Gamifying Fraud Investigations

When I first entered this industry, I thought applying all of the knowledge I gained when I earned my Certified Fraud Examiner credential and worked fraud cases in law enforcement to the cases coming across my desk would be easy. But it was a bigger challenge than I had imagined. I attended every training I could find, met with experienced …

Property Division on Divorce: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Don’t leave money on the table during divorce! By understanding property division on divorce, and knowing what property can and cannot be included in the marital estate, you will have a better chance of getting your fair share. Like any other misfortune in life, many of us think that divorce will never happen to us. The unfortunate reality is that …

Data Analysis Gives Tools To Detect Fraud

The use of technology in business has resulted in increasingly large quantities of data and electronically stored information. A few questions often presented to business leaders include: What data should be stored? How should data be stored? How should we protect the data and what should we do in the event of a breach?

Two Tulsa Professionals Honored

Two Tulsa professionals have been honored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts with the prestigious 40 Under Forty award. Janae Castell, a certified valuation analyst, and Leah Wietholter, a certified fraud examiner working as a forensics accountant and private investigator, were honored.

Leah Wietholter – NACVA 40 Under 40 Honeree

Leah Wietholter was recognized by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the industry’s leading professional organization, and the Consultants’ Training Institute as a member of the 2014 40 Under 40 class for her contributions in the field of financial forensics. The inaugural class is comprised of 40 honorees representing nearly 20 states across the United States. The public …

Several Strategies Available to Fight Fraud

As a certified fraud examiner, I’ve investigated numerous fraud cases from minor cash theft to embezzlement cases exceeding $1 million with the potential to bring down entire organizations. Fraud is one of the most detrimental situations any business, especially small businesses, can face.

Playing Multiple Tunes

The Journal Record recently published an article by Kirby Lee Davis talking about young entrepreneurs in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Leah Wietholter shared her work experiences with The Journal.

5 Questions with Leah Wietholter of Workman Forensics

1: What is forensics accounting and why is it important to companies? I help companies know the story behind financial information. Essentially, I tell my clients where money came from and where money went. Most of my business clients have noticed anomalies in their financial information. Such anomalies could include unexplained difficulties with cash flow; losses in inventory; or delinquent …

Oklahoma Magazine 40 Under 40

Oklahoma Magazine recently featured Leah Wietholter of Workman Forensics in their annual “40 Under 40” spotlight of Oklahoma young professionals. Read the excerpt about her from the article and watch the video of the interview she gave.

No mystery about her success

[TULSA,OK] – When Leah Wietholter was growing up in Bridgeport, Texas, she loved reading mystery fiction.

But when it came time to go to college and choose a vocation, she selected accounting. She is a graduate of Oral Roberts University and did her graduate work at the University of Tulsa.