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About Dr.Bob

Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in accounting, fraud examination, fraud criminology, ethics, forensic accounting, external audit, and internal audit, at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix. He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Dr. Minniti is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link. AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute and various state CPA Societies.

If you are a CPA – Don’t Fall Victim to Professional Identity Theft

You are at your desk working on the monthly financial statements when the mailroom drops off a letter from your state Board of Accountancy. You think this is unusual because you paid your dues several months ago, and they shouldn’t be due for two more years. When you open the… Read more »

Data Breaches: What Accountants & Auditors Need to Know

The theft of information, also known as a data breach, is a crime that was virtually unknown two decades ago but is flourishing in the 21st century. A data breach is defined as the theft of personal information including names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, medical information, driver’s license numbers,… Read more »

Are you friends with a sockpuppet?

Is your personal information safe on your social media sites? Unfortunately, many people will accept any friend requests they receive putting them at greater risk for identity theft. In the increasingly active world of identity theft criminals have to find ways gather information on their victims. One common way of… Read more »

Data Breaches: What’s the Risk

The theft of information, also known as data breaches, is a crime that was virtually unknown two decades ago is flourishing in the 21st century. A data breach is defined as the theft of personal information including names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, medical information, user names and passwords, and… Read more »