"Gonzaga's College Crime Fighters Help Lock Up Local Embezzlers"
Accountant teams help solve small-scale crime
Tom Sowa The Spokesman-Review
Spokane police Detective Stacey Carr finally has somewhere to turn when she can’t investigate an office embezzlement or a case of identity theft inside a local company.
Carr’s one of three city fraud detectives. But all three, she said, lack the accounting skills to track down evidence to nail an employee cheating a company.
This year, however, Carr is getting help from a dozen accounting students from Gonzaga University. In a new program called the Justice for Fraud Victims Project, three supervised student teams gather the paperwork needed so a business owner can recover money, plus help law enforcement prosecute the criminals. (click here to see full article)