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Embezzlement safeguards

5 things you can do to protect your business from an accountant gone wild.

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Lake Architectural turned its books over to an accountant - only to have its funds ravaged by a man who later pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from his clients. Here's what experts say you can do to safeguard your business.

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Last updated April 30 2008: 10:53 AM ET