High risk of fraud
You have seen significant signs of fraud from your spouse. When you see this many red flags, it is highly likely that money has been hidden or spent inappropriately. You didn’t make all of this up in your mind. You saw things that were concerning, and your answers to this quiz show that there have been lots of warning signs. You are right to take this money stuff seriously.This tool is going to be extremely important to help you through the financial part of your divorce. It will guide you through the process of gathering and organizing your documents so that you can be assured of having a complete and manageable set of documents. But more importantly, you’ll learn some easy techniques you can use on the account statements and income tax returns. These procedures will help you determine exactly what has been happening with your family’s money, and will give you greater insight about whether money is missing. This is where you will gather proof of what your spouse has been doing with your money so your attorney can take appropriate action in your divorce. (EXTRA)Fraud investigators say that if you see a couple of red flags, it’s probably no big deal. In your case, there are way too many signs of fraud for you to ignore. You haven’t been imagining things. You have identified many red flags of fraud, and the odds are very high that there are financial shenanigans in your marriage. This tool is going to help you dig into those issues.The first important step is getting all of your bank, credit, card, and investment account statements. After you have obtained all of the account statements and income tax returns, you should spend time going through them line by line. You’re going to look for missing deposits, inappropriate spending, or transfers of money that don’t have any apparent explanation. This sounds like detailed work because it is. But it’s the way to get to the bottom of what happened with your family’s money.Following all of the steps is important for someone in your situation. You may find that you need additional help from a forensic accountant or other financial professional, and that is okay. For now, take a breath. You have good reason to believe that something bad has happened with the money. You’re in good hands here to start getting to the bottom of it.