February 21, 2007 12:18 ET

NSBN LLP Announces Mary Ayers, CPA, CFE, Earns CFE Certification

BEVERLY HILLS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 --NSBN LLP (, Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants in Beverly Hills, is pleased to announce that the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world's leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, awarded Mary Ayers, CPA, CFE, the globally preferred "Certified Fraud Examiner" (CFE) designation. CFEs are knowledgeable in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Criminology & Ethics, Legal Elements of Fraud and Fraud Investigation.

The ACFE's Board of Regents awards this designation only to select professionals who meet a stringent set of criteria, including character, experience, and education. Ms. Ayers has successfully met these criteria and now joins the ranks of over 16,000 business and government professionals worldwide who have also earned the CFE certification.

In addition to being a CFE, Ayers is a CPA and a Manager in the Audit and Accounting Department at NSBN. Ayers has been with the firm since 1994 and, as an auditor, has had an interest in fraud. "Regardless of your industry, you must protect your business. Part of the creed of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is 'Fraud is Easier to Prevent than to Detect,'" says Ayers. "A proactive approach to preventing fraud is a must in today's business world."

Mary Ayers can be reached at 310-288-4294 or


NSBN LLP is a full service CPA and business consulting firm that has been in practice in Beverly Hills, California, for over 50 years. The firm currently ranks among the top 25 CPA firms in Los Angeles County, with a staff of 75, including 18 partners. NSBN has particular expertise in various industries, including real estate, escrow, nonprofit accounting, entrepreneurial businesses, entertainment and employee benefit plans, as well as high net worth individuals. For more information, please visit

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