Our project aims to detect potential earnings misstatements in company accounts filed with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). But what are financial misstatements? There is no set way to detect potential earnings manipulation, however there are a number of measures, or scores, that can flag company accounts for further investigation.
Earnings Inspector is a free service for journalists and citizens to highlight companies suspected of producing fraudulent earnings reports. Our goal is to make the methods of financial statement analysis more accessible to the world of business journalism. We are currently in beta. More Information.