The American Institute of CPAs has published an article by Josh Howard addressing the best way to handle internal investigations that may involve forensic accounting or otherwise bear indicia of fraud. The full text of the article can be found on the AICPA website.
Prior to Governor McCrory’s appointment, Josh Howard served as a member of the Wake County Board of Elections. He has long experience in the field: as an Assistant United States Attorney he successfully prosecuted both Republicans and Democrats for fraud and corruption. Josh also worked in Washington on DOJ-White House teams supporting the Supreme Court nominations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito. He is a veteran of several political campaigns, including work as a field staffer on a Presidential campaign in Iowa, New Hampshire, and other early-primary states. For complete coverage of Josh's appointment and election, see ABC 11 and WRAL's websites.
Josh Howard and Joe Zeszotarski were both named to Business North Carolina's 2013 Legal Elite. Both Howard and Zeszotarski are on the criminal law section of the the annual list. This marks the first year Josh Howard is honored on the criminal section, having been named in the corporate category in 2011 and 2012. This year marks the sixth consecutive year Joe Zeszotarski is listed in the criminal specialty. The full 2013 list can be found here.
The North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys will be cracking down on mortgage fraud and other financial crimes, according to an article published on WRAL on January 2nd, 2013. View the complete text of the article here. The lawyers of Gammon, Howard & Zeszotarski have extensive experience in white collar criminal cases at both the state and federal levels. As deputy criminal chief in the US Attorney's Office, Josh Howard has handled dozens of mortgage fraud cases with investigators including the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, North Carolina Banking Commission, and federal law enforcement agencies. Josh Howard & Joe Zeszotarski have defended financial crimes in every part of North Carolina.
Josh Howard was quoted in a September 14, 2012 article in the Triangle Business Journal on the increase of suits filed under the state and federal False Claims Acts. The full text of the article can be found here.
Josh Howard has recently been featured in several articles and videos about early voting in Wake County. As a member of the Wake County Board of Elections, Josh was interviewed about the additional early voting hours and sites required by the State Board of Elections.
Josh Howard was quoted in an August 31, 2012 article in the Triangle Business Journal on Medicaid fraud. The full text of the article can be found here.