The Center for Fraud Prevention

Helping youth sports associations fight theft and embezzlement.


Our mission is to help youth sports associations reduce the risk of theft and embezzlement.  Our center is built on the principal of prevention.  Our goal is to reduce the risk of fraud through the implementation of prevention strategies.











Erik Carrozza, CPA, President
The Center was founded by a seasoned finance professional who is currently acting as co-treasurer of one of the largest, all volunteer youth organizations in the country. Concerned about the growing number of fraud cases in youth sports, Erik Carrozza set out to help these organization implement common sense financial oversight.

Mr. Carrozza has been working as a CFO for the last 25 years.  He has developed and implemented processes governing finance, accounting, budgeting, HR and legal functions.


Mr. Carrozza began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers working in both Tax and Business Assurance.


Mr. Carrozza is a certified public accountant and a graduate from Drexel University. He actively participates in his local sports association. 



Stephen J. Labroli, Esq.,   Board Chairman

Mr. Labroli serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Center and acts as a consultant. He has been a licensed and practicing attorney in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1996, concentrating in the areas of business law. He represents a variety of organizations in corporate matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Labroli served as Controller and a member of senior management for a start–up software firm and was responsible for the financial functions of the organization.

Mr. Labroli is passionate about the value of youth sports. He and his family live in Montgomery   County, Pennsylvania. As the father of four children, he has been an active member of his local youth organization since 2002. He has coached and served as commissioner for many baseball and softball programs and, since 2009, has been serving as executive board member and treasurer for the organization which sponsors programs in basketball, soccer, field hockey, baseball and softball.

For many reasons, youth organizations are uniquely vulnerable to fraud. With more and more falling victim at a stunning pace, Mr. Labroli has turned his attention to educating organizations about protecting themselves. The more organizations can implement best practices, the more they can focus on their core mission of providing healthy activities for children.