0311_irs2Donald Smith has a badge and a gun—and a UAB accounting degree. As a special agent for the Internal Revenue Service, he uses all three to catch criminals who commit financial fraud. The 2006 graduate explains how UAB helped steer his career into number crunching, evidence gathering, and arrest warrants. He also touches on his extensive training, which included a face full of pepper spray.  
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By Caperton Gillett