When it comes employee investigations, sometimes the “smell test” will just not let you rest. You know, those situations when you listen to a story or a business practice, and something just plain stinks. On the surface, nothing appears to be wrong, but there is a smell just below the Read More
Man involved in retail fraud faces prison
Bookkeeper pleads guilty…$400k
Cashier accused of stealing thousands
Gucci wins $9m in counterfeit case
80-year-old woman stole thousands
Man charged in ORC operation
US can’t fall behind in IP enforcement Read More
By Dan Faketty
I remember walking into the office for the first time. A new company, a new position, a new city. The size of the building and the sophistication of the other associates were somewhat intimidating.
I arrived at 6:00 a.m. sharp to make a good first impression. Soon it was time to Read More
$1.1M counterfeit cell phone accessories confiscated
Crook steals $300K from non-profits
Lottery ticket scheme
Employee embezzles $300K
Daytime jewelry heists continue
Iowa State employee absconds with cash
New data breach notification law Read More
As many of you know, I have been researching employee theft, occupational crime, employee dishonesty, and workplace deviance for more than 30 years. I peruse scholarly journals and academic publications regularly for relevant research studies that can help us all better understand this phenomenon. This column features a couple of Read More
Embezzlement is a type of theft involving a person or persons entrusted to property owned by someone else (such as an employee) who then uses fraudulent means to illegally misappropriate the property or cash entrusted to them.
Embezzlement is a breach of the fiduciary responsibilities placed upon a person. In this Read More
This January, The Zellman Group entered into its twentieth year of business. To celebrate this accomplishment, the organization wanted to give back to the LP community. Over the last twenty years, the Zellman team has realized how important education is to the growth of an LP professional.
If you or someone Read More