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Reviewing current and historical fraud data reveals an implausible finding. Despite the refinement of company fraud prevention programs and a corresponding sophistication in employee fraud schemes, the old bogus expense report is a bigger problem now than 16 years ago.
Semi-annual surveys conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Read More
The harm from employee theft grows as the value of property increases. For example, the FBI says a vice president of product development at Tiffany & Co. systematically stole $1.3 million worth of jewelry from the company, checking out jewelry to show to potential buyers or for other marketing purposes Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Richard C. Hollinger, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also the director of the Security Research Project, an academic research institute that focuses exclusively on retail loss prevention and security issues, including conducting the annual National Retail Security Survey.
Dr. Read More