Employee Theft

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Conducting Telephone Interviews for Theft Investigations

How was I going to secure an admission if I couldn’t look the employee in the eyes, observe his body language, and gauge deception in all the ways interviewers are traditionally trained?
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LPM Insider’s Top 5 Employee Theft Articles of 2018

Employee lawsuits over bag checks, expanding theft admissions, and the reasons why good investigators fail: these topics were of great interest to LPM Insider readers this year.
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Employee Investigations: Does It Pass the Smell Test?

When it comes employee investigations, sometimes the "smell test" will not let you rest. You know, those situations when you listen to a story or a business practice, and something just plain stinks.

Interview and Interrogation Training: Proper Dress for an Interview

In this week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip from the archives, provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, Wayne Hoover, CFI, discusses the way that you should dress for your interview with a dishonest associate.

Interview and Interrogation Training: Best Timing for the Interview

This week’s International Association of Interviewers video tip from the archives, provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Chris Norris, CFI, director of WZ Europe and International Training, looking at the best timing for an employee interview.

Interview and Interrogation Training: Assumptive Questions

This week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tips from the archive, provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, feature Wayne Hoover, CFI, looking at the soft accusation assumptive question during an interview.
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Don’t Give Up Your Evidence during Employee Investigation Procedures

Many times, the guilty individual will intentionally shade the truth in an attempt to salvage his self-image or to reduce the seriousness of what he has done.
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How to Expand Admissions in Employee Theft Cases

It is rare for an associate to be caught the first time they engage in dishonest behavior. When a person is caught the very first time they steal, it is likely they have been involved in a pattern of theft activity elsewhere.

Interview and Interrogation Training: Behavioral Norm

In this week’s International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip from the archives, provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, Brett Ward, CFI, divisional vice president of client relations and business development for WZ, asks, “How important is the development of the behavioral norm?”
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5 Ways Employees Are Stealing from Your Stores Right Now

Implementing targeted theft-deterrent strategies depends on consistent record-keeping, organization, and pattern recognition. A data-driven incident management process is the only way to keep pace with an extremely adaptable foe.

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