Looking to prevent fraud in your organization? Here are some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to protecting your company’s money.
Many of us volunteer our time on behalf of a charitable organization. However, nonprofit organizations can easily fall prey to fraud due to the lack of internal controls and financial oversight.
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In some ways, embezzlement can be perceived as similar to any addiction. Once a fraudster starts, they have a hard time stopping. Worse, with each repeated theft, the “good employee gone bad” gains confidence that they will never get caught. They think that they cannot be caught, or at minimum that they are “smarter than everyone else” – that is, until the experienced forensic CPA or Certified Fraud Examiner arrives!
Aside from disclosing sensitive personal information that allows the recipient to steal your identity, there’s a good chance that hitting the submit button on this fraudulent email would also infect your computer with a virus, or enable some other stealth software to latch onto your operating system. Don’t be fooled!
In 2014, breaches of Fortune 500 companies were mostly associated with the loss, exposure, or theft of personally identifiable information and intellectual property. The result? Cybercrime and compliance costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas.