With our years of experience in investigating cases of occupational fraud, we?ve proven that it is often the case that a suspected perpetrator of fraud is indeed guilty. After all, there won?t be any smoke if there isn?t fire, right?
It is often a baffling question how fraud can happen in your organization; and if you?re asking this question, you?re one of the thousands of executives, managers, and business owners who want to find out how and why fraud happens. So how does fraud happen? What contributes to it? What are the signs it could be happening in your organization?
We all know the negative consequences of making the wrong hire ? it can lower your organizations overall morale, hinder productivity, and even impact customer relations. But did you know that the cost of replacing an experienced worker who doesn?t work out can cost 50 percent or more of that individual?s salary, and these costs go up if the employee has specialized skills.
Any investigator worth his salt these days knows that harnessing the power of the social web is a must. With so much information being shared by people via their social media accounts, the amount of data you can harness just by knowing what tools to use is impossible to ignore ? and you shouldn?t be oblivious to it!