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What Private Investigation Services Can Do for Business Owners and Businesses

Private investigators can often play critical roles in the corporate world, helping large and small businesses alike. They can offer a myriad of services which help companies combat fraud, recover assets, perform due diligence and more. Below are some of the most types of corporate investigations conducted by private investigation professionals.

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Hiring a Private Investigator for Employee Theft

Regardless of a company’s scale, every business faces susceptibility to employee theft in various forms. According to the CRA, an unsettling 75% of employees said they’ve stolen from their employer at least once. While the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates that companies lose an estimated 5% of their total revenues to fraud, which includes employee theft. Our latest post delves into why companies opt for private investigative services and provides guidance on recognizing theft and understanding when the involvement of a private investigator is warranted.

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Business Fraud Statistics for 2023

The current global economic and geopolitical situation has created a multitude of challenges for businesses and individuals worldwide. The uncertainties surrounding financial stability and employment have heightened risks, increasing the potential for fraudulent activities that can further harm businesses. In this article we’ve compiled the most significant business fraud statistics for 2023.

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Hire the Right Corporate Investigator in Toronto

Hiring a Corporate Investigator in Toronto should be taken very seriously as they will deal with private and sensitive company data and may be privy to corporate secrets once hired. Whatever your reason is for hiring a Corporate Investigator, the last thing you want is to make mistakes that can severely affect your business in the future. Below are the top tips when it comes to hiring Corporate Investigators.

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A Closer Look at Corporate Fraud: Part 2 (Duplicate Payment Scams)

In our continuing series examining frauds that target corporation, we will examine a scam known as duplicate payment fraud. Duplicate payments may not always be attributed to fraud. In many cases, the duplicate payment may be caused by poor administration of a company’s master vendor file. Or a duplicate payment could be initiated through a billing error by the company who is owed the money. These errors are often detected and usually reconciled through communication between the vendor and the customer.

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Haywood Hunt and Associates Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Fenton to lead the OSINT | Intelligence Division of their Corporate Investigations Team.

As a 28 year veteran of the Vancouver Police Department, and 12 years spent in the Technological Crimes Unit, Mark recovered approximately $600 million in compromised financial data. He has provided crucial intelligence in relation to a number of high profile data breaches across North America, which resulted in the successful arrests of a number of global suspects.

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