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Popular Frauds | Protect Your Organization

One Fraud... Two Fraud... Three Fraud... No organization wants to wake up to find themselves suddenly the center of unexpected liability or unwelcome scrutiny due to fraud. Fraud costs organizations more if it's ignored, and no matter what you think, your organization is not immune from it. The ACFE's Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse states that the median loss caused by fraud was $145,000 - if you're a small business, that could spell disaster. 22% of the cases in the study reported fraud loss of at least $1 million.

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Should internal whistleblowers be incentivized? To some degree yes!

Internal whistleblowers aren't necessarily looking for a monetary reward Most employees who report wrongdoing internally do it because they believe something will be done about it. Most employees, who would potentially blow the whistle, feel that if their whistleblowing actions have a positive impact on the organization, that's incentive enough for them to report. They are not necessarily looking for a financial reward in order to report on any wrongdoing. However, a reward of some sort is a motivator for employees to take action and blow the whistle. 

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Should Internal Whistleblowers Be Incentivized? To Some Degree Yes!

Internal whistleblowers aren't necessarily looking for a monetary reward Most employees who report wrongdoing internally do it because they believe something will be done about it. Most employees, who would potentially blow the whistle, feel that if their whistleblowing actions have a positive impact on the organization, that's incentive enough for them to report. They are not necessarily looking for a financial reward in order to report on any wrongdoing. However, a reward of some sort is a motivator for employees to take action and blow the whistle. 

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An Effective Whistleblower Program | The Basics

800 hours of unused sick leave? A recent article in the Internal Auditor told the story about how an anonymous tip lead to the dismissal of Richmond, VA's head of finance. Investigations by the city auditor found the employee had become eligible for just over $400,000 in benefits from more than 800 hours of unused sick leave that was accumulated. 

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An Effective Whistleblower Program - The Basics

800 Hours of Unused Sick Leave? A recent article in the Internal Auditor told the story about how an anonymous tip lead to the dismissal of Richmond, VA's head of finance. Investigations by the city auditor found the employee had become eligible for just over $400,000 in benefits from more than 800 hours of unused sick leave that was accumulated.

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CDN financial institutions can benefit from a compliance program

Canadian firms can benefit from regulatory compliance

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