Carnival of Fraud: Brazilians Register Disgust at Corruption Scandals

Carnival of Fraud: Brazilians Register Disgust at Corruption Scandals

Editor’s note: The following article excerpt is from our latest Fraud 360 magazine (Issue 1 2015)

Recent fraud scandals within their country appear to have pushed a significant number of Brazilians over the brink. A massive corruption investigation involving government officials and Petrobras, the sixth-largest energy company in the world, lit the spark for what be-came an outpouring of discontent this year that manifested in demonstrations and protests involving millions of Brazilians. 

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Organization Profile: The Fraud Advisory Panel

Organization Profile: The Fraud Advisory Panel

Editor’s note: The following interview excerpt is from our latest Fraud 360 magazine (Issue 1 2015)

CRI Group is a Corporate Member of the Fraud Advisory Panel (FAP). We had the pleasure of speaking with David Kirk, chairman of the FAP. He is a lawyer specializing in fraud matters with a particular emphasis on bribery, corporate liability and financial services regulation.

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Employee Screening: Leave No Stone Unturned

Employee Screening: Leave No Stone Unturned

Editor’s note: The following article excerpt is from our latest Fraud 360 magazine (Issue 1 2015)

As a longtime contractor for a small construction company, “John” was like a part of the family. In fact, it was a family business, owned by two brothers, and they had met John through a fundraiser held by their children’s school. An accountant, John handled most of the bookkeeping during a time when business was growing and the company, “ABC Enterprises,” added more clients — and consequently, more staff.

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Fraud Risk Management: An Organizational Approach

Fraud Risk Management: An Organizational Approach

Editor’s note: The following excerpt is from the cover article of our latest Fraud 360 magazine (Issue 1 2015)

The most effective fraud risk management empowers an organization to control the level of fraud risk. A good place to start for a Fraud Risk Manager wishing to implement a strategy is to look at any previous cases of fraud, both internal and external to the organization, and draw up a list of the major elements which should be in place to reduce the risk of similar events occurring in the future. 

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