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Saving the Evidence is Key in Suspected Fraud Cases

If your organization has a strategy in place to deal with suspected fraud, you’re ahead of the game over those that suddenly come face to face with it. Preserving evidence is key, though this can be a challenge without a proper strategy. Companies also have to decide what to do with the suspect(s) involved during […]

Prosecuting internal fraud

Would it surprise you to think that prosecuting workplace fraud is actually one of the best ways to discourage it? We were able to uncover a theft of $450,000 for an insurance company. The account director had come across something that didn’t seem right, which he discovered during the company’s fiscal year-end. He’d decided to […]

Profiling a Fraudster: employer tips

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) says only an estimated four per cent of fraud committed against a company is ever discovered by external auditors. There are many ways that employers and companies can guard against this crime – including keeping a close eye out for certain signs. Perpetrators are often white-collar criminals with […]

email fraud

Email fraud is common: it even happens at work

Did you know that email isn’t – and was never deigned to be – a secure way to communicate? Fake emails can be quickly created and doctored to look real, reliable, legitimate. We’ve done many investigations that illustrate how easily email can be manipulated. Too often people don’t challenge or question iffy emails. One of […]

Competition Bureau obtains court order to advance ongoing investigation of Bell

Today, the Competition Bureau obtained a court order to advance an ongoing investigation into some of Bell Canada Inc.’s marketing practices. The Bureau is examining potentially false and misleading representations made in connection with the promotion of Bell’s residential services, including home phone, internet and television sold separately or in bundles. The order granted by […]

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