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Fraud Prevention Tip #32: Provide ‘How-to’ Anti-Fraud Skills Training

All right. Buckle your seat belts. Here’s the single most important thing you need to do to fight fraud. Teach every employee, supervisor, manager, executive and board member the skills they need to fight fraud. So simple. So ‘common sense’. Yet as my business results coach continually reminds me – too often common sense is […]

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Fraud Prevention Tip #31: How to Support Employee Anti-Fraud Behaviors

Cheryl asked me for ideas on what she could do as a manager to support her staff’s anti-fraud behaviors. Here’s the quick list we developed. Think about how these suggestions might apply in your own work. Pride First and foremost, supervisors and employees must have a true sense of pride in their work. They must […]

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Create an Anti-Fraud Presentation for Delivery by Every Supervisor

Fraud Prevention Tip #30: Create an Anti-Fraud Presentation for Delivery by Every Supervisor

Help every supervisor train their team by giving them the “train-the-trainer” tools they will need to successfully share the anti-fraud message with their subordinates. Presentation aids should include: suggested agenda, the CEO call-to-action video, supervisor talking points, presentation slides (PowerPoint or similar with talking points for each), and relevant handout materials (brainstorming guides, Hotline materials, […]

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Countering Risks from Third-Party Relationships

Fraud Prevention Tip #29: Countering Risks from Third-Party Relationships

One risk area of special concern comes from relationships with third parties. Here’s why. Your organization’s relationship with employees is governed by law, policy, and operating procedures. There exists a daily ability to supervise, monitor, reward, and discipline individuals. Information needed for these tasks is available with few barriers. Employees generally share the organization’s ethical […]

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Fraud Prevention Tip #28: Seven Tips for Small Business, Small Government and Not for Profits

Smaller organizations and many not-for-profits face the inherent risk of insufficient staff and limited control resources. These special challenges require special effort by anti-fraud leaders. Here are seven ideas that will help. 1. Create a written Code of Conduct that addresses routine and non-routine situations staff will encounter in performing their work. Provide examples, short […]

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