Fraud Lurks

Fraud Lurks is a series of articles focused on fraud prevention and detection, authored by HW&Co. professionals. Each one is based on real-life experience and research. You’ll receive advice, stories, and tools you can use to help defend against fraud- wherever it lurks.

Fraud Lurks: Case Study #3: The OTHER Account

This is the third in a series of case studies of frauds/defalcations which I personally investigated.  This month’s case stud …

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Fraud Lurks: Case Study #2: I Love eBay!

This is the second in a series of case studies of frauds/defalcations which I personally investigated.  This month’s case stu …

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Fraud Lurks: Case Study #1: American Express Gone Wild

Despite my attempts to keep these articles readable, I admit the last two were a bit technical.  I promised to lighten things …

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Fraud Lurks: Business Risk Assessment – For YOUR Business

This is the fifth installment of our “Fraud Lurks” series.  Like any good mini-series, each article can stand on its own but …

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Fraud Lurks: So you need internal controls – MUST READ

This is the fourth installment of our “Fraud Lurks” series. In the initial article, I pointed out an all too common fraud tec …

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Fraud Lurks: In Your Employees Part 2

Last month’s Fraud Lurks article featured employee fraud/embezzlement – part one.  The article referenced the Association of …

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