Protecting the Most Important Network
- Fraud knows no boundaries. Ochs, Joyce R.; Parkinson, Kenneth L. // Business Credit;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p42
Discusses the growing number of fraud or white-collar crimes that are being committed worldwide because of technology. European Union and the United States' estimated annual loss from fraudulent checks; Example of a fraud that is not computer related; Why international fraud goes unchecked;...
- Protecting your company from fraud. Grill Jr., Norman G. // Fairfield County Business Journal;04/24/2000, Vol. 39 Issue 17, p34
Discusses critical business areas to monitor for fraud. Thorough examination of bank reconciliations; Monitoring of employees; Most prevalent payroll fraud schemes; Falsifying hours of labor; Importance of paying attention to the job duties of sales personnel; Recommendation of segregating...
- Help! Is This Check Fake? Brown, Stacey; Gain, Andrea; Lake, Melissa; Sellaro, Jamie; Shearer, Billie // Sheriff;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 61 Issue 5/6, p44
The article provides tips on how to avoid the counterfeit check scam in the U.S. If the routing numbers that are found at the bottom of the check is blurry or the print is a fat dull type, then it is a fake. Contact the issuing bank using a local phone number, not the one provided in the check,...
- Sounding an identity-theft alarm. Lim, Paul J. // U.S. News & World Report;04/23/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 16, p74
States that identity theft is the fastest-growing white-collar crime in the United States as of spring 2001. Number of Americans who become victims of credit-card fraud; Cost of credit bureau Equifax's daily credit-monitoring service, which could speed up the time it takes to spot the crime.
- AFP ramps up probes into foreign bribes. Durkin, Patrick // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);8/10/2015, p3
The article reports on the investigations launched by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) against companies that are involved in foreign bribery transactions as part of its broader actions on white-collar crimes in 2015.
- BRINGING WHITE-COLLAR CRIME BACK IN: AN EXAMINATION OF CRIMES AND TORTS. Blum-West, Steve; Carter, Timothy J. // Social Problems;Jun83, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p545
This article presents information on crimes and torts in the U.S. Criminologists who prefer a sociological definition of crime advocate the inclusion of white-collar violations in the study of criminal behavior. Some of the more recent advocates of the study of white-collar violations as...
- the Mystery at Wolf Creek. Smith, Gita M. // Atlanta;Mar2006, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p102
This article presents information on the first calculated sweep of a metro Atlanta neighborhood to weed out Georgia's most pervasive white-collar crime, mortgage fraud. The payoff at the end of the day: two arrests for racketeering and theft, evidence to support mortgage fraud indictments later...
- Ignoring Federal Sentencing Guidelines Is Risky. Maatman Jr., Gerald L. // National Underwriter / P&C;11/15/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 43, p43
Explains the seven criteria of a sound corporate compliance program in the United States in connection with the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. Establishment of standards and procedures that reduce the chances of corporate criminal conduct; Appointment of compliance officers;...
- `Pin' down your identity and credit card safety. // Marines;Jan-Mar2000, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p6
Offers advice on how to prevent identity theft and credit card fraud, two of the fastest growing white-collar crimes. INSET: 24th MEU Is One Step Closer To Deployment.