Massive increase in staff fraud as firms fail to carry out checks
- New forum created to fight growing risk of staff fraud. Churchard, Claire // People Management;7/2/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p6
The article focuses on the Protecting Employers From Insider Threats forum (Prefit) formed in Great Britain to deal with employee fraud. Prefit said that vetting and screening strategies are needed to fight this type of crime which, according to the Association of Chief Police Officers, is...
- HEAD-TO-HEAD Dismissal register. Boucher, Phil // Employers Law;Jul/Aug2008, p10
The article presents opinions concerning the National Staff Dismissal Register (NSDR) in Great Britain. David Chernick of Reed Screening notes that he supports the register and they use it to help protect employees, customers and other employees. Alison Balchin, employment rights officer at...
- Local. // Finance Week;3/22/2004, p5
Reports that the South African government is losing money through the prevalence of social security fraud in 2004.
- A CASE OF MISREPRESENTATION: Social Security Fraud and the Criminal Justice System in Australia. Marston, Greg; Walsh, Tamara // Griffith Law Review (Griffith University, as represented by its ;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p285
In this article we examine the extent of social security fraud in Australia and the sentencing outcomes for a sample of social security recipients prosecuted in two magistrates' courts in Queensland. What the empirical study illustrates is that the characteristics of those prosecuted for social...
- Consumer Beware. Hawkins, Dana // U.S. News & World Report;12/9/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 22, p34
Victims of identity theft bear the burden of fixing the mess. The preliminary results of a new report by the Identity Theft Resource Center in the United States indicate that victims spend, on average, up to 200 hours and $1,100 to recover their good names. However, there are ways to minimize...
- Insurers Unite: Use Tech To Trap Comp Cheats. Hays, Daniel // National Underwriter / P&C;10/11/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 38, p41
Reports on the adaptation of the fraud detection software developed by Minneapolis-based Fair Isaac & Co. for insurers to fight against workers' compensation fraud. Usability of the system; Explanations regarding the monitoring procedure; Details of the management strategies of the company.
- Selig Cartwright Achieves Job Security; Mr. B. Suffers Hamptons Angst (A new Goldman Sachs washroom attendant adventure). Silverstein, Michael // Moderate Voice;7/16/2010, p14
The article presents a conversation between Selig Cartwright and Mr. B. regarding the fine settlement of Goldman Sachs and Co. to U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) for fraud case. It mentions that Cartwright worries on the fine which might cause problems in the company wherein he can...
- The basis for economic security. Glaz'ev, S. // Problems of Economic Transition;Jul97, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p54
Analyzes the Russian economy from the standpoint of national security. Macroparameters of the economy and indicators of national security; Slump in production and the budget crisis; Growth of the state debt; Reasons for the critical state of economic security.
- Anticipating Bush Plug for A Pension Fix. Heller, Michele; Blackwell, Rob // American Banker;1/29/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 19, p1
Reports the views of U.S. President George W. Bush on national and economic security. Emphasis on retirement investment system protection; Move of the Bush administration in dealing with the economic recession; Implication of retired savings for insured accounts.