Shrinkage: getting out of hot water
- Small businesses beware: scams abound. Shanoff, Barry // World Wastes;Dec98, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p10
Reports that small businesses are the usual targets of scams in the United States. Business owners' lack of experience to recognize fraudulent schemes; Increase in the number of complaints of the United States Better Business Bureau; Lack of protection laws for small businesses.
- How to prevent fraud in small business. Kremer, Dennis B. // Fairfield County Business Journal;9/9/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p38
Provides tips in preventing fraud in a small business in the U.S. Evaluation on the vulnerable part of the business; Creation of policies to eliminate employee motivation and temptation for fraud; Procedure in detecting fraud acts.
- Are your employees robbing you blind? S.G. // Inc.;May98, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p117
Presents information on a study of small companies which are prone to fraud, by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, in Austin, Texas. Details on the results of the study.
- How to prevent fraud in a small business. Kremer, Dennis B. // Westchester County Business Journal;9/9/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 36, p46
Details the prevention of fraud in small business. Management of employees by the business owners; Evaluation on the vulnerability of business; Distribution of responsibilities among employees; Employment of a certified public accountant to monitor the financial condition of the business.
- Scam artists never sleep. Morris, Hal // Nation's Business;Jul96, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p29
Presents information and ways for United States small businesses to recognize and avoid scam artists. Artists' use of bank-like words; Operations of unlicensed businesses; Distribution of faxed chain letters.
- Workplace fraud. Bibb, Lee L. // Fort Worth Business Press;2/14/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p23
Comments on the effects of fraud in the workplace on small businesses. Losses of U.S. companies to workplace fraud; Action needed to be taken by employers to reduce the losses; Various schemes used by employees.
- Protecting your assets: Don't let check fraud put you out of business. Bollman, Andy // Nation's Restaurant News;02/09/98, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p30
Opinion. Offers advice to small business operators on how to protect their business from check fraud. Use of high-quality desktop publishing technology to produce nearly perfect copies of a check; Check alteration strategies; Ways to avoid being victimized by check fraud; Security measures...
- Don't get suckered into small businesses scams. Clark // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);09/17/99, Vol. 46 Issue 38, p42A
Cautions United States small businesses against get-rich schemes and other frauds. Identity of the perpetrators; Sampling of get-rich schemes being circulated across the US; Common characteristic of the schemes.
- Hackers Target Online Banking By Small, Midsize Companies. // Treasury & Risk;Apr2010, p10
The article discusses the increasing phenomenon of fraud attacks involving transfer of funds perpetrated against the small business community in the U.S.