Business & Investment Fraud
Fraud Loss Advice for Small Businesses

Fraud Loss Advice for Small Businesses

Posted: December 27, 2013 at 12:08 pm   /   Business & Investment Fraud, Business Protection

John Canfield from Business2Community.com has some advice for business owners on how to avoid fraud losses in those crucial early days. When you are in the beginnings of starting up your business or in the heady days of growing your business, one often neglected part of your business may be the operational headaches and risks […]

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why do good people do bad things

Psychology Of Fraud: Why Good People Do Bad Things

Posted: December 19, 2013 at 12:11 pm   /   Business & Investment Fraud

This is a fascinating study into the psychology behind why normally upright citizens commit fraudulent behaviors. The illustrations are definitely worth a look too, so be sure to click through and read the whole article. Enron, Worldcom, Bernie Madoff, the subprime mortgage crisis. Over the past decade or so, news stories about unethical behavior have […]

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Prevention Better Than Cure When it Comes to Fraud

Prevention Better Than Cure When it Comes to Fraud

Posted: March 21, 2012 at 3:55 pm   /   Business & Investment Fraud, Business Protection

Chicago Tribune article titled An Ounce of Fraud Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure looks at the prevalence of finical and investment fraud and how to avoid it. Financial fraud is alive and well, and claiming more victims than ever before. Scams are getting more sophisticated and harder to identify, and even seasoned investors […]

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Mets Owners Must Return $83 Million in Madoff Profits

Mets Owners Must Return $83 Million in Madoff Profits

Posted: March 5, 2012 at 4:50 pm   /   Business & Investment Fraud, Consumer News

The Mets team and its owners are in hot water over accepting payments from Madoff, reports WSJ online: A federal judge ordered the owners of the New York Mets baseball team and their business partners to return as much as $83 million they withdrew from Bernard Madoff’s firm and said a jury will decide whether […]

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How to Fight Back Against Rising Financial Fraud

How to Fight Back Against Rising Financial Fraud

Posted: February 29, 2012 at 2:51 pm   /   Business & Investment Fraud, Business Protection, Internet & Email Scams

Financial fraud complaints to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) quadrupled during the past decade and are up 35 percent in the past three years alone, according to The Rise of Financial Fraud, a recent brief from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. According to the brief, the public is generally unaware of the […]

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