May 2020
18th May 2020

SOCIAL LEGAL AID

Legal aid is the provision of assistance to people who are unable to afford legal representation and access to the court system. Legal aid is regarded as central in providing access to justice by ensuring equality before the law, the right to counsel and the right to a fair trial. The eligibility for legal aid is based on both the client’s annual income and his assets.
4th May 2020

The Fraud Triangle

The fraud triangle provides a lens from which to examine any fraud. The fraud triangle is comprised of perceived pressure, perceived opportunity and rationalization.
4th May 2020

Fraud Recruitment

People typically become involved in already existing fraud schemes as a result of power that is exercised on them by another individual. The five (5) separate types of power include: reward, coercive, expert, legitimate and referent. It is through either one or a combination of several types of power that a potential fraud perpetrator is influenced to become involved in a fraudulent scheme.
4th May 2020

Create a culture of honesty, openness, and assistance

People typically become involved in already existing fraud schemes as a result of power that is exercised on them by another individual. The five (5) separate types of power include: reward, coercive, expert, legitimate and referent. It is through either one or a combination of several types of power that a potential fraud perpetrator is influenced to become involved in a fraudulent scheme.
4th May 2020

Eliminate opportunities for Fraud

The five (5) ways to eliminate Fraud opportunities are: (1) having good internal controls; (2) discouraging collusion between employees and customers or vendors and clearly informing vendors and other outside contacts of your company’s policies against fraud; (3) monitoring employees and providing a hotline (whistle-blowing system) for anonymous tips; (4) creating an expectation of punishment; and (5) conducting proactive auditing.
4th May 2020

Comprehensive approach to preventing and deterring Fraud

Most organizations do not have a comprehensive approach to preventing and deterring Fraud. In fact, most companies don’t think about fraud until they experience one. When fraud occurs, they go into crisis mode, investigate and try to resolve the fraud, and then wait until another fraud occurs.
4th May 2020

Proactive Fraud Auditing

Very few organizations actively audit for Fraud. Rather, their auditors are content to conduct financial, operational and compliance audits and to investigate Fraud only when symptoms are so egregious that fraud is suspected.
4th May 2020

Fighting COVID-19 scams

Fraud Perpetrators are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around corona-virus.
4th May 2020

Coronavirus: Fraud Perpetrators follow the headlines

Fraud Perpetrators are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. Those scammers are setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information.
4th May 2020

Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Fraud Perpetrators are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus.