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Banking fraud alert: Unveiling the latest schemes

Fraud within the banking industry has grown into an increasingly pressing issue, marked by a noticeable surge in both the frequency and financial impact. The Global Banking Fraud Survey reveals that more than half of respondents reported a significant upswing in both the scale and occurrence of fraudulent cases Another study...

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The role of whistleblowing and digital forensics in exposing data manipulation fraud

In cases of occupational fraud, the perpetrators not only devise intricate schemes to deceive organizations, but also employ various techniques to conceal their illicit activities. One such technique is data manipulation. This technique is prevalent in major fraud cases such as Enron, Theranos, Olympus, and a recent case in Indonesia: the...

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Brand Jacking: Understanding and Addressing its Consequences

Brand jacking: Understanding and addressing its consequences

In today's digital age, brand protection has become more crucial than ever, thanks to the rise of brand jacking. Brand jacking, also known as brand hijacking or brand impersonation, refers to the malicious act of exploiting established brands for deceptive purposes, posing significant risks to both brand owners and consumers.  In...

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Recognize 4 fraud scenarios in small and medium enterprises

Fraud knows no discrimination. Small to large businesses cannot be separated from exposure to fraud risk. However, small businesses are more vulnerable because they tend to be limited in terms of resources. What factors make businesses generally vulnerable to fraud? - Employees perform more than one job (multitask). - Employees’ overconfidence with each...

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How skip tracing can help law firms

In almost every case, law firms would need to locate people who are avoiding cases. However, this is not easy. Plus, it is difficult to get people to cooperate and be willing to be involved in a legal case. Therefore, skip tracing is needed. What is Skip Tracing? Skip tracing is a...

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Fighting counterfeit drugs: When the cost of a consumer’s life is as thin as a package

Counterfeit drugs, jumped out of the skin, lurking increasingly in the market. Prices that are relatively cheaper than the original product shoot up the possibility of consumers consuming counterfeit drugs. Packaging is one of the primary markers used, besides price, to distinguish between genuine and counterfeit medicines. Unfortunately, it becomes harder...

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