eBook: The Employer’s Guide to Detecting and Preventing Employee Theft
According to the ACFE’s Report to the Nations, the typical organization loses five per cent of its annual revenue to fraud, translating to a potential total fraud loss of more than $2.9 trillion worldwide.
Median losses in the study were $160,000 with nearly a quarter of them being more than $1 million. The frauds in the study lasted a median of 18 months and the perpetrators often displayed warning signs, such as living beyond their means and experiencing financial difficulties. Anonymous tips were the most common means of detection.
- Smart Hiring
- Employee Training and Education
- Reporting Systems/Hotlines
- Internal Security Policies
- Conducting Regular Audits
- Investigating Incoming Tips