Fraud

How much is your personal identity worth?

Have you ever stopped to think about the value of your personal identity if it was stolen?  You may be surprised at the answer.

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Bank fraud, and wider financial scams are on the up – and Australia is badly hit.

The inaugural KPMG Global Banking Fraud Survey has found that 61 percent of banks have reported an increase in external fraud in value and volume over the past three years.

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Corporate Credit Card fraud is rising so how can we prevent it?

Corporate credit cards are not new. but, surprisingly, we are seeing a significant increase in frauds perpetrated through these cards.

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Reported fraud is on the decline but the perpetrators are becoming more ‘professional’

There was a sharp decrease in number and value of frauds in 2016-17 – but the average value of a fraud remains fairly constant at around $3.1m.

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The noose is tightening on foreign bribery and corruption in Australia

The risk of foreign bribery is increasing in Australia, given our location and the significant business dealings we have with countries in the Asia-Pacific region

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Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house no words were spoken, just the click of a mouse

A cautionary tale from Forensic Partner, Stan Gallo with sincere apologies to Clement Clark Moore

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Protecting whistleblowers – it’s a delicate balance

The Federal Government seeks to walk this delicate line in the exposure draft of Australia’s proposed new whistleblower regime, released on October 23, 2017.

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The frequency illusion and why your employees are your best defence against fraud

Organisations must have a targeted strategy to help prevent and detect fraud, corruption and other misconduct says Steven Roberts

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The New Payments Platform has financial institutions divided on fraud risk management

The New Payments Platform has financial institutions divided on fraud risk management

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Stopping the next crypto-currency collapse: regulating digital exchanges

As the number of digital currencies has increased and awareness of their use in both criminal activity and terrorism financing has grown, the Australian Government has recognised the importance of regulating digital exchanges.

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Christmas in July – Beware the Grinch

The ATO has reported that this time of year and the months that follow, often sees a spike in a range of scams aimed at tricking people into providing sensitive information or paying non-existent fees that can see them out of pocket for thousands of dollars.

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The New Payments Platform: fraudsters will be ready but will we?

With 35 countries implemented, or scheduled to move to near real time payments systems a new world of opportunity for fraudulent payments is also opening up. Although systems differ between…

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Uncharted waters, the rising tide of Australian fraud

Much attention has been given to issues like the Budget deficit and the possible impact of a Trump presidency on our economy. But there is another issue of growing concern – the rising tide of fraud in this country.

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