Tackling Internal Fraud: Weeding Out The Enemy Within
June 25, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT
Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT) -- Advancements in technology have made fraudulent schemes easier to perpetrate, and have allowed criminal activity to expand in both quantity and nature. Today, corporate fraud is limited only by the creativity of the perpetrator. The most obvious effect of internal fraud is damage to a company’s financial bottom line. Another significant impact is that the company’s reputation takes a nosedive, the practical implications of which are extremely destructive.
This article spells out the steps that in-house counsel can undertake in handling a case of internal fraud...