byLowers & Associates | November 18, 2016

Every two years, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) performs and publishes research on worldwide organizational fraud. These reports have rearranged the landscape on organizational fraud by providing a bedrock data-based description of the incidence, characteristics and impact…

byLowers & Associates | November 16, 2016

This week is International Fraud Week, an annual awareness effort organized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to shine a spotlight on fraud. It is estimated that fraud costs approximately 5 percent of annual revenue for organizations…

byLowers & Associates | July 14, 2016

Occupational fraud is a common problem. It is even more common than most businesses know, since many incidents are never even detected. When fraud hits, a business can be devastated by the financial costs, along with damage to morale…

byLowers & Associates | June 01, 2016

A recent report out from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) confirms a growing and alarming trend – occupational fraud continues to rise, and with it businesses are ravaged by massive costs. The multi-layered impact of occupational fraud…

byLowers & Associates | December 23, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we are pleased to share our most popular articles from the Risk Management Blog in 2015. 1. 4 Red Flags of Money Laundering or Terrorist Financing One of the most important aspects of…