byLowers & Associates | November 10, 2017

International Fraud Awareness Week begins next week. The point of Fraud Week, sponsored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), is to raise the visibility of occupational fraud and abuse, and to remind organizations to review and improve…

byLowers & Associates | November 02, 2016

Sadly, the number of active assailant incidents continues to increase, with 40 incidents in 26 states over the past two years. It is more important than ever to consider the risk for your organization, institution or business. OSHA requires…

byLowers & Associates | September 28, 2016

In the 2016 update to the invaluable Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) analyzed 2,410 cases of occupational fraud that cost more than $6.3 billion in losses. Extrapolate this…

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…