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byLowers & Associates | December 10, 2020

In 2019, there were an estimated 1.2 million violent crimes and almost 7 million property crimes in the U.S.  While these numbers appear staggering, when compared with YOY estimates for 2018, robbery offenses in 2019 fell 4.7%, burglaries dropped…

byLowers & Associates | December 04, 2020

Over the last 9 months, the specie market and the financial industry have seen the value of stored assets increase exponentially. At the mid-year point, for example, this report was tracking the value of gold as up 30 – 50%…

byLowers & Associates | November 20, 2020

Think it’s too good to be true? (You’re probably right.) This week, we have been proud to recognize and support the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2020 Fraud Week initiative with our special Coffee Break Series. Fraud Week is…

byLowers & Associates | November 19, 2020

Think You’re Not at Risk? Think Again. Our special 5-part Fraud Week Coffee Break Series continues today where we invite you to spend 10 minutes each day learning about various aspects of fraud detection and prevention through the eyes…

byLowers & Associates | November 18, 2020

Looking at the Fraud Triangle During COVID-19 Today, we continue our special 5-part Fraud Week Coffee Break Series with another episode to address important fraud prevention topics with insight from our Certified Fraud Examiners and subject matter experts. Fraud…