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byLowers & Associates | August 13, 2020

Until recently, Continuous Monitoring was, at best, theoretical.  Why?  Because true Continuous Monitoring required real-time access to court records in order to make actionable, informed decisions on employees involved in legal matters.  Arrest record data and other sources were…

byLowers & Associates | August 06, 2020

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”  It’s a fascinating quote with a rabbit hole worth discussing, but taken at face value, it feels somewhat like the truth. Therein lies a conundrum, though, that most…

byLowers & Associates | July 29, 2020

Read this week’s #OurStory conversation with Kris Keefauver, as he recounts an investigation experience with a team of security officers that, until that point, were not empowered nor necessarily trained to take the steps required to work through a suspected crime.

byLowers & Associates | July 24, 2020

In #OurStory this week, Keith Gray blends insights from an epic eight-figure fraud with a few lesser examples to highlight how both people and process actually ALLOW fraud to happen within the Long Tail of the Fraud Triangle.

byLowers & Associates | July 17, 2020

Disclaimer: Portions of this conversation have been edited for length and clarity, and certain locations and details have been modified for privacy reasons. A professional fraudster demonstrates, over time, more wins than losses, presuming s/he can stay out of…