byLowers & Associates | November 18, 2019

This week is the 2019 International Fraud Awareness Week, an initiative of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to encourage business leaders and employees to prevent and minimize the impact of fraud in the workplace. Occupational fraud, that…

byLowers & Associates | May 28, 2019

Can the Fraud Triangle Help Us Understand How the Higher Ed Admissions Bribery Scandal Happened?   High-profile stories of fraud in corporate America are commonplace, but the details surrounding Operation Varsity Blues – the biggest college admissions bribery scandal…

byLowers & Associates | November 16, 2018

This Saturday, November 17, 2018, will conclude the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2018 International Fraud Awareness Week. Serving as a global effort to minimize the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education, we were proud to…

byLowers & Associates | November 15, 2018

It would be really good to know who in your organization is most at risk of perpetrating a fraud. You could then take steps—counseling, reviewing controls, rotating jobs—to protect against that risk. Theoretically, the Fraud Triangle does a good…

byLowers & Associates | November 17, 2017

Occupational fraud awareness is the focus of Fraud Week but it’s also a rising concern of organizations year-round. At least that’s the message in the data from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners: 2016 Report to the Nations on…