byLowers & Associates | November 13, 2018

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 2018 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse offers a treasure trove of data you can use to assess how your organization’s fraud profile stacks up against other organizations in terms…

byLowers & Associates | November 12, 2018

You discover your erstwhile trusted employee has been skimming funds to support a gambling habit. What do you do? Your first response is possibly unprintable, and understandably so. Your cooler head will prevail, and look at a small series…

byLowers & Associates | November 09, 2018

Fraud costs organizations worldwide an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues, according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The ACFE’s 2018 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse analyzed 2,690…

byLowers & Associates | June 26, 2018

Occupational fraud, referring to fraud caused by an organization’s own employees or executives, is among the most preventable fraud risks that a company faces. While preventable, this form of fraud is also one of the most prevalent in organizations….

byLowers & Associates | December 20, 2017

The ending of one year and beginning of a new year is a great time to give your organization a fraud prevention check-up. This natural time of reflection and renewal provides an opportunity to better protect your organization from…