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byLowers & Associates | November 17, 2020

Where Are the Whistleblowers and Auditors? Today, we continue our special 5-part Fraud Week Coffee Break Series where we invite you to spend time each day learning about various aspects of fraud detection and prevention through the eyes of…

byLowers & Associates | November 16, 2020

Is the Pandemic Helping to Mask Fraud? Fraud Week is an initiative of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to promote anti-fraud awareness and education. Today, we begin a special 5-part Fraud Week Coffee Break Series where we…

byLowers & Associates | November 12, 2020

Cryptocurrency, a form of digital payment that can be spent or traded online for goods and services, is still a relatively new concept. As such, it’s perceived value as both a medium for financial exchange and a potential investment…

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 | 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.