March is Fraud Prevention Month We at Risque Solutions are proud to be actively involved in the education and protection of organizations falling victim to fraudulent activity. As Certified Fraud Examiners we understand the ever-evolving fraud landscape and that no one is immune to fraud, schemes and scams. Everyone is a target and education is…Read More
For decades acts of fraud never got the media exposure that other crimes have. Gang violence, robbery, murder and drug seizures have always captured headlines. One of the factors being the perception that fraud was often seen as a victimless crimeRead More
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The Competition Bureau of Canada just released The Little Black Book of Scams Your Guide To Protection Against FraudRead More
Workers’ compensation insurance is a type of insurance that provides medical and disability coverage for employees who suffer work-related injuries and illnesses. While most workers’ compensation claims are legitimate, some are inflated or fraudulent.Read More
Pseudocide, “the act of faking one’s own death,” has existed and been committed for centuries. There are many scenarios that might come to mind about why and how someone would concoct and attempt to carry out this type of fraud. Some reasons that, to some people, are obvious and others that are beyond fathomable.Read More
International Fraud Awareness Week is the perfect time to go a step further in your role as an anti-fraud professional and to start discussions amongst peers, coworkers, executives and stakeholders in your community about how important fraud prevention is to society as a whole. You can use any of the free resources provided, or get creative and put your own twist on some of the ideas presented below.Read More
Tax havens have been catering to the super wealthy, dictators, terrorist groups, organized crime and legitimate corporations for centuries.
It is perfectly legal to open a company and/or bank account in an offshore tax haven as long as your country of origin is aware of it and you pay your taxes.
Legal issues arise when…
The lack of correlation between a person’s education and their propensity to fall victim to a fraudster is all too familiar. Fraudsters are entrepreneurs. The types of fraud they perpetrate and the marketplaces in which they find success vary depending on their talents, skills and operating comfort zones.
Also, fraud is a relational crime. Potential victims — prospective marks — will be more susceptible…Read More