Risk Perspectives - Keeping a lid on workplace fraud

Emotive words like duplicity, dishonesty and deception have perhaps unfairly tainted the corporate landscape. Mercifully, instances of 'white collar crime' are far less prevalent than some have suggested - the exception rather than the norm.Fraud is defined as deception made for personal gain and it is classified as a criminal offence. Firms are held accountable for the actions of employees who have knowingly committed fraud in the workplace, whether this is through theft or dishonesty. Ther