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2017 Winter Extravaganza

Screen Shot 2017-01-26 at 12.00.00 PMOn January 17, 2017, Steve spoke at the 2017 Winter Extravaganza, an charity event sponsored by the New England Claim Executives Association (NECEA), the Hartford Association of Insurance Professionals, the CT Insurance Marketing Association, and the Hartford Pond of the Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International.

Steve addressed the topic of employee theft and embezzlement and how pervasive it is within businesses today. He also discussed the need for more employee theft insurance coverage for most businesses.

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Public Signs: The Start Of A Trend For Consequences?

Day after day, people choose to break the law, and there simply are not enough resources available to address the growing frequency of crimes.  Naturally the resources are directed towards the most serious offenses, such as homicides, assaults, sexual assaults… Read More »

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Is “Trust” a consideration in designing and implementing internal controls?

When I am working on evaluating, designing and implementing internal controls and accounting procedures within client organizations to minimize the risk of employee theft and embezzlement, I am frequently asked why certain measures are needed, given that a certain individual… Read More »

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Documents and Images – “Live or Memorex”?

A few years back (maybe dating myself) Memorex ran an ad campaign whereby they proclaimed their recordings were so realistic  it was hard to tell if it was live or recorded.  Funny how successful advertising lines can stick with you… Read More »

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Embezzlement versus Larceny: Ice Cream Truck?

Larceny is a legal term for theft or stealing, the taking of another’s property for personal gain with no intent to return the property (permanently deprive rightful owner of their property). Embezzlement is a form of larceny, with some unique… Read More »

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