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PTO, School Groups Beware: Rash of Embezzlements Amoung These Groups

In monitoring embezzlement stories received via Google Alerts each day, I have noticed a constant stream of new embezzlement cases involving schools, school groups, PTO groups within schools, and other related victims. While thefts from these groups are not unusual,… Read More »

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Embezzlement within a hair salon: what volume did they do in this business?

The volume in this San Antonio hair salon business much have been tremendous for the owners to have not notice the alleged embezzlement of over One Million Dollars. It seems incomprehensible how a scheme this large could have occurred and… Read More »

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Woman Receives 20 Year Prison Sentence – For Embezzling?

Reading the morning Google News articles on embezzlement, I was truly flabbergasted when I saw this story. In my experience it has been difficult if not impossible to have a convicted embezzler see the inside of a jail cell.  If… Read More »

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The Game Of Monopoly: Preventing Fraud?

How can a well-known board game, such as “Monopoly”, help prevent fraud and embezzlement? Per the instructions: “The Banker.  Choose a player to be the Banker who will look after the Bank and take charge of auctions.  It is important… Read More »

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Santa Wasn't The Only One Busy Christmas Eve: Embezzlement

Embezzlements occur throughout the year, and Christmas season is no exception.  In fact, in my experience the rate of theft and embezzlement is greater in the November and December time period, commonly with the illicit proceeds used to fund holiday… Read More »

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