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Another day… another friend is the victim of a financial crime.

Another day, another friend with a personal financial crisis.  The latest, a friend who had unauthorized activity perpetrated through illegal access to his debit card.   I received this latest request for advice and assistance from a friend through FaceBook, of… Read More »

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Twelve Traits – The Source

As a few individuals accurately identified, the source of these traits instilled in young men worldwide is…. The Boy Scouts. http://www.scouting.org/ Trustworthy    Loyal     Helpful     Friendly     Courteous     Kind Obedient     Cheerful     Thrifty      Brave      Clean      Reverent In fairness, as I only have boys… Read More »

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The Embezzler. James M. Cain. Avon Book Company, 1946. A Great Read!

I found this great book on employee embezzlement and bought it on-line.  Used, it cost me a few dollars.  The title – “The Embezzler.” What a great book.  It is a simple story of a bank employee embezzling from the… Read More »

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Do Credit Card Companies Bring Fraud On Themselves?

I just don’t understand when certain things occur that make no sense to me. Today, for instance, I received a booklet of courtesy checks at my home.  These courtesy checks are linked to a corporate credit card I maintain for… Read More »

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Great Article – Theft of Receipts Schemes Thriving

This article appearing February 21, 2010 illustrates two key points I highlight in my writing and speaking. First – theft of cash receipts schemes continues to be the method of choice, stealing payments intended to employers and diverting them for personal… Read More »

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