All Businesses Are At Risk!
“Fraud is ubiquitous; it does not discriminate in its occurrence. And while anti-fraud controls can effectively reduce the likelihood and potential impact of fraud, the truth is that no entity is immune to this threat. Unfortunately, however, many organizations still suffer from an ‘it can’t happen here". Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (2014) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
“69% of South African respondents indicated that they had experienced economic crime, which is nine percentage points higher than in 2011”. PwC’s 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey February 2014.
“Global statistics reveal that as much as 7% of a company's annual turnover is being lost to fraud, theft and corruption. Commercial Crimes such as fraud, theft and corruption in South Africa is costing the business community over 100 billion rand per year”. BDO
“Commercial Crime increased by almost 46% in the past 9 years. 32% in the past 5 years alone”. SAPS
“Commercial crime is on the rise in South Africa. Its impact on businesses and its employees can be absolutely disastrous. An old and very successful Business was compelled to close its doors after a trusted accounts clerk managed to embezzle almost R4m over a period of 16 months. The fraud severely impacted the Company’s cash flow and revenue, resulting in the retrenchment of employees and the ultimate closure of the business”.An Actual Case Investigated
Is Your Business At Risk?
Is Employee, Service Providers & Customer fraud, theft & corruption costing your business revenue & placing your business’ existence In danger? The changing nature of business has created new opportunities, but also new fraud risks and potential threats to your business. Managing the risks, incidents and consequences of Commercial Crimes has never been more demanding or more crucial. Business of all sizes and across all Industries are increasingly looking at Forensic Specialists to support them in dealing with the prevention and investigation of Commercial Crimes such as Fraud, Theft and Corruption.