Employee theft

More instances of employee theft during the holidays

Very often, our private investigators are called for corporate investigative matters -including various matters including fraud and employee theft. A 2013 survey from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners showed that during the holidays, fraud and theft in the workplace actually go up by about 20%. According to the FBI, workplace theft actually costs companies…

Holiday employee theft: Christmas for criminals

Holiday employee theft: Christmas for criminals

The holiday season is upon us. With all the chaos upon retail stores, December is a key month for thieves. And with all the retail theft that happens around this time of year, it’s one of the busiest times of the year for my private investigative agency (another being Valentine’s Day). Business owners usually conceptualize…

Employee theft

Workplace theft: Two recent cases

Reputable statistics on workplace theft show that nearly 75% of employees have stolen at least once from their employer, and over half of those are repeat offenders. The types of theft that occur today differ from those in the past. While some employees are still stealing physical items or cash from their workplace, other types…

prevent information leaks

Prevent information leaks

Morrisons is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United Kingdom. Recently, they faced a challenge when an employee leaked thousands of personal staff details online, which included salaries, bank account details and addresses. This post discusses what companies like Morrisons can do to prevent information leaks.