employee theft

The disgruntled corporate thief

The corporate thief is an individual we deal with on a regular basis. The statistics on the percentage of employees stealing from 1969 to the third quarter of 2006 remained constant at approximately 15%. This is not only our company’s findings but consistent with the top firms in the Untied States engaged in rooting out…

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The Case of the Soda Pop Thieves – Employee theft discovered by private investigators

A large soda pop manufacturer in Southern California suspected that they had a growing problem with employee theft, and called upon Martin Investigative Services to investigate. Management at the company recommended that we put undercover agents in their main factory. As this is a very expensive and time-intensive option, we convinced the executives to allow…

Employee theft on the rise: Apple retail stores

Employee theft on the rise: Apple retail stores

Technology website Gizmodo.com recently featured what appears to be a systematic problem within Apple Inc.’s retail stores in its December article “Exclusive: Corrupt Apple Store Employees Come Forward Across America.” Accounts of outright employee theft, destruction of company property, and fraud were exposed with dozens of reports of former Apple employees boasting about their time…

Protecting corporate assets in Mexico

More than 18,000 companies with United States investments have operations in Mexico, and U.S. companies have invested $145 billion in Mexico since 2000, according a report by the U.S. Department of State. With companies continuing to invest in Mexico, the need for private investigations protecting corporate assets in the region has increased exponentially. Many of…

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Tips for companies to avoid employee theft

For most companies, it’s become increasingly difficult to avoid employee theft, as the growth of such theft has skyrocketed. A U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey estimates that 75 percent of all employees steal at least once, and that half of these steal repeatedly. According to the same survey, employee dishonesty costs American businesses in excess…