Fraud is usually taken to mean the gaining of an illicit advantage through deception and in particular the manipulation of financial information or accounting records. The word “fraud” has been used for many years in this context, but an exact internationally recognised definition is less easy to determine.
Tightening the chain on fraud Procurement fraud has a far lower profile than more headline-worthy varieties – but it provides rich pickings for its perpetrators. How can businesses prevent it? Paul Guile has some advice.
Silence of the scams
Fraud has never been so international or so professional - and businesses are the major target. Ros Wright has some tips on stopping fraud occurring either within or against your organisation