Data Breaches in the News: Is Your Company Next?

Fraud Expert Dan Draz Explains the Data Breach Du Jour First Target, now Neiman Marcus. It seems major retailers are being targeted for data breaches. Is this a major fraud event, or just another in … [Read more...]

The Largest Securities Fraud in California History

Securities Fraud Charges Filed Against Walter and Kelly Ng Zintro reports Department of Justice felony charges have been filed against Walter and Kelly Ng, who are believed to have stolen … [Read more...]

Is Your Nonprofit at Risk of Embezzlement?

Financial fraud is damaging to any organization, but it's even more painful at nonprofit organizations where every dollar matters. In addition to a loss of funds, news of internal theft at nonprofits … [Read more...]

Manhattan D.A.: Stiffer Penalties Needed for Wall Street

One of the subjects that I routinely discuss in my White Collar Crime classes is whether or not current sentencing guidelines for white collar criminals are sufficient enough to deter the crime. While … [Read more...]

John David: Financial crime running rampant

On Friday, I posted a blog piece referencing a study which suggested corporate fraud was down last quarter. Then, today, I stumbled on this piece which discusses how financial crimes are running … [Read more...]

Tough Times Breed Financial Cons

Fraud exists in all economic situations… good or bad. But the one thing we know for sure is that in a depressed economy the amount of fraud increases dramatically, across all industries, especially as … [Read more...]