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Press Room: Fraud Solutions in the News

fraud solutions press roomWhen it comes to the news, we’re not afraid to contribute insights, share observations and unique opinions. That’s what makes us thought leaders in the fraud consulting field.

In the Fraud Solutions Press Room, you’ll find press releases, scheduled appearances, quotes from news stories where we were interviewed on breaking issues and direct links to feature articles and op-ed pieces we’ve been asked to contribute for online sources and print media.

When you have questions, want insightful information or need the best in class, contact Fraud Solutions. We’re not just another expert source… we’re the answer.

Daniel Draz, Principal of Fraud Solutions, is available for expert quotes and guest articles concerning fraud and related topics. Please contact dan@fraudsolutions.com with press requests.

Follow Fraud Solutions on Twitter @fraudservices for the latest fraud news and updates.

PRESS ROOM: NEWEST UPDATES:

October 27, 2016 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Solutions News Update 10.27.16

October 20, 2016 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Breach Myths Debunked: Long Term Business Impact

October 18, 2016 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.18.16

October 13, 2016 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Drone Privacy: Obliteration Incidents Rising

PRESS ROOM: OLDER UPDATES (2015 and Earlier):

December 02, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Drones: Flying the Fraudly Skies

March 03, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Ginsburg: Groupers Aren’t Tangible Object

February 27, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 02.27.15

February 24, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Risk Cocktails: Lethal Consequences

February 20, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 02.20.15

February 17, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Downtown Fraud: Downtown Fraud Ya Up

February 12, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 02.12.15

February 10, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Filling Stations: Felonious Fuelups

February 05, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 02.05.15

February 03, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Financial Crime: What’s In Your Data?

January 29, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 01.29.15

January 27, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Detection: The Austin Saga

January 23, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 01.23.15

January 19, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Phantom of the Airline

January 15, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 01.15.15

January 13, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Difference Between Know Fraud – No Fraud

January 09, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 01.09.15

January 05, 2015 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Bad Actors: Kickin it Old School

January 05, 2015 – Daniel Draz interviewed by Kasia Fejklowicz of Consumer’s Digest for short article on employment scams.

December 29, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Solutions: 2014 “Best Of” Blog Edition

December 26, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 12.26.14

December 22, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Big Data: Analyze This!

December 18, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 12.18.14

December 15, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Tis the Season – The Twelve Days of Fraud

December 11, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 12.11.14

December 08, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Biggest Breach Ever

December 04, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 12.4.14

November 27, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 11.27.14

November 25, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud is Fraud – Language Does Not Matter

November 21, 2014 – Daniel Draz keynotes the opening session of the Canadian LOMA Conference in Toronto, Ontario.

November 21, 2014 – Daniel Draz presents Tools for Intuitive Claims Handling training session on at the Canadian LOMA Conference in Toronto, Ontario.

November 20, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 11.20.14

November 17, 2014 – Daniel Draz keynotes the opening session of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) Annual Conference in Cincinnati, OH.

November 17, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Intuition: Difference Between Greatness and Average

November 14, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 11.14.14

November 11, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): You Can Pay Now or Pay More Later

November 06, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 11.06.14

October 30, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.30.14

October 27, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Trends – Track Now To Predict Future

October 23, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.23.14

October 20, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Epic Fail! 7 Deadly Business Sins

October 16, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.16.14

October 10, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.10.14

October 06, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): God Fraud: Flock Fleecer’s Are New Reality

October 02, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 10.2.14

September 29, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Forward Thinkers: Organized Crime

September 25, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 09.25.14

September 18, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 09.18.14

September 15, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Credit Card Fraud – Part of the Fraud Enigma

September 11, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 09.11.14

September 8, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): The Fraud Enigma: Good or Bad?

September 4, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 09.14.14

September, 2, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Layoffs: Really?!

August 28, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 08.28.14

August 21, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 08.21.14

August 18, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Connectivity – It’s Not WHAT You Know But WHO

August 14, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 08.14.14

August 11, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud is like Underwear – It changes daily

August 7, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 08.07.14

August 4, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud – A Family Affair

July 31, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 07.31.14

July 28, 2014 – Original article, Jacked! 5 Reasons Why You’ll Get Ripped Off written by Daniel Draz featured in the LinkedIn Publishers forum.

July 28, 2014 – Original article, (Investigations and Audits: Developing an Effective Game Plan) written by Daniel Draz and published at Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor.

July 27, 2014 – Daniel Draz interviewed for article on Intellectual Property and steps small businesses can take to prevent theft.

July 24, 2014 – Daniel Draz and social selling expert Jeff Molander, engage on Social Media Profile redesign and social selling strategy specific to the fraud profession. Fraud Solutions will be launching a competitive new selling approach in the short term which capitalizes on thought leadership, industry expertise and published content.

July 24, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud News Update 07.24.14.  This is the first blog post of a new series being released every Thursday featuring insights, analysis and commentary of breaking fraud news stories.

July 23, 2014 – The LinkedIn piece we wrote on Social Media Espionage continues to be well received day over day and as of today’s date has over 500 views.

July 21, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Pay Per Click Fraud: The Blame Game

July 14, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Embezzlement – The Knockout Punch. This piece is dedicated to fraud fighter, extraordinaire, Lisa Rose, who passed away suddenly on the morning of 7/13/14. She will be missed by all!

July 8, 2014 – Fraud Solutions is pleased to announce that our original long form content was accepted for publication on the LinkedIn publisher’s forum: Social [Media] Espionage – What’s Your Exposure?

July 7, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Academic Fraud – The Locker Room Lineup

July 1, 2014 – Media news. Fraud Solutions is pleased to announce that our content feed’s been added to top blog aggregater Alltop. Alltop features “best in class” content and this is recognition of our unique insights and thought leadership.

July 1, 2014 – Original article (The Fraud Factor) written by Daniel Draz and published at Businesstips.com.

July 1, 2014 – Original article (Pirates in Accounts Payable: When Employee’s Plunder, Pillage Revenues) written by Daniel Draz published in PAYTECH, The Official Publication of the American Payroll Association.

June 30, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fighting Fraud Effectively: Beware of Elves Hidden Under Corporate Rocks

June 30, 2014 – Daniel Draz interviewed by L.A. Times Travel Editor Catharine Hamm for an article: On the Spot: Beware the phone and email scams

June 23, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Strategy: What’s in Your Company’s Toolbox?

June 18, 2014 News of our own…Fraud Solutions is pleased to announce that Daniel Draz will be keynoting the opening session of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) Annual Conference November 17, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH.

June 11, 2014 – Daniel Draz interviewed for Regions bank article, Fighting Fraud with Internal Controls.

June 1, 2014 News of our own…Fraud Solutions is pleased to announce that Daniel Draz will be keynoting the opening session of the Toronto (LOMA) conference November 21, 2014.

April 22, 2014 – Daniel Draz quoted in Tech Page One article: The data model that might prevent crime

April 14, 2014 – Daniel Draz quoted in Deseret News National article on digital crime: Thief in the Night: Stealing in a Digital Age

March 28, 2014 – Daniel Draz, Principal of Fraud Solutions, hosts a training session for CEO’s with original content, sponsored by training partner ExecSense, titled: “Establishing a Fraud Detection Plan for Your Company.

March 5, 2014 – Daniel Draz authors original fraud content published at pharmacompliancemonitor.com: Fraud Readiness: Is Your Company Fraud Fit or Ready to Flat Line?

March 3, 2014Just Announced: Fraud Solutions and our training partner ExecSense are pleased to announce that Daniel Draz, Principal of Fraud Solutions, will host a training session for CEO’s on March 28, 2014 titled “Establishing a Fraud Detection Plan for Your Company. More details to follow.

February 28, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fight Fraud by Thinking Like A Criminal – But Beware of Actual Criminals

February 21, 2014 – Daniel Draz featured for an article about entrepreneurs at BusinessInfoGuide.com

February 5, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog):Employees Gone Wild – A Plethora of Fraud Cases

February 5, 2014 – Daniel Draz quoted in an article about information security and data privacy and protection for the apartment industry, Identity Theft: Is Your Renter Data Protected” If it’s not, you’ll have a lot more than angry tenants on your hands.

February 4, 2014Just Announced: Daniel Draz has been asked to provide regular featured fraud content, unique insights and thought leadership for the business advice site businesstips.com. Content coming soon!

January 28, 2014 – Daniel Draz featured in article on The Conference Board Review, Winter 2014 Issue – We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now: Practically everyone’s job today requires managing risk in some form. Are you prepared?

We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now

Practically everyone’s job today requires managing risk in some form. Are you prepared?

– See more at: http://www.tcbreview.com/winter-2014/we-are-all-chief-risk-officers-now.html?limitstart=0#sthash.m4IUz660.dpuf

We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now

Practically everyone’s job today requires managing risk in some form. Are you prepared?

– See more at: http://www.tcbreview.com/winter-2014/we-are-all-chief-risk-officers-now.html?limitstart=0#sthash.m4IUz660.dpuf

We Are All Chief Risk Officers Now

Practically everyone’s job today requires managing risk in some form. Are you prepared?

– See more at: http://www.tcbreview.com/winter-2014/we-are-all-chief-risk-officers-now.html?limitstart=0#sthash.m4IUz660.dpuf

January 23, 2014 – Daniel Draz featured fraud presenter for upcoming General Counsel Webinar hosted by EXECSENSE: Establishing a fraud detection plan for your company. First release date January 24, 2014 with subscription, on demand audio available all year long.

January 21, 2014 – Daniel Draz featured in article on American Express Open Forum Fraud Alert: How To Protect Your Business From Hackers.

January 16, 2014 – Daniel Draz interviewed for article on data breaches in the apartment industry and preventative measures to protect consumer’s information for multifamilyexecutive.com. Release date pending.

January 14, 2014 – The Editor called and asked if we had a take on the Target/Neiman data breach? Original content posted at CommPro.biz. Data Breach – The Word “Du Jour:” Is There a Target on Your Company’s Back?

January 8, 2014 – Daniel Draz interviewed for article on small businesses and beginning of the year anti-fraud checkups for an upcoming piece in the American Express OPEN Forum. Release date pending.

January 7, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Reefer Madness: Medical Marijuana and Fraud.

December 20, 2014 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Tis the Season – The Twelve Days of Fraud

December 17, 2013 –  Daniel Draz interviewed for an article on internal controls to be posted in the business resource section of a banks customer facing website. Release date pending. Interview generated after the reporter read March 28, 2011 piece written by Daniel Draz for CSO Magazine: Fraud prevention: Improving Internal Controls – Internal Controls aren’t fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

December 10, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Rock ‘n’ Roll Bank Fraud: This guy got money for nothing and chicks for free

November 21, 2013 – Webinar: “In the Office with Daniel Draz of Fraud Solutions” presented by Onstream Media and Commpro.biz

November 19, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by the Conference Board Review for an article on the threat associated with social media. Release date pending.

November 15, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Motives – Greed vs. Need

November 6, 2013 – Fraud Solutions featured on the Reuters-PR Newswire billboard in Times Square during International Fraud Awareness Week! Read more about this exciting development in our Press Release which went out to the national media today.

November 4, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by businessinterviews.com for a feature on Fraud Solutions and the exciting and innovative work we’re doing.

November 4, 2013 – Fraud Solutions selected by ProfNet to be featured on the Reuters-PR Newswire billboard at Times Square for our success in using their tools to interact with the media on fraud stories.

November 1, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by the Credit Union Times for an article about Call Centers and fraud prevention. See Threat of the Week: Call Centers Under Attack

October 31, 2013 – Daniel Draz quoted extensively in the Zintro Blog on the DOJ case against the NG’s, Prevalence of Securities Fraud: $700 Million Case in San Francisco.

October 31, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by the Deseret News Service for an article on the State of Theft and where we’re at today. Release date pending.

October 29, 2013Just Released. Daniel Draz quoted in Medical Office Today: Are Online Coupons Appropriate For Your Practice?

October 28, 2013 – UPDATE This morning the Governance and Accountability Institute issued a Press Release announcing the appointment of Daniel W. Draz, M.S., CFE as Fellow of the Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute.

October 28, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Fraud Prevention Strategy – The Best “Mime the Crime!”

October 23, 2013 – Original article by Daniel Draz on the relationship between trust and internal fraud released on CommPro.biz. See “The Revenue Drain – That “Sucking Sound” is Lost Revenue: Trust Your Employees but ALWAYS Verify.

October 18, 2013 –  Daniel Draz quoted on tom’sGuide – tech for real life. How Seniors Can Reduce the Risk of Identity Theft

October 18, 2013 – Daniel Draz published online at Evan Carmichael’s syndicated entrepreneur site: Increase Revenue, Profit and ROI Without Adding New Customers: Decrease Fraud

October 15, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Ten Steps to Mitigate Fraud Risk and Increase Profitability.

October 14, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed for the October issue of Blueprints. See his insights on preventing occupational and internal fraud in Do You Trust Your Employees

October 11, 2013 – PR Newswire releases Expert Alert. Expense Fraud – What to Do When Someone Claims to Work for the CIA. Daniel Draz discusses the John Beale case, the red flags associated with employment issues and actionable steps employers can take to prevent this kind of fraud abuse and loss.

October 11, 2013Liars and Thieves and Spies… What a Mess! (Featuring Congress, the EPA & the CIA). The recent case involving the EPA’s former employee, John Beale, left Daniel Draz scratching his head wondering how an employer could “stick their head in the sand” for so long and just completely “miss the boat” on how to correctly handle an employee situation! The inability for anyone to handle the situation correctly, and many had a chance to do so, resulted in a loss to the government (and taxpayers) of almost $1,000,000. Read more about the issue, get Daniel Draz’s unique business insights, and learn some of the steps that employer’s need to take to get it right, and prevent fraud, at CommPro.biz.

October 9, 2013 – When an Editor at (Healthcare Risk Management) wanted information on the $276,000,000 Tuomey verdict for healthcare fraud, Daniel Draz shared unique enterprise fraud risk management insights on steps risk managers can take to ensure a healthy, risk free environment and keep their institutions from experiencing these kinds of issues. Release date scheduled for early December 2013.

October 8, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Low Organized Crime Quotients Mean Vulnerability: What’s Your OC IQ?

October 8, 2013 – It’s National Customer Service week and there’s definitely a correlation between major fraud events and customer care. The reality is…the care you provide your customers during a major fraud event may mean the difference between customer retention and profitability. See our unique interpretation of this topic (National Customer Service Week – Customer Care During a Fraud Event is Imperative!) at CommPro.

October 7, 2013 – Vocational interview for career interest in the fraud profession. Provided insights and observations for students interested in a career in this field and why the fraud profession continues to be hot globally! Release information pending.

October 4, 2013News of our own…Fraud Solutions is pleased to announce that Daniel Draz was named Fellow of the Governance & Accountability (G&A) Institute. Watch our Media Center for G&A’s forthcoming press release with the announcement. The opportunity to contribute will be immediate – customized fraud content for delivery to C-Suite executives is already in the works.

October 3, 2013 – Featured interview for The Sparefoot Blog on data breaches, causation, business protection strategies and consumer awareness/protection: What Everyone Needs to Know About Protecting Personal Data

October 2, 2013Just Announced: Daniel Draz will be featured in an Onstream Media and CommPro.biz co-sponsored event on November 7, 2013 @ noon (CT). “In the Office with Daniel Draz, Founder of Fraud Solutions.” A riveting hour with insightful fraud information, dialog, useful corporate enterprise fraud risk management tips, post fraud messaging strategies and a Q & A session with one of the nation’s leading fraud professionals.

October 1, 2013 – Fraud, abuse, deceptive business practices and false advertising are all issues in the online review industry. While not everyone plays the game in a shady manner… there are many players who do leading us to conclude that you can’t believe everything you read on the Internet. Of course, we’ve known that for years BUT recently the NY AG’s Office released a press release discussing a year long investigation into players in the online review industry. Read our take on the deceptive business practices in The Fraud Behind Fake Online Reviews published this morning at CommPro.biz.

September 30, 2013 – Original content (Fraud Solutions Blog): Types of Business Fraud: Evaluate your anti-fraud approach lately?

September 27, 2013 – Daniel Draz quoted in article on American Express OPEN forum: How To Protect Your Business Ideas From Copycat Competitors

September 26, 2013 – Embezzlement in all verticals where individuals have access to business funds is prevalent. Unfortunately, non-profits are not exempt from having money stolen from them and there continue to be numerous examples where this has occurred and the effects can be catastrophic. Aside from having robust internal controls, this article focuses on the signs and symptoms that non-profits should be on the lookout for to avoid large scale victimization. See the article: Embezzlement: Is There a Fox in Your Financial Hen House?

September 25, 2013 – PR Newswire releases Expert Alert Online Reviews – Is Anyone Really Who They Claim to Be? Daniel Draz discusses the NY Attorney Generals investigation into false advertising and the creation of fake online reviews.

September 24, 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by Daniel B. Wood for The Christian Science Monitor Article: Facebook regret? California law lets kids erase embarrassing posts. A first-of-its-kind California law requires social media companies such as Facebook to allow teens to erase posts. But the Internet has no true ‘permanent delete’ button, experts say.

September 23, 2013 – Law360 interviewed Daniel Draz (NY ‘Astroturfing’ Cases Mark Fertile Ground For Civil Suits) for his opinions and insights concerning the New York Attorney Generals settlement announcement with 19 Companies to stop writing fake online reviews and pay more than $350,000 in fines (“Operation Clean Turf” Concludes Year-Long Undercover Investigation Into Reputation Management Industry, Astroturfing And False Endorsements).

September 23, 2013 – PR Newswire releases Expert Alert on “The Face of Fraud — Five Years After the Financial Crisis.” Daniel Draz discusses FBI investigation statistics, regulatory acts and the lack of impact these Acts have had on corporate fraud at the 5th Anniversary of the financial crisis.

September 18, 2013 – When CommPro.biz, one of the top corporate communication sites, wanted an analysis of Martha Stewart and Omnimedia’s 10 straight years of losses, and the effect on brand damage, they requested insights from Fraud Solutions. See the article (Brand Damage – The “F” Word May be the Death of your Business) for our unique interpretation of the cause which the editor described as brilliant!

June 2013 – Daniel Draz interviewed by NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business) for article on the use of social media in employment background investigations. (Before you Snoop Online: What Employers Need to Know About Using the Internet in the Hiring Process)

May 22nd, 2013 – Interview with Dirk VanderHart, the Portland Mercury, for opinion on complex Identity Theft Case (The Identity Thief – How One Woman Gamed the State Government – Again and Again)

May 2013 – Article for PayBefore: Viewpoint Number 1 Fraud Fighting Strategy Self Examination – Regularly evaluating the people, processes and technology you use to fight fraud will help you stay one step ahead of the fraudsters.