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Spreadsheet fixes to reduce errors, save time


March 18, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, Internal controls, Special report

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With the amount of financial info you have to track, a spreadsheet is one of your most potent tools. But the more important (and complicated) a spreadsheet is, the more likely it is to have one of these major flaws.

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Risk of swindles is higher this year — 3 ways to fight back


March 11, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, Internal controls, Special report

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Chances are you’ll face more security threats this year. Are you ready?¬†

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Bet I can guess your password…


February 25, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, Special report

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Think of all the sensitive company info on your computer. It’s all at risk if someone guesses the right 6-8 characters.

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New twist on an old scam


February 17, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views

You know not to send sensitive data to someone who e-mails you and claims to be from IRS. But would you recognize this legit form as a potential scam?

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Psst…if you steal, we’ll keep it quiet


February 16, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Fraud prevention, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views

You’d probably think if you discovered an employee was committing fraud that your company would report it. Don’t be so sure.

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Expense report padders confess their secrets


February 11, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, Internal controls, Special report, T&E

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It’s easier to catch T&E swindlers if you know why — and how — they do what they do.

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4 tools to keep finance info safe


January 28, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views

It’s not just your own company’s financial info you have to worry about.

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Must-ask questions to find the best vendor


December 3, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views, T&E

One of the most important facets of a successful credit or purchasing card program is finding¬†a card issuer who’s just right for you.

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4 ways to keep your card program secure


December 2, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views

Corporate cards are safer than most other forms of payment. But even they aren’t totally bulletproof.

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3 horror stories: Heading crooks off at the pass


November 25, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Fraud prevention, Hiring & training staff, Special report

No matter how strong your controls or how much thought goes into hiring, eventually someone will try to scam your company.

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