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Wake-Up Call

If you're waiting for employee fraud to land on your doorstep, you just might get what you aren't actually prepared for. Surprisingly, many business owners gamble with this fraud risk, or haven't stopped to consider that it could actually happen to them. With losses due to employee fraud now reportedly having doubled annually, now is…
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The Gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper An asset to a decision maker, but quite often a thorn to a salesperson, trying to breach the gatekeeper is a dance, of sorts. "A gatekeeper in business is much the same as the image the term brings to mind—someone standing at an entry point to prevent unwanted traffic from coming through. It's…
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Open Payments Hasn’t Been a Perfect Science…..Validu Can Help Change That

According to an article covering a recent  audit  by the Office of Inspector General, "The Open Payments database needs to improve the accuracy, precision and consistency of some of its data to ensure doctor financial transparency and help consumers better use the information."  Under the Sunshine Act there have undoubtedly been major strides, but there…
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It’s All In The Details

Repeat skimmers get comfortable the longer they get away with it. Eventually, they start missing the details. “It’s a very easy fraud to commit these days,” said Craig Greene, founding partner of McGovern Greene LLP, a forensic accountancy firm based in Chicago in Las Vegas," in a recent article. "Dodgy trips on company or the…
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