Fraud in the News – April Edition

Posted Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations The next time you take a mental break to browse the headlines, here are some fraud-related suggestions: Vanity Fair published the riveting story of an elaborate scheme in which a world-renowned doctor seduced an NBC producer, and how it all came crashing down. The Intercept published an in-depth...

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Protect Your Pot of Gold

Posted Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations There’s a reason leprechauns hide their pot of gold at the ends of rainbows – they don’t want just anyone getting their hands on it! Below we recommend three quick tips for protecting your company’s pot of gold: Define your risk threshold. Know what will make you walk...

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Fama and Bishops Services Announce Strategic Partnership Providing Social Media Screening to Due Diligence Base

Posted Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

(New York, NY, February 27, 2018) – Fama, a social media screening technology company, recently announced a strategic partnership with Bishops Services, a Sterling Talent Solutions company and leader in investigation and corporate due diligence. The partnership is designed to provide a superior social media screening product to Bishops’ domestic and international due diligence client...

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Bishops Services and Fama – The Perfect Match

Posted Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

You may have seen our recent announcement that Bishops Services is now partnering with Fama, in order to bring our clients the latest in social media screening technology. If you’re not familiar with Fama and their social media reports, here are some more details to help you understand why Bishops’ is so excited to be...

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Knowing Too Much

Posted Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations According to data compiled by Domo, in 2017 the daily output of data was roughly 2.5 quintillion bytes per day. This data comes from social media, online apps, ecommerce sites, emails, text messaging and on and on. In this age of folks essentially living their lives online –...

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Tips for Re-screening Employees After a Merger or Acquisition

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Acquisitions and mergers are a common occurrence in today’s business world fueling growth and profitability, expanded market share and the introduction of new products and services. There are many items to be checked off on the “to do” list during the merger process from the organizational side, but what about the human factor? Reasons for...

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5 Tips for Fraud Prevention

Posted Friday, November 17th, 2017 by Angela Fabek

Our blogs and infographics this week have provided a lot of facts and data regarding fraud in the work place. Now that you’re fully aware of the costs and impact associated with fraud, we want to help make sure you’re setup for success when it comes to fraud prevention. Today we bring you 5 basic...

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Infographic: How Much Can Identity Theft Impact Your Life?

Posted Thursday, November 16th, 2017 by Angela Fabek

Data breach. Identity theft. System hacks. Those words are enough to start the heart racing if you’re a business owner or manager. You think, “How can this be? I do everything possible to protect my networks, computers and customer data.” Yes, and the criminals always seem to be one step ahead. The reality is your...

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Infographic: The Cost of Complacency

Posted Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 by Angela Fabek

When it comes to the impact of fraud on your company, whether you’re proactive or reactive can make a big difference on the amount of money lost. There are many ways to stay ahead of fraud before it becomes too costly – computer monitoring, tip lines, IT controls and regular account reconciliation are a few...

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Infographic: How Much is $3.7 Trillion?

Posted Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 by Angela Fabek

Each year $3.7 trillion is lost to fraud, according to ACFE’s 2016 Report to the Nations. A number that big is hard to fully comprehend. How many times do you think $3.7 trillion in stacked nickels could reach the moon? If you lived to the average lifespan of 78 years, how much money do you think...

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