Category Archives: Industry News

Feb 3, 2017

Industry News

Payroll red flags


  Payroll Fraud is the theft of cash from a business via the payroll processing system. With 27% of all business being affected by Payroll Fraud, why not make things easier for yourself and ensure…

Jan 30, 2017

Industry News

Types of Payroll fraud


  Payroll Fraud is the theft of cash from a business via the payroll processing system. With 27% of all business being affected by Payroll Fraud, why not make things easier for yourself and ensure…

Jan 25, 2017

Industry News

What is Payroll?


Payroll is the process of providing compensation to employees for their efforts on behalf of a business. The outcome of the payroll process can result in one of the largest periodic cash expenditures of a…

Jan 13, 2017

Industry News

Outcome of fraud cases


  These stats represent the outcome of fraud cases reported to the police without any investigations done by a professional investigator. Proving a fraud actually occurred can be complicated and evidence you gather on your…

Jan 9, 2017

Industry News

Fraud Investigations


  Fraud investigations begin with a meeting between the investigator and client. The person launching the investigation explains why they suspect deceit and hands over any evidence they have supporting their claims. To do this,…

Dec 14, 2016

Industry News

Fraud Response


  Take a look at a case investigated by Uphando. This involves a logistics company and how they responded to a fraud event. Company policy dictated that only the most experienced drivers would transport brand…

Dec 12, 2016

Industry News

Fraud response explained


  Your initial response to a fraud event may very well determine the final outcome and the fate of the perpetrator/s. Incorrect procedure, lack of objectivity and poor handling of evidence may lead to court…

Dec 9, 2016

Industry News

Economic crime detection stats


  How will your business fare in the Fraud Game of Threats? Prevention and Detection are vitally important in our fight against Fraud. Let’s look at how Economic crime was detected in the last 24…

Dec 7, 2016

Industry News

Detection of economic crime


  The detection of economic crime has presented some interesting anomalies: • One in five organisations have not carried out a single fraud risk assessment in the last 24 months. • Our statistics show that…