Fraud Experts Offer Advice on Preventing Fraud When Hiring Seasonal Staff!
With seasonal hiring in the U.S. expected to be at its highest level in
years, fraud experts warn that companies that loosen their usual processes
in order to add staff quickly put themselves at increased risk to fraud. According
to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest
anti-fraud organization, employee background screening, proper training and
following an ethical code of conduct are among crucial measures for reducing
fraud. By skipping these controls, a company increases its risk – and may
even unwittingly add a serial fraudster to its ranks for the holidays.
Two experts who regularly provide training to anti-fraud professionals shared
their tips for organizations that are hiring seasonal employees..