In 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) nd the American Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimated financial losses from white-collar crime in the USA to be between US$300 and $600 billion per year. The Insurance Fraud Bureau of Australia (IFBA) estimates fraudulent claims to cost insurance companies Au$2.2 billion annually.
It increasingly falls to companies and other civil organisations to better manage the considerable risk associated with fraud, through its early detection (as it is first actioned) or once the crime is completed.
Corporate and Workplace Investigations is intended as an introduction to commonly used methods and core principles of investigative technique. The authors begin by placing corporate investigations in the context of competitive intelligence. It outlines the conventional investigative process, before turning to detail each of its phases in more detail, looking at process and practice.
Corporate and Workplace Investigations is for corporate executives, HR professionals, claims managers, case managers and indeed anyone charged with investigating workplace crime or fraud.