Fraud Lunch and Learn with Womble Carlyle for Vaco Raleigh

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Womble Carlyle and Risk Management Associates, Inc. presented Enemies at the Gate – or Are They Already Inside? a timely lunch and learn seminar on how to prevent, combat, and correct fraud in the workplace. During this interactive program, attendees learned:

  • Seven rules for avoiding internal fraud
  • How to handle electronic monitoring in the workplace
  • Concept of defensible space and guardianship
  • How to engage in a coordinated investigative approach


Mike Longmire, President, Risk Management Associates, Inc. – With nearly 40 years of military, law enforcement, and private sector security experience, Mike now leads the RMA management team in providing unbiased expert advice to both government and private sector clients to prevent crime. He is skilled in conducting risk and vulnerability security assessments; assessing levels of threat; and authoring detailed vulnerability reports and security plans.

Kurt Stakeman, Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC – Kurt has experience on both sides of the courtroom as a former police attorney and prosecutor in Raleigh and now as a criminal, white collar and traffic defense attorney at Womble Carlyle. A particular focus of Kurt’s work is representation of corporate clients faced with internal criminal issues such as fraud, theft, employee misconduct and data abduction. In those cases Kurt draws on his investigative experience to help the client determine the facts and take the actions merited by those facts, including working with investigators, law enforcement and prosecutors.

John Pueschel, Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC – John represents businesses in the increasingly complex area of privacy rights laws and data security. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and is a frequent speaker and author on data security, employee monitoring, privacy and identity theft issues. In addition, John handles business litigation involving employee raiding, unfair competition, and theft of trade secrets.

A full-service business law firm, Womble Carlyle serves a wide range of regional, national and international clients in industries that include financial services, commercial real estate, information technology, health care, manufacturing and telecommunications, as well as educational institutions and governmental bodies and agencies.

Vaco matches the strongest accounting, financial, IT and administrative professionals with the unique project and permanent needs of their clients – simple in theory, difficult in execution. Vaco Raleigh was founded in the fall of 2004 by a core of successful industry experts whose mission is to offer an ethical, professional and effective professional services firm to service this region of North Carolina. Their mission is to help clients find their most valuable assets, their people. Their mission is also to help each candidate throughout the rest of their career, and each consultant to find challenging and rewarding projects.

Vaco Raleigh provides Contract, Special Project and Direct Hire Solutions in the fields of:

  • Executive Search and Executive Consulting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Information Technology and Systems Conversions
  • Design, eLearning, Gaming and Media
  • Operations, Supply Chain, and Procurement
  • Human Resources

Plan. Protect. Prosper.

Protus3 specializes in security system design, security consulting, corporate investigations and other investigative services. Partner with Protus3 and we will examine each situation to identify threats and develop solutions for your best outcome.

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