HPG Employee Theft Article

From HPG – Guard against Losses from Employee Theft

Tasha D. Dyson Compliance, Embezzlement, Fraud, Security Program Development, Theft, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud

Employee theft costs companies billions of dollars a year. This poses a very serious threat to profitability if left unchecked. Therefore, every business needs to set up some internal controls to thwart this type of fraud. This article from Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP entitled “Guard against Losses from Employee Theft” looks at a few simple steps to take that …

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Why Do Background Investigations Take So Long?

Tasha D. Dyson Background Investigation

Time is the number one challenge for employers in the background investigations process. That was one finding in the study entitled “How Human Resource Professionals View the Use and Effectiveness of Background Screening Methods” published by NAPBS and HR.com in June 2018. You can read the entire report here. The report did not include the expectation about how long background …

Rusty Gilmore

Rusty Gilmore Interviewed by WRAL

Protus3 Computer Forensics, News

An investigation that began in Wake County of nude photos of high school students on Instagram has expanded to at six more North Carolina counties, bringing the total to at least nine, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice said Wednesday. School system representatives have said they are cooperating with authorities in the investigation, and authorities are urging parents …

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What’s missing in your nationwide criminal search?

Tasha D. Dyson Background Investigation, Location of Persons and Assets

One of our core services is investigations, and we do a lot of pre-employment background investigations. We are often asked if we can include a “nationwide criminal search”, and we explain that there is no such thing as a public, comprehensive, nationwide criminal record check that searches all courts and jurisdictions. They say, “But I can get one for $19.95 …

RMA Presents Continuing Education Training

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RMA presented six hours of continuing education training to students in Raleigh, NC. Marty Coolidge provided training on Planning and Conducting a Successful Surveillance. Billy Green delivered Workplace Violence Prevention. Lindsey Smith presented Use of Forensic DNA in Private Investigations. Each of these classes is new or has been updated in 2013. All classes have been approved for credit through …

Christine Peterson

RMA Presents at CSI Week at Meredith College

Protus3 Embezzlement, Fraud, News, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud, Training

Chris Peterson presented Enemies at the Gate – or Are They Already Inside? as part of CSI Week at Meredith College. CSI Week allows students at Meredith to explore career opportunities in law enforcement and related fields. The event is sponsored by the Sociology and Criminology Programs, and the Sociology & Criminology Club (and with the support of Political Science, …

RMA Presents Continuing Education Training

Protus3 News, Training

RMA presented six hours of continuing education training to students in Raleigh, NC. Marty Coolidge provided training on Planning and Conducting a Successful Surveillance. Billy Green delivered Workplace Violence Prevention. New instructor Lindsey Smith presented Use of Forensic DNA in Private Investigations. Each of these classes is new or has been updated in 2013. All classes have been approved for …

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Held Hostage by a Dishonest Employee

Russell W. Gilmore, CISSP, CISM, EnCE Compliance, Computer Forensics, Corporate Compliance, Security Policy and Procedure Development, Security Program Development, Theft, Theft, Embezzlement, and Fraud

I recently was involved in a case in which a company employee was discovered using a company credit card for personal reasons. This happens occasionally, and one would think that immediately terminating the dishonest employee would resolve the issue. But what happens when the employee is the one and only IT person for the company? Many companies have only one person …

Christine Peterson

RMA Presents BYOD Policies at RTP CFO Forum

Protus3 News, Security Program Development, Training

Chris Peterson and http://www.rmasecurity.com/about-rma/team-profiles/russell-w-gilmore/ presented BYOD (Bring Your Own Device): Issues and Implications for Companies at the September RTP CFO Forum. The program discussed security issues and considerations for companies when employees connect personal devices to the company network. What issues need to be considered to accommodate lawsuits, audits, and records requests? How can companies prepare for lost or stolen …