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Don’t punish employees who raise problems

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Divergent, dissenting voices are vital for growth and innovation. But some leaders penalise employees who raise problems, afraid of what those messengers might be pointing out. By doing this, however, you stop your organisation from growing, and you also make it hard for others to speak up when they see problems or opportunities. For tips on how NOT to do this, go to https://blog.fraudcracker.com/dont-punish-employees-who-raise-problems/ #divergenceishealthy #listentoproblems


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WHO division tackling coronavirus underfunded and facing internal corruption allegations

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The WHO division spearheading the worldwide response to the coronavirus outbreak, is severely underfunded and battling to implement vital reforms. The entire WHO faces a rise in internal corruption allegations. To make matters worse, experts say the WHO’s initial response to the coronavirus, now called COVID-19, was too slow. Find out more at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/who-division-tackling-coronavirus-underfunded-and-facing-internal-corruption-allegations/


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South Africa now has vital laws for sex offences courts

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South African laws and regulations outlining the standards for sex offences courts were published on 7Feb2020 and implemented on 31Jan2020. These courts can now bring much-needed relief and justice to victims of gender-based violence https://blog.fraudcracker.com/south-africa-now-has-vital-laws-for-sex-offences-courts/ #sexoffencescourts


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Did corruption trigger the coronavirus outbreak?

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The latest lethal strain of coronavirus arose at a wild animal meat market in Wuhan, China, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The market, now closed, was home to stalls trading wild animals such as pangolins, the latest suspect in the investigations. These outbreaks start in the murky waters between legal and illegal trade, where bushmeat and dodgy packages travel long distances on commercial routes, aided by bribes and legal loopholes. So corruption could well have triggered the coronavirus epidemic. https://blog.fraudcracker.com/did-corruption-trigger-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ #corruption #coronavirusoutbreak


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Is your company at risk? Tips to prevent business fraud

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Employee fraud is more common than you think. It could be happening to you, and you may not even know it. So what can you do to prevent business fraud in your firm? Find out the anti-fraud steps that ACFE and other sources recommend at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/is-your-company-at-risk-steps-to-prevent-business-fraud/ #fraud #fraudprevention


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Critical Success Factor #1 for anti-fraud tools: Anonymity

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When designing FraudCracker, a ground-breaking online fraud reporting solution for companies, founder Dr Gavin Symanowitz identified not only the main problems with existing solutions, but also the critical success factors that an effective fraud reporting mechanism should cover. In this article, he discusses anonymity, the first of these factors https://blog.fraudcracker.com/critical-success-factor-1-for-anti-fraud-tools-anonymity/ #anonymity #whistleblowers #fraud #wrongdoing


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Confidence fraud: how to avoid being scammed

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Confidence fraud, also called romance scamming, is on the rise. But the FBI is coming down hard on perpetrators. Get tips from the FBI on how to protect yourself from online romance scams. https://blog.fraudcracker.com/fbi-clamping-down-on-confidence-fraud/ #romancescam #confidencefraud #staysafeonline


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Africa’s richest woman accused of fraud and corruption

Prosecutors in Angola have accused Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, of committing fraud when she was chairwoman of state oil firm Sonangol. “Luanda Leaks” documents reveal corruption and how she exploited poverty-stricken Angola to build her $2.2bn fortune. She denies any wrongdoing. Read more at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/africas-richest-woman-accused-of-fraud-and-corruption/

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Will Ukraine’s new whistleblower law punish innocent businesses?

whistle speak upOctober 2019 saw Ukraine’s Parliament introduce the “Whistle-blowers Law”. This gives far-reaching protection to people who blow the lid on corruption in the Ukraine. But the new law has also sparked heated debate. Will Ukraine’s new whistle-blower law punish innocent organisations? However, who needs protection more: the whistle-blower, or the business they are reporting on? Find out more at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/will-ukraines-new-whistle-blower-law-punish-innocent-businesses/