Fraud

Banks and the changing nature of fraud

To effectively predict and detect fraudulent activity, banks must recognize the wide range of tools at criminals’ disposals and the technological and social developments that are making fraudsters’ jobs easier.
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Donor fraud is on the rise. How can you protect your organization?

Donor fraud is on the rise, but today’s charitable and nonprofit organizations aren’t doing enough to protect themselves. Tracking how and where the donations are spent is just the tip of the iceberg. Monitoring who the donor is and where the money comes from – is equally important.
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Detecting and preventing financial crime – a huge challenge for Swiss banks

The global significance of the Swiss financial center has made it a focus of efforts to combat organized crime and money laundering. Banks and public authorities are finding themselves faced with a variety of challenges as a result. A new study by KPMG identifies areas where action needs to be taken.

L’importance d’un programme de conformité adapté

L’analyse de la répartition de la criminalité économique par groupes d’auteurs nous indique que, dans 78% des cas, le management est impliqué. Un travail préventif interne pourrait ainsi réduire significativement le nombre de délits.
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Fighting insider threats: One size fits all doesn’t work

Stop insider threat before it walks through the door. Robust screening and vetting processes alongside traditional recruitment strategies can help spot red flags. And the periodic review of existing employees is also an essential countermeasure. Above all, when in doubt, seek outside help.
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White-collar crime in Switzerland causes losses in the billions

The most recent KPMG Forensic Fraud Barometer shows that Swiss courts tried 57 cases of white-collar crime in 2016. While this might be significantly fewer cases than the year before, the total losses exceeded CHF 1.4 billion, a record high since KPMG began gathering data.
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