10 Red Flags of Payroll Fraud

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, payroll fraud occurs nearly twice as often in small organizations with less than 100 employees than in large companies and the average instance of payroll fraud lasts about 36 months. Common payroll fraud schemes include: Ghost employees – a person not employed by the company who is… Read More »

How to Prevent Hiring an Unethical Candidate

Most people have probably heard of handwriting analysis, but many aren’t familiar with the process of Statement Analysis for pre-employment purposes. Statement Analysis is an advanced investigative technique administered to guide employers during the selection and hiring process. Since 53% of all job applications contain inaccurate information and 11% of all applicants misrepresent why they… Read More »

How Much are You Paying the Ghost Employee on Your Payroll?

Ghost employees can siphon mandatory resources from otherwise productive businesses. Unfortunately, trusted employees using sophisticated payroll systems are the culprits of the most costly frauds. The ghost employee is an individual on the company payroll who does not work for the company. This “ghost” may be real (and may even work for another company) or… Read More »