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Risk of employee fraud rises with COVID

March 22, 2021 – Employers face constant threats from outside, such as cyberattacks, but right within the workplace there may be another threat ― employees.

“Employees, being inside the organization, have access to records and resources that outsiders do not have. And so, with that access, they can accomplish virtually that much more if they want to perpetuate fraud,” says Alan Mak, national forensics leader at BDO Canada.

This can include cashiers who bring in fake transactions or falsify cash registries, or employees posing as customers or suppliers to get money from the company. Canadian HR Reporter reports. | READ MORE