How to Prevent Employee Theft, Embezzlement & Fraud

How to Prevent Employee Theft, Embezzlement & Fraud
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

$75 Members / $95 Non-Members

$20 discount per webinar if register for entire series (add both webinars* to cart for discount)

25 to 40 percent of employees steal from their employers according to corporate security experts – a staggering $50 billion dollars each year – based on U.S. Department of Commerce figures.

Please join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn how employees can steal from you and ways to prevent that employee theft.

What You Will Learn:

  • Defining Embezzlement – 5 Categories
    • Billing
    • Payroll
    • Expense reimbursement
    • Check tampering
    • Cash register disbursement
    • Taking measures to reduce the threat (i.e. the Five-Finger Bonus)
      • Pre-hire
      • During employment
        • Continuous screening
        • Due diligence
        • Avoiding “the fraud triangle”: motivation + opportunity + rationalization = embezzlement
  • Post-employment
  • How to gather evidence properly and legally, when you suspect misappropriation

Expert Presenter:

John GardinerJohn Gardiner is a member of Bodman’s Workplace Law Group based in the Grand Rapids office. He has more than a decade of experience representing established as well as entrepreneurial businesses and their owners in employment law matters and related litigation. He counsels these clients on a full range of employment issues involving claims of discrimination, sexual and other forms of illegal harassment, accommodating employees with disabilities, FMLA issues, wage and hour issues, reductions-in-force, discipline and discharge issues, among others. He also represents business owners and their families in connection with alleged white-collar crime and other criminal investigations.


One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource AND Tax Policy & Finance Compliance Certification Compliance Certification Programs.
One (1) credit under the guidelines of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.
One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hours for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

Webinar Series Links:

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