Avoid ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes. They are, more often than not, bogus and fraudulent business ventures.
New Zealand came very close to having an independent sentencing council to help set sentencing guidelines for crimes. For the sake of consistency, it might be time to revive the idea.
In the Charitable Corporation Scandal, a group of politically connected directors leveraged the company’s altruistic image to attract investors – before raiding the funds to prop up other ventures.
To combat the rise in deepfakes used in fraud, employees and investigators need to be aware of the threats involved.
The government has civil and criminal tools to try and recover billions of pounds.
Big Four firms were hit with £16.5 million in fines for audit failings in 2019 alone.
Last year, men were more likely to report losses to investment fraud, while women were the main target for romance fraud. Overall, men reported higher financial loss.
Investment advisers who passed a licensing exam with more ethics questions were one-fourth less likely to engage in misconduct than those with less ethics training, according to a new study.
A New Zealand Court of Appeal decision set a precedent last month. Offenders who can prove their personal addiction played a role in their crime are now eligible for a shorter sentence.
Why do even the rich cheat on their taxes? Roesearch suggests some people may be genetically predisposed to break the rules for their own financial gain.
Cryptocurrency fraudsters have swindled their victims out of hundreds of millions – even billions – of dollars. What do they do to earn people’s trust and then take their money?
The investigations into the financial dealings of Donald Trump and his associates join a growing body of evidence pointing to lax enforcement of certain high-level financial crime.
One person should not bear sole responsibility for a loss of US$2.3 billion at a global financial institution employing 65,000 people.
Evidence of past price manipulation of bitcoin and the just-launched Justice Department investigation highlight the need to take steps against cryptocurrency fraud.
Scammers target people who crave social contact.
Republicans are hoping to eliminate or at least defang the only federal agency tasked solely with protecting consumers from financial abuses. What would we miss if they succeed?
It may sound like science fiction, but research shows that all you really need to develop brain biometrics is a set of earphones.
As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a ‘Trump bump’ or more like a lemon.