The public servant who was sacked from her senior SA government role for a string of charges, including CV fraud, has faced the music and will spend at least a year behind bars for her deception.
Business fraud comes in all shapes and sizes, and even the sturdiest enterprises aren’t immune. Learn how and why organisational fraud can occur, as well as steps to protect your company against sinister parties.
Popular British daily newspaper, The Daily Mail, has gone undercover to bust one of the country’s leading exam boards for dodgy hiring. Here’s how it all went down, and the simple steps the company could have taken to keep its reputation – and people – safe.
For almost two years, a Queensland man posed as a qualified electrician to get work in households across Brisbane. Here’s how it happened and how it could have been prevented.
A new law in South Africa could see dishonest job applicants spend up to five years behind bars. So if you’ve got a few inconsistencies on your CV, perhaps now’s a good time to tidy it up?
Both money laundering and the financing of terrorism have become major concerns to financial institutions all over the world. Even more concerning, nearly half of all global organisations admit to falling victim to fraud or economic crime. Here, Peter Forwood, Partner at PwC Australia, explains how conducting AML checks can quickly expose threats to your company and expose dangerous security gaps.
On his Instagram account, Dr Matthew Mode poses in blue scrubs and promotes the cosmetic procedures he performed at up-scale Romanian clinics. In reality, however, the ‘renowned surgeon’ is anything but. Here’s how simple checks could have exposed Mode’s dangerous fraud.
HR managers sit on the front line when it comes to protecting their company’s sensitive employee information. Here’s how to keep your company’s data safe.
Has your company fallen foul of organisational fraud? If so, you’re in the majority. More than half of all Australian organisations reported corporate crime in 2017 and most was perpetrated by business ‘insiders’. Here’s an overview of the country’s economic criminal activity.
Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud. In this article, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.
CV embellishments are more common than you think – even at the senior levels of high-profile companies. Those lies, whether big or small, can unfortunately catch out the most experienced recruitment teams.
Imagine applying for a job only to find that it doesn't exist and some faceless, nameless person has made off with your details. It happens. Here, we explore this growing practice.
At CVCheck, we conduct more than 100,000 verification checks every year for private and government organisations, employers and individuals. With our services including 1000 online checks across 190 countries, it’s no surprise that our customer’s privacy is of the utmost importance to us.