Global Fraud Report 2012/13 - Selected Articles
Browse and read selected articles from the Kroll Annual Fraud Report 2012/13. To read the full Report, please subscribe here.
African Fraud: Understanding the Risks
In 2012, as the vogue for Africa as an exciting new investment frontier perhaps approaches its apogee, the continent nevertheless remains affected by the prevalence, and to an even higher degree the perception of fraud and corruption, which often dissuades international companies from investing and operating in the region.
Dealing with Trade Secret Issues
In April 2012, a major Japanese steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp (NSC), sued Posco, its South Korean partner, for $1.2bn for allegedly stealing trade secrets in a move that highlighted the pressure on Japanese companies to protect their confidential information amidst intensifying global competition.
Securing Your Company from Cyber Crime
Undetected malware, a misplaced mobile device, a hacker taking sensitive data hostage – cyber security threats today are increasing in variety, frequency, and sophistication. This endless range of vulnerabilities makes it nearly impossible to predict the location of your organization’s next security breach. The Global Fraud Report spoke with Mike DuBose and Tim Ryan, cyber investigations and security experts with Kroll Advisory Solutions, about this complex threat to critical business assets such as intellectual property, financial and customer data, and trade secrets.
Top Executives: A Culture of Fraud on the Rise
An infamous Argentine politician coined the expression “I steal for the Crown”, in an attempt to justify the corrupt practices of which he was accused. In Argentina, the corruption that can permeate the corridors of power is not restricted to government. In the private sector, Kroll’s experience shows that fraud and corrupt practices have steadily risen among top executives in recent years.
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