Contract fraud can happen when those whom you engage are not well equipped or knowledgeable when it comes to negotiations. a well-crafted contract ensures your assets, both trees and land, are managed in the way you intend.
When thinking about fraud in the timber industry we tend to focus on the actual timber sales process but tend to forget the theft to the landowners themselves. This is especially a problem when the landowners are elderly and/or are not practiced in business contracting and prefer to work with a promise and a handshake. … Continue reading March News – Selling Trees
This month Rex Woodson is bringing us details about a case he worked on involving gravel invoicing fraud. Although not as costly as timber fraud, theft by stealing materials, equipment, or by not providing the goods and services we’ve paid for is still theft. In this case, he is detailing how an alert forester noticed … Continue reading Jan 2017 News – Gravel Invoicing Fraud