You may remember back in 2015 I shared with you a very interesting guy who has actually spent much of his career studying the hidden ways people deceive themselves into cheating and lying. And I decided to share that newsletter again, so we keep in mind the reasons folks lie, cheat and steal. Dan Ariely … Continue reading Why People Cheat — What Does the Research Say?
Timber security is preventing and detecting fraud in the forest industry. This post reviews timber security cases as an intro to the Timber Security and is an update for those who are established in this business.
In companies, the person who handles the books becomes the most trusted member of the team. The security of assets must centers on checks and balances to ensure one person doesn’t control all aspects of the payment process.
Recently I ran across this unusual account of a theft in Carlton County, Minnesota. It’s not about the timber industry but I just couldn’t pass up sharing this intriguing story and, since we are all in the security business, it seemed to connect with our work anyway. The case began in October 2013, when county … Continue reading Nov 2017 Newsletter – To Catch a Thief