corruption

Episode 8 - Is your organization paying dead people?

Episode 8 - Is your organization paying dead people?

This week on Office Hours, hosts Kevin Legere and Dan Zitting discuss their experiences identify ghost employees, ghost beneficiaries, and other related cases where large organizations are being defrauded through the identify theft of dead people. Kevin describes a large company where identified a high ranking executive had used the identity of a dead person to get hired, Dan describes a state government paying benefits (food stamps, veteran benefits, etc.) to people who were actually dead, and we show how to identify and monitor these issues. Enjoy!

Episode 6 - The Paradise Papers and Finding Indications of Fraud and Corruption

Episode 6 - The Paradise Papers and Finding Indications of Fraud and Corruption

This week on Office Hours, our first guest host, the mad genius Phil Lim, joins Dan Zitting to talk about the Paradise Papers... what they mean and how an organization he worked with was interested in using the data compiled from them to look at potential risk indicators fraud or corruption. Phil actually uses the real data with real US government spending data to show how the process looks to evaluate red flags.