You have identified a fraud or corruption event in your organisation. What next?

You have identified a fraud or corruption event in your organisation. What next?  by: Phillip Hoskin In my experience as an investigator, both in the private and public sectors, for most employees the discovery of a suspected fraud or corrupt activity within any organisation is not an everyday occurrence and initial reactions may include shock…

Trusted Conversations: Insights from a Whistleblower

The Coffee Break Forensic Series Trusted Conversations: Insights from a Whistleblower  by: Scott McLintock CurbyMcLintock Partner, Scott McLintock, had the pleasure of speaking with Sylvain Mansotte who in 2012, while working at Leighton Contractors, ‘blew the whistle’ on a $20 million fraud (Click on the link here to view the interview with Sylvain). Sylvain, identifying…

Investigation Techniques and Considerations in the Regulatory Context

Investigation Techniques and Considerations in the Regulatory Context  (As published by the International Association of Gaming Regulators – http://www.iagr.org) by: Paul Curby No two investigations are the same and as such, the investigation methodology undertaken will vary from case to case. The type of matter, the individuals being interviewed, the geographic and social context and…

Is Australia a soft target for scams?

Is Australia a soft target for scams?  by: Paul Curby Be it the well-spoken ‘stock broker’ encouraging you on the phone to invest in the latest ‘hot stock’ or financial product, or the email you receive from a known contact who, unbeknownst to them (and you!), has had their email compromised and is now instructing…

Adapting your whistleblowing program to the “new normal”

Adapting your whistleblowing program to the “new normal”   An important way that organisations can keep their finger on the pulse with emerging risks in their business is to ensure they have an interactive communication platform with staff and suppliers. by Scott McLintock – Partner, CurbyPartners and  Elizabeth Ticehurst, Principal, Active Workplace Law  Organisations are…