Safeguarding Your Nonprofit against Fraud and Embezzlement: Best Practices, Common Pitfalls, and Practical Strategies

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In this presentation:

- Recent Examples of Nonprofit Fraud and Embezzlement

- Why Does Employee Fraud Occur?

- Why Are Nonprofits Frequently the Victims of Fraud and Embezzlement?

- Preventing Fraud and Embezzlement

..External Audits

..Fraud Risk Assessments

..Effective Compliance Programs

- Controls Measures to Reduce the Risk of Fraud

- Excerpt from Recent Examples of Nonprofit Fraud and Embezzlement:

American Legacy Foundation:

In November 2013, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, opened an investigation into the Washington, D.C.-based American Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of smoking.

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Topics:  Embezzlement, Fraud, Non-Profits, Risk Management

Published In: Criminal Law Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Nonprofits Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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