WhistleBlower Security

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West Vancouver, BC V7T 1C3, Canada

Contact: Shannon Walker

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Managing whistleblower complaints

Getting employees to actually speak up and report when they see signs of wrongdoing can be hard. Many times if wrongdoing is happening in the workplace, there are employees who know it's happening. Yet perhaps they don't have…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

An Effective Whistleblower Program | The Basics

A recent article in the Internal Auditor told the story about how an anonymous tip lead to the dismissal of Richmond, VA's head of finance. Investigations by the city auditor found the employee had become eligible for just over…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

What does a fraudster look like? | Profile of Fraud

I recently read an article on ACFE Insights that talked about the profile of a fraudster. It came with lots of interesting statistics. It talked about how performance, processing, reporting and analyzing of data involved…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Before there was Snowden | The other Whistleblowers who came forward

Let's introduce Bill Binney, who used to work at the NSA for nearly 30 years as one of its leading crypto-mathematicians. Following that, he became one of its leading whistleblowers. Seven years ago one July morning, a…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Organizations need to be "Internal Fraud Aware"

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) knows how devastating fraud can be to an organization. The company, and its executives, have been accused by the Chinese government of funnelling hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to doctors…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Consumer Protection, International Law & Trade

Do you have a whistleblower culture? You should!

Every organization should strive for honesty amongst its employees and stakeholders. This element allows for complete dedication to the organization's mission, and success. Encouraging a whistleblowing culture within the…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Whistleblowers are important | Ensure yours understand their benefit

Over the last few years, we've seen how the power of whistleblowers can effect change, hold companies accountable and stop corruption. The spotlight on the critical role they could have played is seen in the absence of them in…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Code of Ethics | Code of Conduct - What's the Difference?

The terms "Code of Ethics" and "Code of Conduct" are often mistakenly used interchangeably. They are, in fact, two unique documents. Codes of ethics, which govern decision-making, and codes of conduct, which govern…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Food fraud in China endangers McDonald's and KFC products

When fraud and wrongdoing occur in the workplace, it could result in the loss of resources, to clients, to even your job. But when fraud and wrongdoing occur in the food industry, it could result in the loss of countless lives…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability

How can you avoid identity theft?

Getting charged for $1000 worth of electronics that you didn’t buy. Seeing your credit score plummet for seemingly no reason. These types of scenarios are potential nightmares for most of us, but they seem unlikely enough…more
| Consumer Protection, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Governmental Mismanagement | In 'da House

After months of investigation the RCMP have criminally charged suspended Senator, Mike Duffy, with governmental fraud and bribery, and plenty of other no-no's relating to Senate expenses. And opposition leaders say Prime…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics

Australia's proposed spy law perceived as Governmental Mismanagement

Buzzing through the social media sphere yesterday was the story about how a proposed new bill would see potential whistleblowers facing up to 10 years in prison for leaks. So after lifting my jaw up off the floor, I thought I'd…more
| Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Easy A's for Athletes - UNC committing academic fraud?

The University of North Carolina has been criticized in recent years since it was revealed that they offered hundreds of Afro-American Studies classes that required no attendance and only asked students to write a single paper…more
| Civil Rights, Education, Labor & Employment Law

US govt. spent $100B in improper payments | Governmental Mismanagement?

If you’re an American taxpayer, I have some bad news for you. According to recent reports by federal agencies, $100 billion in payments were made last year to people who may not have been supposed to receive them…more
| Health, Taxation, Government Contracting

The ethics of children's advertising - are "Trix" at work?

It seems that through the years, popular kids characters have had leading roles in television advertisements geared towards young Canadians, spotlighting quite often, unhealthy foods. Have you ever stopped to think "is this…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection
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