Protect This House: Asset Misappropriation Schemes
Learn about Asset Misappropriation schemes!
Organizations lose at least 5% of their revenue to fraud, theft, and asset misappropriation. This equates to billions of dollars lost in the United States alone. Yet, small to medium sized organizations, which make up the large majority of businesses in America, do not have the skills, knowledge, or resources in place to combat losses - losses that could ultimately close the doors. Learn how to combat one form of organizational fraud and loss by looking for the red flags of employees diverting organizational resources. Learn how to protect your organizational "house" by combating Asset Misappropriation schemes.
The Bottom Line: Unfortunately, employees steal. They steal physical items, intellectual property, personal identity documents, and much more commonly, they misappropriate assets from the organization. This can range from the negligible like company pens or paperclips to the outrageous such as falsifying shipping reports and stealing products. All organizations from small to large, public sector to private sector, face this challenge. This course will focus specifically, intentionally, and solely on Asset Misappropriation schemes and how to detect, deter, and defeat them.
Aaron M. Denbo is a seasoned instructor, interviewer, and investigator who focuses on applying innovative and effective techniques to the investigative process. Mr. Denbo is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Forensic Interviewer with investigative specializations in Healthcare Fraud, Organized Crime, Interviewing, and SOSINT. He earned a Masters degrees in Religion and a Master of Applied Science in Security Management with a subject matter focus on Organizational Security.
He also holds advanced certificates in Forensic Linguistics and a certificate in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. His investigative background includes fraud investigation in Higher Education entitlement programs, Healthcare Fraud, and Insurance fraud. He is currently a fraud investigator in the Pacific Northwest and Investigations instructor for The School of Theftonomics and The Counter Fraud Academy.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Defining Asset Misappropriation
- Types of schemes and ways that employees can drain organizational resources
- Fraud and other types of losses
- Detecting, defeating, and deterring Asset Misappropriation
- Inventory Fraud Prevention
The course is built to quickly build knowledge and skill in detecting and defeating Asset Misappropriation schemes by focusing solely on Asset Misappropriation as an area of fraud and loss. This will allow learners from all types of organizations to readily apply knowledge learned.
The Protect This House series is a series of courses on Organizational Fraud Prevention meaning there is even more knowledge to gain in preventing organizational fraud and theft!