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Every year, fraud costs U.S. businesses billions of dollars, resulting in damaging publicity, plunging stock prices, costly litigation and even bankruptcy. Don’t be blindsided by white-collar crime. Take this confidential assessment and benchmark your company’s risk factor.

Note: Responses are strictly confidential. There is no saving of responses or tracking of those taking this fraud self-assessment. Answers are reviewed by your eyes only.

1. Does your company have a formalized code of conduct that reflect core values?

2. Has your company experienced an unexplainable decline in gross profit or an increase in operating expenses?

3. Have rewritten accounting entries or missing documents come to light during audits?

4. Are there controls in place to audit large purchases of product or services from the same vendors?

5. Do you have employees with financial or bookkeeping duties who are reluctant to delegate their responsibilities?

6. Have you experienced an unusual number of customer complaints for erroneous invoicing?

7. Do you have employees with financial or bookkeeping responsibilities who consistently arrive early, stay late, work weekends, avoid taking vacations, or decline promotional opportunities?

8. Have you observed or been told about employees who are living beyond their obvious means who have experienced a marked change in their lifestyle?

9. Do you have reason to believe that employees with financial or bookkeeping responsibilities may be excessively gambling or using illegal drugs?

10. For employees whose remuneration is heavily based on financial performance, are there controls in place that would expose falsified documents?

11. Are there controls in place that would detect payments for services that may be excessive in relation to the services actually provided, or invoices that lack detailed documentation for these services?

12. Does your company perform exit interviews, where workers in financial or bookkeeping positions are asked whether they are aware of any fraud, accounting irregularities or non-adherence to established company controls?

13. Does your company maintain and effectively promote a hotline where employees can anonymously report fraud and policy violations without any risk of having their identities exposed?

14. Are there clear security policies that cover the protection of intellectual property and proprietary information?

15. Have financial or bookkeeping personnel suggested that you reduce outside accounting services in order to save the company money?

16. Have there been any indications that competitors became aware of confidential or proprietary information that had not yet been made public?