What is corporate fraud investigation?
We define fraud as theft by use or abuse of a relationship by deceit.
Corporate fraud in Australia is often unreported. Some victims of fraud, even corporate fraud, feel that to report it is to admit they were foolish to have been tricked. Keeping silent about workplace fraud does not help you or your business. Rather, it provides the opportunity for the situation to be repeated. Corporate fraud investigations require skill and speed. A business fraud investigator can help.
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Fraud is recognised by the Australian courts as a crime. You should therefore treat corporate fraud as a crime.
dictionary.reference.com defines fraud as
1. deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage
2. a particular instance of such deceit or trickery
3. any deception, trickery, or humbug
4. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
Corporate fraud often involves deception and breach of equitable duties inherent in a position or a relationship. There are many types of fraud and therefore fraud investigations. Internet fraud, credit card fraud, identity fraud and insurance fraud are common examples. Some types of fraud like election fraud can impact a whole nation.
Fraud may occur in many separate and discreet circumstances, including personal and private fraud, commercial or industrial fraud.
However it is the use or abuse of relationship which is why fraud is often considered to be a crime which hurts.
It is crucial you report and investigate corporate fraud. This reduces the opportunities for it to be repeated. Whatever the situation, fraud is a crime. Your Streeterlaw fraud lawyer will help you seek justice.
Contact Streeterlaw fraud investigators for advice if you are wondering if the situation you face is actually fraud.
Check the Real Stories and Testimonies Fraud blogsite for examples of fraud.
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