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Fraud Good Bad Ugly

Hotel Fraud Training: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

In the mid-sixties the movie ®The Good, the Bad and the Ugly starring Clint Eastwood was released. The movie is about a bounty hunting expedition to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. The movie had some success; however, its title plays on an artful way to describe a set of circumstances. […]

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Red Flag Fraud

Identify Red Flags for Hotel Fraud

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth are commonly referred to as “The Seven Deadly Sins”. In the world of forensic accounting there is a somewhat similar collection of cautioning indicators called Red Flags. Unfortunately for us, the Red Flag list is not limited to seven “sins”. As you can imagine, for every hotel’s […]

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Covid Triangle

Managing the Risk of Fraud During COVID-19

When I decided to write this article, I picked up my laptop and headed to a neighborhood café to start my draft… Then I remembered what was going on… Back to the kitchen counter… These are truly unprecedented times. I wanted to share with you some thoughts I have around the potential unintended consequences connected […]

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5 Ways to Combat Hotel Fraud

Nearly $4,000,000,000,000 (trillion) dollars were lost from businesses around the world due to fraud in 2016. The typical organization loses 5 percent of revenue each year to fraud (see source*). How much is 5 percent of your company’s revenue? I bet it’s not a small amount. This article examines 5 ways to combat hotel fraud, […]

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