In the wake of the recession, more businesses are facing a growing financial threat: employee theft. New research shows that employers are seeing an increase in internal crimes, ranging from fictitious sales transactions and illegal kickbacks, to the theft of office equipment and retail products meant for sale to customers.
Employers suspect that workers are pilfering from them to cope with financial difficulties at home or in anticipation of being laid off.
What's more, the most trusted workers are often the ones who are committing the thefts.
In leaner financial times, people have a tendency to give in to temptation to commit criminal behavior while employers give additional attention to the bottom line resulting in more fraud being discovered. About 20% of employers polled said workplace theft has become a moderate to very big problem recently.
At Acosta Investigations we have a solution to all your internal investigative needs, whether we provide specific polygraph testing to find the employee who has been stealing, or we provide interview and investigative functions into these losses.
ALL EMPLOYEE related polygraph requests fall under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988. Please familiarize yourself with the E.P.P.A. of 1988 and discuss with your Attorney.
Check the Department of Labor website for more info.
We can help you. Don’t let these losses put you out of business in these very difficult financial times.
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