Financial crimes constantly victimize sophisticated companies, executives and business deal-makers. Whether you’re planning a major investment, undertaking an acquisition or merger, or simply wishing to safeguard your operational assets, learn how not to let this happen to you. In this book, the leaders of a world-class corporate investigations firm show you exactly how to protect yourself.
Drawing on decades of experience as corporate and criminal investigators, Kenneth S. Springer, CFE, a former FBI agent, and Joelle Scott teach powerful techniques for recognizing and exposing fraud and corporate crime.
Through dozens of real-world stories, the authors show how to:
Think like a swindler
Find the criminal past of an executive
Locate former employees who have critical information about the company you are dealing with
Understand the true state of a borrower’s finances
Find crucial information that only exists offline
Perform background checks on people and corporations
Investigate the potential involvement of organized crime
These days, you must know who you’re dealing with. Digging for Disclosure will help you make sure you do.
Hardcover, 187 pages
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Just When You Think
Chapter 2: A Swindler State of Mind
Chapter 3: We Call That a Clue
Chapter 4: The Gray Area: Somewhere Between Fraud and Fudging
Chapter 5: Sometimes, You Just Gotta Ask
Chapter 6: Crossing Borders: International Investigations
Chapter 7: Digging for Disclosure
Chapter 8: The Competitive Edge
Chapter 9: Never Too Late: When Problems Arise Post-Investment
Chapter 10: Tracking Down a Threat
Chapter 11: Now That is Criminal
Chapter 12: Dial "F" for Fraud: The Benefits of an Ethics Hotline
Chapter 13: This One Goes Out to the Attorneys
Chapter 14: The Godfather in the Boardroom
Chapter 15: Show Me the Money: Asset Investigations
Chapter 16: Investigating the Inc.
Chapter 17: You, the Referee
Chapter 18: The Secret Sauce
Chapter 19: Testing, Testing