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Rapid development in big data analytics has led to increased investment

Big data has been around for decades but has only taken on the form of a buzzword in the last few years. So why are people taking an increased interest in it? One word: money.<p>Big data is nothing new. In fact, although the official definition – which refers to big data in terms of data <b>volume,</b> …

Fraud commonplace in construction sector: report

<b>New Delhi:</b> Fraud in the construction business, according to a report by Grant Thornton, “is commonplace and in some cases endemic across Australia, …

Employee fraud in Australia: Meet the bank employees who stole $217 million over 13 years

They’ve worked in their jobs for more than 10 years, they’ve got a taste for luxury and more often than not they have a gambling addiction. Employers …

Employment

J&J to pay $2.2B in drug marketing penalties

The federal government alleges J&J illegally paid doctors and pharmacies kickbacks to promote three drugs for unapproved uses.<p>Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion to settle criminal and civil claims that it marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and other medications for …

General Motors India Found Guilty Of Corporate Fraud Following Chevy Tavera Recall

— GM Authority Staff<p>The GM Authority staff is comprised of columnists, interns, and other reporters who provide coverage of the latest General Motors …

Bribery scandals sap Lilly’s China growth

Eli Lilly and Co. has been counting on torrid growth in China to help offset losses from patent expirations in other markets, but slower growth in …

Chinese Economy

MUMBAI, Oct 25 (Bernama) -- The number of Indian companies witnessing incidences of various fraudulent practises, including theft of physical assets, …

Corporate Whistleblower Center Expands Medicare Fraud in Dialysis Centers Initiative and Urges Whistleblowers to Call Them about Reward Programs - Press Release

(PRWEB) October 21, 2013<p>The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "A month ago we released an announcement about Medicare fraud in dialysis centers, …

U.S. Department of Justice

Auditors and Execs Dispute Who’s Responsible for Detecting Fraud

Internal auditors, external auditors, board members and financial executives disagree over who has responsibility for deterring and detecting …

Accounting

Is Big Pharma Addicted To Fraud?

Recent news out of China raises the question once again of whether any aspect of the pharmaceutical business can be trusted.<p>First, Chinese authorities announced they were investigating GlaxoSmithKline and other pharma companies for bribing doctors, hospitals and government officials to buy and …

Statesman Journal

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Mortgage fraud lands ex-lawyer in jail for two years

Print<p>A former Cochrane lawyer who obtained more than $1 million in bogus mortgages has been sentenced to two years in jail.<p>Provincial court Judge …

Corruption

Social housing fraud in Northern Ireland 'significant'

<b>As many as 2,400 properties in the social housing stock could be occupied fraudulently, the Northern Ireland Audit Office has said.</b><p>A report suggested the problem was "significant" and that "dedicated strategies" were required to tackle the issue.<p>Between them, the Housing Executive and about 30 …

Housing

Corporate Whistleblower Center Urges Medical Doctors With Proof Of Medicare Fraud or Kickbacks in Imaging, Radiology or Cardiology To Call Them About Reward Programs - Press Release

(PRWEB) September 17, 2013<p>The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "On August 13th 2013 the Justice Department alleged from July 1, 2001, through …

Imaging

Preventing Kickback Schemes

When an anonymous e-mail reached senior executives at National Steel Corporation (NSC), its charges were explosive: an NSC executive vice president …

Corruption

Payroll Fraud - A Big Threat and How to Avoid It

Make no mistake. Payroll Fraud is real. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, it’s the number one source of accounting fraud and employee theft. Check out these statistics:<p>Payroll Fraud happens in 27 percent of all businesses<br>• Payroll fraud occurs nearly twice as often (14.2 …

EMPLOYEE FRAUDS - Accounts Receivable — McGovern & Greene Fraud Archives; Chicago, Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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Massive explosion kills at least 2, rips huge hole in highway<p>Earthquake kills more than 90 people in Indonesia<p>WH officials deny connection to Maduro …

Lombok

Law to be toughened up to stop companies benefiting from fraud

Banks and other businesses benefiting from fraudulent behaviour will be more likely to join their employees in the dock under proposals being considered by ministers, borrowing from a tough US approach to corporate offending.<p>Plans to reform the test for criminal prosecutions could trigger a new …

Bloomberg.com

Police called in over alleged fraud by Serco staff

The justice secretary, Chris Grayling, has called in the City of London police to investigate alleged fraud by Serco staff working on a £285m contract to transport prisoners to and from courts across London and East Anglia.<p>Grayling said it had "become very clear there has been a culture within …