News Release: Baker Tilly Strengthens Growing Forensic Litigation Valuation Services Practice with Addition of Industry Leader Jonathan T. Marks

Contacts: Kendra Klossner Baker Tilly Media Relations kendra.klossner@bakertilly.compress@bakertilly.com (703) 923-8627 Marks brings over 30 years of forensic accounting, investigations, governance,

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FCPA Settlement – Petrobras Board Involved

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a release, “Executives at the highest levels of Petrobras — including members of its

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Third Party Red Flags

Knowing who you conduct business within your supply chain is a very good if not leading business practice. Many organizations

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Perfect Place Syndrome and the 10-80-10 Rule to Ethics

Time and again I hear “there is no fraud here…we have great controls and an excellent culture…” If you are

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Putting the Freud in Fraud – Part Two

While we can’t get into the mind of the white collar criminal, we can take a closer look at high-profile individuals who have perpetrated massive fraud at corporations and instances of fraud identified in practice, as well as some research, to help is identify a pattern of similar behavioral elements common to white-collar crooks and cultural elements common to their environments.

The Fraud Pentagon – An Enhancement to the Three Elements of Fraud

Today’s fraudster is clever and operates in an environment ripe for criminal activity. Economic unrest
is making it easier for employees to find ways to set fraud in motion – and a new breed of offenders is finding cunning ways to do so. After more than 60 years, the classic fraud triangle of three elements or events that motivate an employee to cross the line has morphed into The Fraud Pentagon.

Company boards and senior management must take an offensive stance against the five conditions that precipitate fraud with
a clear plan that limits the opportunity for fraud and minimizes the impact when fraud does occur.