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Detecting Fraud in NFPs Shouldn’t be a Game of ‘Moving Statues’

Oliver May, Tuesday, 9th August 2016 -  Opinion: Why do Not for Profit boards need to get proactive about the risk of fraud, writes author and global fraud expert Oliver May. A few years ago, I met a director of a major Australian

72-Year-Old Charged With Stealing $150K from Charity

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 7th October 2015 -  Australia’s oldest charity, The Benevolent Society says it has taken action to address its financial procedures following an alleged $150,000 fraud by a former employee.…

Fraud Still a Threat to Australian NFPs: Survey

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th February 2014 -  Just 28 per cent of Australian and New Zealand Not for Profits believe fraud is a direct threat to their organisation, despite the majority seeing it as an inherent sector-wide problem,…

Govt Must Slash Charity Regulator – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th February 2014 -  The Abbott Government must remain firm in its pledge to abolish the charities commission and reduce red tape in the Not for Profit sector, according to a highly critical report by The…

Financial Abuse and Mismanagement Top UK Charity Issues

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 18th December 2013 -  Fraud, financial abuse and financial mismanagement featured in nearly 80 per cent of the UK Charity Commission's investigations into charities last year, according to a new…

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Preventing Fraud for Charities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th December 2013 -  Nearly half of Australian organisations have experienced some form of fraud in the past 12 months. And even charities are not immune to it, writes Forensic Services Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers,…

Survey to Investigate Fraud in NFPs

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th August 2013 -  International accounting and advisory firm, BDO has launched its Australian Not for Profit Fraud Survey 2014, saying fraud is still one of the biggest threats to the sector. The 2014…

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Protecting Your Organisation From Fraud

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 6th August 2013 -  Fraud and financial crime has been highlighted as one of the biggest concerns of the Australian public in relation to charities, according to national charity regulator, the Australian…

Warning on UK Charity Fraud

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th June 2013 -  UK charities have been warned to protect themselves against fraud after a new report revealed nearly one in 10 charities with income over £100,000 detected fraud in the last…

ACNC Investigates Raft of Charity Complaints

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd May 2013 -  Australia’s charity regulator, the Australian Charities and Not for profits Commission (ACNC) has received 119 complaints about charities since it began operating in December…

Online Fraud on the Rise in Australian Not for Profit Sector – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th February 2012 -  Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by Michael Scott | scottphotographics.com Funds lost through online fraud in the Not for Profit sector is at an all-time…

Foreign Aid Fraud Report Concerning

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th March 2011 -  Claims that Australia’s billion dollar foreign aid program is plagued by record levels of fraud are concerning but should be seen in perspective, according to an independent…
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