Fraud http://wfae.org en Internal Fraud And Prevention http://wfae.org/post/internal-fraud-and-prevention <p>Internal fraud has existed just about as long as businesses have existed. But the problem of fraud has increased exponentially as business and technology have become more and more complex. No matter the size of a business, the importance of looking for fraud has never been higher, and because of that, there is an increasing need for fraud prevention professionals. We’ll be joined by experts in the field of fraud prevention to talk about what kinds of fraud are plaguing businesses, the areas of business fraud usually occurs, and the prevention methods that are available.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 04:09:00 +0000 WFAE 52147 at http://wfae.org Internal Fraud And Prevention Charlotte Investors Victim Of $44M Ponzi Scheme http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-investors-victim-44m-ponzi-scheme <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Statesville man is indicted on charges of operating a $44 million dollar&nbsp;</span>Ponzi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;scheme that defrauded over 200 people since 2007.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daniel&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Williford</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;faces five federal counts of money laundering following an FBI investigation.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:42:47 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 41490 at http://wfae.org Charlotte Businessman Pleads Guilty To Immigration Fraud Scheme http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-businessman-pleads-guilty-immigration-fraud-scheme <p></p><p>A Charlotte resident pleaded guilty in federal court this week to running an immigration scheme that parlayed hundreds of temporary work visas into profits of $13.2 million.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:33:21 +0000 Julie Rose 23823 at http://wfae.org NC To Tap Tax Refunds Of Unemployment Cheaters http://wfae.org/post/nc-tap-tax-refunds-unemployment-cheaters <p>Cheaters who manage to keep collecting unemployment once they've found work will face stiffer penalties and the strong possibility of losing their tax refund in 2013.&nbsp; The North Carolina Division of Employment Security is trying to recover nearly $50 million in fraudulent payments.</p><p>North Carolina's been paying a record amount of unemployment during this recession, so it stands to reason that <em>fraud</em> has increased, too.&nbsp; When you get a job, you're supposed to report that to the unemployment office so they stop sending you checks.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 17:06:19 +0000 Julie Rose 15218 at http://wfae.org