Fraud is the fastest growing business in New Zealand , it is like a weed and grows best when it is ignored.
Verification is Frauds greatest enemy,- when you verify fraud is often prevented.
In the past few years Fraud has become more visible due largely to the number of persons who have lost their life’s savings and the size of the frauds.
But any one can be a target and the fraudsters come from all walks of life . looking the part does not make a person honest , it just means that they know how to make a confident impression
The guy in the penguin suit may well be using his reputation to attract your Trust to deceived you for his own benefit .
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You can prevent fraud simply by becoming aware of what fraud is and how it happens.
There is nothing new about fraud , its occurred through the ages but technology has placed fraud at the tips of the fingers of more people than ever before
New Zealand has the lowest level of corruption in the OECD we pride ourselves on this achievement and many believe that this is what inspires business confidence .
Our Government strives to actively protect our corruption free status to encourage business growth and overseas investment.
There are two ways of protecting the corruption free status
- By exposing Corruption and dealing with offenders in such a way that the word goes out to anyone contemplating fraud or corruption that you will be caught and dealt with harshly or
- By making life difficult for those who seek to question corruption or expose fraud there by sweeping fraud and corruption out of sight and out of mind.
Only By exposing fraud and corruption can we stamp it out.
Corruption and Fraud both thrive in silence
KPMG report regularly on the impact of fraud their latest report is down loadable Fraud and Misconduct Survey 2010 [1465 KB]
Remember that these statistics reflect the reported crime , there is still a lot which is wither not identified as fraud or lack evidence for conviction .
Protect yourself - Verisure offers an in depth investigation based screen for any decision which you have to make where by the worst case scenario is that you could lose money.