When I arrived on my first day as the head of counter-fraud, I didn’t know that my predecessor had committed… fraud.
What do you do if the Board of your NGO doesn’t buy in to the counter-fraud and corruption agenda?
Permitting our NGOs to break the law might have implications for our ability to reduce our fraud and corruption footprints.
Some simple mistakes can turn internal investigations in NGOs, charities and nonprofits into risky situations.
As the world reels from financial scandals, now is a good time for NGOs to reflect inwardly on the risks of their own inadvertent participation in money laundering.
The risk of terrorist diversion or financial sanctions breaches are challenging issues for NGOs, but there are things that can be done to reduce the risk.
Working with local partners does present fraud and corruption risks for international agencies, but it also presents counter-fraud opportunities.