A new NCUA video series, CUNA Mutual Group and a risk management vendor provide tips for credit unions to prevent employee fraud.
Identifying internal fraud risks became a hot topic in 2013 as groups presented webinars and articles on the topic.
Identifying internal fraud risks became a hot topic in 2013 as groups presented webinars and published articles on the topic.
Although the NCUA recently announced it is developing new exam procedures to improve the identification of fraud risk indicators, especially at small institutions, experts agree fighting fraud requires a team effort that includes active boards, strong supervisory committees and stiff internal controls.
It’s been about a year since two employees at the $1.6 million Enterprise Credit Union pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $1 million over a period of 10 years, but the topic still fuels the gossip mill in the small Kansas town. And, according to one prominent resident, the incident reduced...
“Once you break that type of trust, there’s no turning back.”
Study finds 18 cases of inside theft, up from eight in 2011. Overall, 33% of embezzlements, report said, stemmed from gambling.