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Dishonesty is inevitable

29 March 2016

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Fraud will always be a major organisational risk

Benjamin Franklin famously observed that nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. Perhaps we should add human dishonesty as a further universal truth. Various studies have shown that each of us lies somewhere between 25 and 200 times a day. Most of those are innocent white lies such as ‘great haircut’ or ‘I love those shoes’ – but there is a more sinister side.

Every business needs to manage the systemic risk inherent in the casual dishonesty in each of us that, when...

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