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Most common fraud risk factors

Beware of the most common fraud risk factors for your business. These might include:

  1. Large amounts of cash in hand

  2. Small inventory with a high cash value

  3. Easily convertible assets (eg. tools, vehicles)

  4. Lack of separation of employee duties

  5. Employee awareness of future redundancies

  6. Disgruntled employees with access to significant assets

  7. Poor physical safeguards over cash and other assets

  8. Untimely and poorly organised documentation for transactions

  9. Lack of mandatory holiday for employees performing key control functions

  10. Missing or unexplained documents

  11. Inappropriate supervision - such as remote locations.