When it comes to workplace fraud, it can be tempting to boil down the cause into simplistic statements, such as saying the fraudster was just greedy and dishonest.
But of course things are generally not quite that simple, and just as plane crashes usually require at least two or three things to go wrong, in most cases of fraud, there needs to be a number of factors involved for it to occur.
Its widely considered that there are three main factors for fraud: motivation, opportunity, and lack of surveillance.
1. Common motivation factors
There are a number of possible motivations for committing fraud.
– Financial pressures: A person might commit fraud due to financial difficulties. This can be a result of un…
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