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december 20, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

With a major part of the global workforce turning to home networks and cloud-based services to get their work done, fraud perpetrators have been looking for opportunities to launch cyberattacks on the vulnerable. During the COVID-induced lockdowns and isolations, the incidences of common Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) Fraud shot up significantly. Fraud perpetrators have largely shifted their focus to COVID-themed attacks. PABX Fraud that involves hacking of a P(A)BX system or phone equipment with the intent to make unauthorized calls, is observed to have increased during the ongoing pandemic mainly due to remote working.

december 19, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

The COVID-19 Pandemic still continues to grow with increased impact on the Dutch economy triggering business continuity and crisis management responses across organizations of all sectors and sizes. At the same time, the financial services industry faces new unique threats from fraud perpetrators and continued expectations from regulators that Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Investigations and Compliance services must be maintained despite the disruption to business-as-usual. Praetor Forensic Auditing provides the services required to help private and public organizations identity the nature and extent of financial crime and deliver appropriate remedies: Fraud Risk Assessment, Fraud Risk Management, Fraud Investigations, Compliance Assistance, Integrity Due Diligence, Forensic Business Intelligence, Litigation, Negotiation, Reputation Management, Forensic Technology and Discovery Services and Legal Department Operations.

december 5, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

PRAETOR FORENSIC AUDITING assists in determining loose controls posing risk of violation of FCPA and Bribery Act, showcasing company’s views on corruption and bribery to regulatory bodies and also provides training to employees regarding FCPA, Bribery Act and related provisions.

december 5, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING provides holistic services related to customer due diligence, sanctions screening, and transaction monitoring technology solutions at a variety of financial institutions- from global, industry-leading banks- to small, regionally focused institutions. These institutions must balance subject matter expertise and technical acumen to leverage technology effectively in their compliance programs. With this understanding, the firm assists institutions to deliver proven and practical cutting-edge technology solutions that pass regulators’ scrutiny while improving effectiveness and efficiency in detecting and investigating suspicious behavior and sanctions violations.

december 4, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) Fraud has serious consequences for organizations operating in an international business environment. In such an environment, organizations are operating under serious pressure, competition is stiff and margins are tight. This, in conjunction with trying to adapt to unfamiliar legal systems, conventions and specific political circumstances, can make doing business in an international environment very difficult. There is therefore much depending on whether an organization can win a contract, obtain a license or market a product in good time.

december 4, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) Fraud has serious consequences for organizations operating in an international business environment. In such an environment, organizations are operating under serious pressure, competition is stiff and margins are tight. This, in conjunction with trying to adapt to unfamiliar legal systems, conventions and specific political circumstances, can make doing business in an international environment very difficult. There is therefore much depending on whether an organization can win a contract, obtain a license or market a product in good time.

december 4, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) Fraud has serious consequences for organizations operating in an international business environment. In such an environment, organizations are operating under serious pressure, competition is stiff and margins are tight. This, in conjunction with trying to adapt to unfamiliar legal systems, conventions and specific political circumstances, can make doing business in an international environment very difficult. There is therefore much depending on whether an organization can win a contract, obtain a license or market a product in good time.

december 4, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

The SFIO focuses on fraud with a financial dimension, including tax fraud (Sections 68 and 69, General State Taxes Act), money laundering (Section 420bis et seq., Criminal Code) and forgery (Section 225, Criminal Code). Bas has also a wideranging experience in defending clients in criminal investigations into related offences, including deception/embezzlement (Sections 326 and 321, Criminal Code), bankruptcy fraud (Section 340 et seq., Criminal Code), corruption (Sections 177 and 328ter, Criminal Code), breaches of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act and sanctions legislation (Sections 1, 1a and 2, Economic Offences Act), and breaches of the Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, Official Journal No. L.119 of 4 May 2016, p. 1 et seq. (General Data Protection
Regulation).

december 4, 2020 News Releases 0 Comments

People commit fraud because of a combination of perceived pressure, rationalization and opportunity. The majority of frauds starts small as the result of an immediate financial need. Once individuals gain confidence in their fraudulent scheme, the fraud continues to get larger and larger until it is discovered. The fraud triangle provides a lens from which to examine any fraud. The fraud triangle is comprised of perceived pressure, perceived opportunity and rationalization. Fraud will only occur if all three elements of the triangle are present.