Types of fraud your business
is exposed to

Because fraudsters are constantly developing their strategies, protecting your business should be a high priority. 
All businesses are vulnerable to fraud and the attacks can be hard to detect.

This site provides good advice to help you protect your business and explains the most common types of fraud and how and when to be aware of fraud.

Be aware that fraud types can often be used in combination, and the tactics used build on top of each other.

Good advice for employees

  • Verify the identity of the sender before making a payment or transferring money.
  • Always follow the security policies of the business.
  • Use secure passwords and change them often.
  • Never click on any suspicious links.
  • Be aware of the risks when sharing confidential information.
  • Be aware of scams during holidays or when management is off work.

Good advice for management

  • Be aware of the threats against the business.
  • Set up effective and ongoing fraud prevention training of employees.
  • Increase your safety using the security options in District.
  • Establish a single point of contact (SPOC) at all the businesses you make regular payments to.
  • Implement a whisteblower setup.
  • Consider carefully how much information about your business you share online, both as a business and as employees – fraudster can use such information to make their malicious communication with employees seem more convincing (CEO fraud).  

Fraud types

Have you been a victim of fraud?

Disclaimer: The content of the above is not, and should not be considered as, a substitute for legal advice.

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