- Corporate fraud can include Theft of information, compromised customer information, and a damaged reputation.
- Financial Fraud can include: Tax evasion, public corruption, health care fraud, telemarketing fraud, and terrorist financing all fall under financial Fraud.
- When it comes to identity theft, private investigators will look for faulty loans or credit card applications, false withdrawals from bank accounts, and using an alternate name to receive benefits.
- Internet fraud occurs when criminals attempt to take advantage of a victim using the internet. This can include theft of personal information or fraudulent transactions that result in a significant loss of money.
Corporate Slip and Fall
- Corporate Slip & Fall fraud involves individuals who purposely fall while inside a store in order to file a claim against the company.
- Transit Fraud occurs when passengers on public transportation like buses, subways, or streetcars don’t remain seated or hold rails and fall when the vehicle stops or allows their feet to be run over while standing on the street.
- Ticket Fraud happens when a person purchases tickets for an event or concert that aren’t legitimate. Often these tickets have already been used or don’t exist.
Mechanical Repair Fraud
- Often a mechanic will call for fixes that are overpriced or not necessary.
Expense Claim Fraud
- Employees can pocket run-over business expenses. Individuals can claim to stay in hotels costing $300 a night when in reality, they stay in cheap motels and keep the remainder of the money.
Theft of Inventory
- Theft of inventory is a huge problem in companies. Fraud Investigators will look into whether employees steal products or order more than the store needs. At times employees will claim products are expired when they aren’t so they can take the items home.