Category Archives: Behavioral Forensics

 

NIXON: LESSONS FROM 40 YEARS AGO

(Repeat of a LinkedIn Posting of August 14: Nixon Resignation @ 40: Lessons for the Risk Officer on Deception, Caveat Emptor and Politics)  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140814204036-5071179-linkedin-and-nixon-deception-caveat-emptor-and-politics (By Daven Morrison, MD)Richard Nixon resigned as President 40 years ago. His presidency, his personality and his actions mark a low point in Americans’ trust of leadership. Only a few years […]



BRINGING FREUD TO FRAUD: UNDERSTANDING THE STATE-OF-MIND OF THE C-LEVEL SUITE/WHITE COLLAR OFFENDER THROUGH “A-B-C” ANALYSIS

This research was funded by the Institute for Fraud Prevention at West Virginia University of which Dr. Sri Ramamoorti was a Board member representing Grant Thornton LLP. In this paper we use a primarily “behavioral lens” (cf. Ramamoorti, 2008; Ramamoorti & Olsen, 2007) to try to understand the state-of-mind and motivations of the C-level suite/white […]



A.B.C.’s of Behavioral Forensics: Applying Psychology to Financial Fraud Prevention and Detection

Get practical insights on the psychology of white-collar criminals—and how to outsmart them Understand how the psychologies of fraudsters and their victims interact as well as what makes auditors/investigators/regulators let down their guard. Learn about the psychology of fraud victims, including boards of directors and senior management, and what makes them want to believe fraudsters, […]