Due Dilligence and Why the Background Check You Used Won’t Work

    Due Diligence is a commonly overlooked or underestimated  tool, and a an essential plan of any business venture or financial entanglement, especially now in the golden age of fraud. One of my top resources for clients is Greg George of GTI Advisors, he shares some exeprt insight on the false comfort of commercially available background […]

Protecting the innocent – Due Dilligence & Investment Fraud

Insider threats cost business $4bn each year Hacker skims 35,000 customer credit card numbers 14 Business bank accounts wiped out by phishing scheme Investors scammed out of $14mm in ponzi scheme Man with history of fraud hired as CFO ‘disappears’ Taking $2mm From Company Vendor employees steal client’s proprietary data; sells to foreign government All […]

SCAM – “Brokers” and ‘Up Front Fees’ for Venture Capital

This is a guest column by Greg George, a professional due diligence expert that I use as a resource. There are a huge number of people looking for financing due to the current lending climate and the bad guys know it. Here’s what one expert has to say.Yours, IkeRisk and Threat Management – Presented by […]