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The origins and relevance of Cressey’s Fraud Triangle

Online Published Date : 07 October 2021 | Appeared in issue: December 2021/January 2022 - 05 October 2021

Peter Tickneris a freelance consultant, fraud investigator and academic as well as the author of a number of books on fraud investigation. He was director of internal audit for the Metropolitan Police Service in the UK from 1995 to 2009. Peter has recently obtained a doctorate at the University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Criminal Justice Studies around his methodology for investigating fraud in the public sector. This article on the origins of the Cressey Fraud Triangle has also appeared in the Public Sector Counter Fraud Journal, July 2021, and is summarised from an academic paper written by Dr Peter Tickner and Professor Mark Button [5].

Lie detech

Online Published Date : 07 October 2021 | Appeared in issue: December 2021/January 2022 - 05 October 2021

Accelerating developments in machine learning and artificial intelligence hold out the prospect of enhanced lie detection but a strong body of opinion maintains that the face-to-face interview is still the best way to uncover deceit. Keith Nuthall..

Should there be a legal duty to report fraud?

Online Published Date : 01 November 2021 | Appeared in issue: December 2021/January 2022 - 05 October 2021

Dr Janice Goldstraw-White ([email protected]) is a researcher for Perpetuity Research (http://perpetuityresearch.com) and has published widely in the area of economic crime. Her book, entitled ‘White-Collar Crime: Accounts of Offending Behaviour’, was published in 2011.Professor Martin Gill is the Director of Perpetuity Research (http://perpetuityresearch.com), as well as holding honorary/visiting chairs at the Universities of Leicester and London. He is the author of 14 books, with the third edition of the ‘Handbook’ of Security’ due to be published in Spring 2022.