We hear this a lot from people discussing embezzlement with us. They say that they always check that their day-end report balances to their deposit. At the core of your
Why Caution Is Needed When Checking References
Reference Check Essentials: Helping You Master Your Hiring Process We recently received the following email from a dentist: “My embezzler passed my references check. I asked for six references, and
Is it Worse to be Robbed or Embezzled?
Prosperident’s Kelly Paxton is a thought leader in the area of “pink collar crime.” She recently wrote a thought-provoking article on whether embezzlement was more damaging than street crime. You
Importance of Investigators in Criminal Cases
Here is an excellent article from the online magazine PInow.com When the general public thinks of a private investigator, they may think of common situations in which a PI is
Is my practice immune from embezzlement? 70% of dentists will be embezzled by staff
“I live in a small town…” I’m not referring to the catchy John Mellencamp tune of the 1980s (although I did like the song). I’m referring to one of the
Why Dentists Hire Badly
By David Harris Our June 2017 Newsletter’s guest columnist Laura Hatch nailed it in her article on hiring when she says that dentists HATE the process of hiring staff.
Garnisheed wages – I just hired someone and then got notice that their wages are garnisheed for a $3,200 debt. Should I fire them?
We recently got this question from a consultant friend of ours who found out that a client’s new hire had their wages garnisheed: “I have a question as I have
Doing Proper Backups
We all know that data is important, and we need to back it up. Whether a hard disk stops working, or your network has been invaded by “ransomware,” ensuring that
Should I fire an employee if I find out that they have embezzled from someone else in the past?
By David Harris CEO, Prosperident Over the past week, I’ve encountered a couple of similar situations, which leads me to believe that this scenario is worthy of my writing about
What NOT To Do If You Suspect You Have Been Embezzled
What not to do when you suspect you are being embezzled. Published by The Progressive Dentist By Pat Little, DDS, FAGD, CFE As dentists, we have invested enormous time and