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Can misconduct outside work land you in trouble?

With recent looting primarily in Gauteng and KZN, many businesses faced unexpected challenges. The country witnessed many people taking part… Read More »

Steps that follow after an employee is caught committing fraud in South Africa

The negative effects of fraud on any organization, no matter its size, cannot be emphasized enough. Companies primarily protect themselves… Read More »

Tips to support the whistleblower process from an HR viewpoint

When dealing with whistleblower incidents, organizations need to be practical and focused so that employees feel supported from the time… Read More »

Ostracised for being a whistle-blower

Whistle-blowers are called by so many names, many of which are unpleasant. Coming forward and reporting takes a great deal… Read More »

Even death threats won’t stop Athol Williams whistleblowing about corruption

In 2021 Athol Williams spoke out at South Africa’s State Capture Commission about corruption, implicating consulting firm Bain in destroying… Read More »

Corruption: Can we stop the gravy train? (ACFE SA Conference talk)

Thanks to ACFE SA for the incredible opportunity today to present on ‘Corruption: can we stop the gravy train?’ at… Read More »

Threat.technology article: FraudCracker and EthicsDefender make it safe to report wrongdoing and fraud

Ben and his team run a great website called Threat.technology. You can stay ahead of the latest cyber threats with… Read More »

Do your employees feel safe speaking up about wrongdoing?

Wrongdoing is rife in workplaces today. A massive 61% of U.S. workers say they’ve witnessed or experienced workplace harassment or… Read More »

THANK YOU TO ALL THE WHISTLEBLOWERS OUT THERE

Tomorrow 23-June is World Whistleblower Day. Why do we need a day dedicated to whistleblowers? It’s our way of saying… Read More »

Why don’t we speak up when we see wrongdoing?

Cutting out junk food, getting 8 hours’ sleep a night, exercising daily – everyone knows we should be doing these… Read More »

SA cabinet adopts anti-corruption strategy

Corruption has been rife in SA for decades, and the government has set up structures to deal with it head-on.… Read More »

Speaking out when it matters

Speaking up at work can be very difficult, even if you know it’s the right thing to do. You see… Read More »

FraudCracker interviewed by Safety Detective

Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective recently interviewed Colette Symanowitz of FraudCracker, to find out how our ground-breaking tech helps people… Read More »

Corruption: can we beat the gravy train? Webinar

Corruption is a massive problem worldwide with deep social, political and economic costs. But it isn’t unbeatable. We can beat… Read More »

FraudCracker gets certification from The Ethics Institute

It’s official! We now have certification from The Ethics Institute (TEI) for FraudCracker, our online fraud reporting tool with interactive… Read More »

ACFE webinar: Protecting whistleblowers in the digital age

Thanks to all of you who attended our webinar for ACFESA (the Association of Fraud Examiners South Africa) that Colette… Read More »

On CoronaCracker site, you can report violations of coronavirus regulations

Good news: our CoronaCracker website is now up and running at http://www.coronacracker.co.za/. This enables you to anonymously report violations of… Read More »

Gambling with lives: Government not protecting corruption whistle-blowers

South Africa’s Minister of Police Bheki Cele is not carrying out his constitutional responsibility to ‘prevent, combat… crime [and] to… Read More »

NDAs ‘should not silence sexual harassment claims’

Ex-movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his company used non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to silence accusations of his sexual misbehaviour. But NDAs… Read More »

Don’t punish employees who raise problems

Divergent, dissenting voices are vital for growth and innovation. But some leaders penalise employees who raise problems, afraid of what… Read More »

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