Companies’ vulnerability to fraud during the coronavirus pandemic was the subject of an article written by Rahman Ravelli’s Aziz Rahman.
The piece, entitled “Fighting off Fraud in Times of Virus’’, was published by Law 360. In it, Aziz explains what prompts fraud, the conditions in which it can flourish and how companies can tackle it.
He acknowledges that the government’s plan to pay grants to the self-employed and the wages of employed staff during the pandemic may be open to fraudulent abuse. Aziz also outlines the advice and warnings that have been given out by the National Crime Agency and Financial Conduct Authority regarding fraud risks posed by the pandemic.
His article details the importance of those in business being able to identify and prevent fraud and explains how internal investigations can still be carried out despite many workplaces now being empty.
Aziz's article was featured on Euronews and can be read here.