June 2012

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June 15, 2012 - Palm Beach County Chapter of Internal Auditors Association (IAA), Presentation on Internal Investigations, Boca Raton Hotel and Club, Boca Raton

 

October 27, 2012 - Palm Beach County Bar Association 4th Annual Family Picnic, Dreher Park, West Palm Beach


November 2012 - Palm Beach County Bar Association Flower Sponsor of the Month, celebrating the Bar's new building

 

 




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We bring you confidence through information.


Our job is to provide you the information you need. Whether it's through our investigative services or through our informative newsletters, we want you to have the latest and current information. In this edition, we have provided three case studies on workplace investigations for employee theft, embezzlement and harassment, and an article on how to achieve confidence through information.

 

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Case Study  

 

Workplace and Internal Investigations     

 

Employee theft: From paperclips to intellectual property, businesses lose billions of dollars a year to unethical employees. The cause may be substance abuse or work dissatisfaction, but the result is the same: a strong hit to your bottom line. Internal investigations and interviews can identify the causes of shrinkage. Careful analysis of time cards or employee lifestyles may uncover suspicious activity. Undercover investigators can document specific acts of theft.

 

 Benefits

  • Identify weaknesses in internal controls
  • Recover stolen monies or property

 

Administer discipline fairly, based on reasonable conclusions

 

(Case study): A contractor noticed that his inventory of fiberoptic cable was shrinking. He arranged to have surveillance cameras installed surreptitiously through the warehouse. One evening, an employee was digitally recorded removing a large amount of cable and placing it into his personal vehicle. The next morning, the employee was confronted by an investigator hired by the contractor. A written admission of guilt was obtained by the investigator, and the employee implicated a competitor, who had hired the employee to assist him on several jobs using the fiberoptic cable, along with other materials stolen by the dishonest employee. The employee
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Confidence Through Information... for Business    

 

Your business world is growing, both locally and globally. With each new opportunity comes an equal or greater potential for liability. There are external threats: competition, trade restrictions, energy costs, and regional instability. There are internal threats: workplace violence, employee theft, substance abuse, discrimination, and fraud. The slightest misstep could destroy a small business or compromise a large corporation.

 

At Complete Legal Investigations, Inc., we offer you complete confidence through information. We understand the issues facing employers and corporate officers. We work closely with your attorneys and human resource managers to navigate the turbulent waters of workplace investigations. We uncover the hidden dangers that, left undetected, can sink your company.

 

We are a preeminent provider of investigative services to banks, businesses, corporations, investment firms, and public entities. Let the experienced staff at Complete Legal Investigations, Inc.guide you successfully through the internal challenges you face in the workplace.

 

Although the media loves to promote the image of the "private eye" single-handedly tackling every assignment, the investigative profession has been dramatically impacted by the exponential growth of... Read More 

 

 

  

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At Complete Legal Investigations, Inc., we help our clients eliminate uncertainty by understanding the issues confronting them. We conduct interviews, research, and forensic analysis to clarify disputed facts and identify potential solutions.

Complete Legal Investigations, Inc. is comprised of talented and experienced investigators and researchers with over 80 years' combined experience in the legal system. Our staff is bilingual and comprised of former federal and state investigators, Certified Legal Investigators (CLI), Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), and a Certified and Florida Registered Paralegal (CP). Working as a team, we provide an adjunct staff that works cooperatively with your law firm or business, so that you can offer your client the very best legal representation.  Learn more

 

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