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How People Rationalize Fraud

How People Rationalize Fraud

 If you ask people whether they think stealing is wrong, most of them would answer yes. And yet, in 2013, organizations all over the world lost an estimated total of $3.7 trillion to fraud. This presentation explains how the fraud triangle, (developed by criminologist Donald Cressey) can help us understand how seemingly good people can make unethical decisions in their daily lives.  Published June, 2015.

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Rebecca Bogie
Rebecca Bogie (Faculty)
14 weeks ago
This video's animation is engaging and makes the three facets of the fraud triangle more memorable. The length and level of the video is appropriate for an introduction to the topic or a refresher.
Cathy Swift
Cathy Swift (Administrator)
1 year ago
This is a short video that explains the 3 parts of the fraud triangle. It is very clever and helps people understand how easily they can slip into fraudulent situations. Could play this video in class and have a discussion about it when covering fraud
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