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  • You Don’t Have To Get Yourself In Hot Water To Avoid Shrinkage

    May 2, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Shrinkage: Inventory due to circumstances such as damage, shoplifting, vendor fraud, employee theft, and administrative error. It is when you have less inventory physically present than what is recorded as presented including what has been ordered and received. What are some simple steps that can help you mitigate risk? Use numerically sequenced forms or preformatted…

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  • May 25th – National Wine Day

    April 15, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Enjoying a glass of wine with dinner becomes a must on National Wine Day. Typically, you would purchase a glass or bottle from your favorite local restaurant or bar, but thieves sometimes have other plans entirely. A heist. In Manhattan, a personal assistant was arrested for stealing hundreds of bottles of rare wine, totaling approximately…

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  • Get Your Sweetheart A Burger. Don’t “Sweetheart” Your Way Into Jail

    April 15, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Said to have been invented in Germany, hamburgers quickly became an international hit. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.6% of adults consume fast food on any given day. In the spirit of International Hamburger Day, May 28th, how about you get your sweetheart a burger and fries? Maybe even upgrade to…

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  • BIRD THEFT – COVERED LOSS?

    April 1, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Bird Day is celebrated on January 5th in the USA and Canada. World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on the Second Saturday in May (May 14, 2022) and the second Saturday in October (October 9, 2022). These celebrations hope to alert people to the dangers these remarkable creatures face in our modern world (air and…

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  • May 6th – International No Diet Day

    April 1, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    International No Diet Day… everyone’s favorite day of the year! Well maybe not everyone’s. It is the day we set aside our diet for the day and order whatever we want… Surely nothing could go wrong on a great day like this right?! In the past the only options for food delivery were pizza and…

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  • Extreme Couponing Turns to Extreme Fraud

    April 1, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Couponing… great for consumers and great for retailers, right? You save money, they gain loyal customers, what could go wrong? Extreme couponing made a debut on TLC in 2010 where it depicts individuals that go above and beyond to find deals and save money. They dedicate time and effort into finding the best coupons and…

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  • May 1st – International Harry Potter Day

    March 22, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    Fraud happens everywhere, but did we expect it to happen in the well-loved wizarding world? In the book series Gilderoy Lockhart, the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry during Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, book two of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, became especially…

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  • May – International Strawberry Month

    March 22, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    The world’s heaviest strawberry (recorded by Guinness World Records) was a whopping 10.19 ounces (289 grams) grown and picked on a family farm near the city of Netanya in central Israel. With summer comes festivals, concerts, and picking fresh fruit from your local farm. Which also means National Strawberry Month. A month we celebrate everything…

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  • Employee Theft

    March 22, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    According to Embroker, 75% of employees admit to stealing from their employer at least once. Inventory theft, data theft, payroll theft, theft of cash and theft of service are the most common ways for an employer to steal from a company. Here are some over-the-top examples of in-house theft and employee fraud: Taking a bite…

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  • April 19 – National Garlic Day

    March 22, 2022
    by Kerry Sapet
    National Garlic Day is a day to celebrate a versatile bulb that can be used for everything from a delicious spread on toast to medical purposes. Garlic is said to have antibiotic properties and can also allegedly wards off vampires. No wonder so many people want to get their hands on it. While some choose…

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