May 15, 2013
One of the most common types of theft is theft by employees. Employers are robbed to the tune of billions of dollars per year in the United States alone. Believe me, US employers are not alone.
Facing a wave of employee theft, retailers across the country have helped amass vast databases of workers... [More]
July 21, 2012
There is not a business in society that does not suffer from theft. As a former employee in the catering industry and a counselor for both in-class and online theft classes I know how prevalent theft is in the industry.
One of the ways theft occurs is dishonest workers in this industry often steal ... [More]
June 23, 2012
Are you a wage thief? Are you a victim of wage theft? If so, do you need a theft class? Does your employer need a theft class? Wage thievery is in virtually epidemic proportions in the United States and around the globe!
Wage thievery is when employees are not paid what they are owed.
Wage theft, ... [More]
May 24, 2012
Many people do not steal out of necessity. It can start out innocently, but the behavior can become very addictive. That was the case for a water maintenance supervisor from Beloit, Illinois.
Timothy L. Kosier was sentenced to three years in prison for stealing at least $880,000 from city coffers, ... [More]
May 21, 2012
A criminal record is like a skeleton in the closet – it may come back to bite you at some point in the future. For one Wisconsin woman, her skeleton in the closet was shoplifting. Her charge came back to bite her in the behind 40 years later!
Acccording to bizjournals.com, Fifty-eight-year-ol... [More]
May 6, 2012
As usual crime does not pay. One Florida woman is now learning that and will get to feel her employer from the other side of the fence (literally). A former bookkeeper for a juvenile jail in Florida has been arrested and charged with embezzlement. And boy did she steal a lot of money!
So far author... [More]
May 2, 2012
How much would someone have to steal in order for it to be totally shocking? As a recovering thief who stole from any and everyone I know the depths people will go to get what they need or just to take when they can.
That said there are some figures so staggering that it takes my breath away. The f... [More]
November 23, 2011
All of you faithful readers know that one thing really sticks in my craw – people taking advantage of those they are entrusted to take care! This case really pisses me off.
In Madison, Tennessee a woman who ran a nonprofit that served some of Tennessee’s most disabled patients is facing... [More]
July 16, 2011
Beyoncé may be the most recognized name and face in the music industry today. Her rise to stardom began with the group “Destiny’s Child” and her solo career has continued her meteoric rise to stardom. One of the nice stories in the industry, her father, Mathew Knowles has be... [More]
July 9, 2011
It has been a real sad state of affairs in the United States lately. I know theft has been a problem plaguing society since the beginning of time, probably, but it seems like theft from the poor has become rampant recently.
I know it didn’t start with Bernard Madoff stealing tens of millions ... [More]