Fraud and breach of trust are likely the two most charged dishonesty offenses. Fraud involves obtaining a benefit (not necessarily financial) through dishonesty.
Breach of trust involves abusing a position of authority for self-benefit and against the interests of the person to whom you owe the duty of trust.
The distinction between breach of trust and fraud is essentially based on a temporal criterion of the action which is only a fine line of difference.
Organizations should place emphasis on check and balance policies regarding this.
Despite the above, robust fraud risk management protocols are still necessary for any organization, and the ethical culture must start at the top.
This course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge, and steps to investigate fraud, and the conviction for running this FRM program is to provide you with an idea of what you must do when it happens.
A strong governance structure in an organization serves as a line of defense to respond to a string of corporate collapses.