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Feb

2012

AIC Report Decrease in Use of Ecstasy coincides with Spike in Methamphetamine use

The Australian Institute of Criminology’s (AIC) Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA) program indicate a more than 50% decrease in the use of the drug ecstasy (MDMA) among police detainees over the past year. The Research in Practice report finds that in 2010 and in 2011 only 5% of police detainees in watch-houses around Australia reported using ecstasy. In 2009 the figure was 11%. At the same time, police detainees also indicated that ecstasy was lower in quality and harder to ...

22

Feb

2012

Case Study – The Case of the Quick Cashbags Safe Theft and Poor Camera Positioning

An amount exceeding $2,500 was found to be stolen from a safe located in the cash room of a Club. Initial inquiries revealed the missing cash had been secured in a bank Quick Cash Bag.  Security footage of the cash room area for the above weekly period was examined which did not assist in identifying staff or other persons responsible for the theft. A Barringtons investigator attended the Club and reviewed the retained footage of the cash room and found 11 other Quick Cash Bags were also ...

21

Feb

2012

US News - Cybersecurity Measures to Boost Companies' Costs

From ASIS International’s Security Management Weekly A cybersecurity bill that was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Feb. 14 is coming under fire from some in the private sector. Under the bill, the Department of Homeland Security would be required to identify computer systems that play a vital role in ensuring national and economic security. Attacks on such systems could result in large numbers of casualties or major damage to the nation's economy. In addition, DHS would be given the ...

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Feb

2012

New Release – Anti Bullying Online Training Now Widely Available to Schools

Barringtons, has taken up the gauntlet and released the first online anti bullying training and assessment course for Australian schools. Director, Allen Barry had conceived and developed a successful Prevention of Workplace Bullying Online and Face to Face Training and Assessment course for corporate Australia. During the process of commissioning this course, the schoolyard bullying incident involving Casey Heynes went viral. There have since been numerous cases of both workplace and ...

17

Feb

2012

Social Media The Fraud Investigator’s New BFF?

Peter Goldman has contributed an article on the above in this month’s US Fraud Examiner. I have summarised the salient points for you. Keep in mind that these comments relate to US laws. In its simplest form, social media can be used to expose a worker’s compensation fraud. The investigator might find that a supposedly injured employee is bragging about hang gliding and is posting action photos on their Facebook profile. There is nothing unethical or illegal about an attorney or an ...
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