Presentations

Corruption and Crime Commission Investigations in WA Local Government: “My Side of The Fence”

Corruption and Crime Commission Investigations in WA Local Government: “My Side of The Fence”

In this presentation from Public Sector Fraud and Corruption 2016, Gary Hunt, Chief Executive Officer, City of Joondalup, explores his organisation's strategy to fraud prevention and detection.
The fake prince Morehu-Barlow at Queensland Health

The fake prince Morehu-Barlow at Queensland Health

In this presentation from Public Sector Fraud and Corruption 2016, Bob McDonald, Former Chief Governance Officer,Queensland Health, explores:
  • $16.7million fraud over period of 4 years committed by fake prince
  • Identifying weaknesses in the controls and detection systems that allowed the fraud to take place
  • Reaction from Queensland Health to revamp and improve fraud control measures
Evidence or Influence: how suppliers use underhanded selling strategies to win your contracts

Evidence or Influence: how suppliers use underhanded selling strategies to win your contracts

In this presentation from Public Sector Fraud and Corruption 2016, Robert Tufekcic Probity Advisor, Queensland Rail, explores:
  • Suppliers are utilising sophisticated selling strategies to identify and target decision makers at all levels in procurement in order to influence the decision-making process
  • Tactics include developing ‘insiders’ who provide information and influence decision makers towards outcomes in the supplier’s favour
  • Higher prices, reduced competition, reduced access to innovation, unfavourable contract conditions and reputational damage are amongst the most common symptoms
  • How you can use analysis and research to identify vulnerable areas to drive awareness and implement mitigation initiatives
Leveraging your most valuable assets – people – to protect against organisational fraud

Leveraging your most valuable assets – people – to protect against organisational fraud

In this presentation from Public Sector Fraud and Corruption 2016, Sylvain Mansotte CEO & Co-founder at Whispli, Leighton Contractors Whistleblower, explores:
  • The rising costs of organisational fraud in the public sector
  • Identifying common forms of organisational fraud
  • The most common and effective methods of fraud detection
  • Psychology of fraud reporting: Whistleblowers
  • Safeguarding against organisational fraud
Audit of fraud management in 77 local government bodies with the Queensland Audit Office

Audit of fraud management in 77 local government bodies with the Queensland Audit Office

In this presentation from Public Sector Fraud and Corruption 2016, David Toma, Acting Director, Queensland Audit Office, explores:
  • Identifying indicators of fraud in government using data analytics
  • The most common forms of fraud observed in the survey
  • Conducting fraud risk assessments to identify fraud ‘hot spots’
  • Tool assisting public sector entities to self-assess against 16 attributes of best practices in fraud and corruption control