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Chapter 4. Insider Fraud > Summary - Pg. 127

Summary 127 organizations.Thefactthatinsiderfraudcrimesareoftenlongand ngoing o isbadnewsforthevictimorganizations.However,itdoesaffordtheorga- nizationwithampleopportunitytodiscoverthecrime,andpossiblycurtail theactivitytolimitdamage. Therearetwomeansfordetectinginsiderfraud.Thefrstisexternaldis- coveryofthecrime,potentiallyasaresultofinvestigationintofnancial lossesincurredbythefraudvictims.Aswehaveexplainedpreviously,the actualfraudcrimeisoftenconductedbyanoutsidertothevictimorga- nization. Detection of these activities is likely to be a point where law enforcementisbroughtintoinvestigatethepotentialproblem.Thesecond isthediscoveryoftheinternalcrime--theinsider'soraccomplice'smali- ciousactions.Heretheorganizationhastheopportunitytodetecttheillicit insideractivityatanypointfromplanningtoinsiderrecruitmenttoonline execution. Summary