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Mar 2018 News — Forestry Industry Thieves

Mar 2018 News — Forestry Industry Thieves

The forestry industry has always struggled with thieves and fraud for a variety of reasons, most of which are peculiar to the nature of the work and the industry. A somewhat unexpected problem however is in identifying the potential perpetrators themselves. So what do forestry industry thieves look like?  They are often ordinary, otherwise up-standing people. You wouldn’t pick them out in a line-up and you wouldn’t suspect them in day-to-day interactions. You trust them to have integrity in managing your assets, often without direct supervision. As such, it is difficult to anticipate or predict if, when or where fraud will strike along the industry supply chain. With multiple hand-offs and a variety of players in the process, no one has control over the whole chain of activities nor of all the people working in it. Opportunities for break-down abound.   For the full article:   Mar 2018 — Portrait of a Thief

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