When the cupboard’s bare – How fraud experts prove inventory theft
Abstract: Inventory fraud is notoriously difficult to find and document. So if a client suspects an employee of stealing inventory, it’s important to get a fraud expert involved as quickly as possible. As this article notes, the expert may discover that goods have simply been misplaced. But if fraud is involved, experts look for irregularities in journal entries, vendor invoices and purchase orders, and they work with the company to confirm physical inventory.