Fraud

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Internet fraud
NARROWER TERMS
Article

Why construction should still beware of fraud and bribery

Financial crime remains a problem for construction, and the risk of financial crime is not confined to any single stage of the construction process; it exists across the lifecycle of a project.
Journal article

Professional ethics in the construction industry

Results of a small, but representative, questionnaire survey of typical project managers, architects and building contractors concerning their views and experiences on a range of ethical issues surrounding construction industry activities. All the respondents had witnessed or experienced some degree of unethical conduct, in the...
Conference paper

Counterfeit, fraudulent and sub-standard materials: the case of steel in Norway

This study examined the presence of counterfeited, fraudulent and substandard (CFS) materials in the Norwegian construction industry and the characteristics of the construction industry that render it vulnerable. The interviewees believed that the industry is vulnerable because it is easily accessible for temporary and dishonest...
Report

Commonwealth fraud investigations 2017-18 and 2018-19

This report presents the findings of the most recent annual census of fraud against Commonwealth entities and the measures taken to prevent fraud.
Report

Fraud within and against the Commonwealth: the most harmful frauds, 2016-17 to 2018-19

This report presents the information about the most harmful internal and external frauds committed against the Commonwealth in 2018–19, compared with those reported in 2016–17 and 2017–18.
Report

Weaponised deep fakes: national security and democracy

A deep fake is a digital forgery created through deep learning (a subset of AI). Deep fakes can create entirely new content or manipulate existing content, including video, images, audio and text. This paper argues that policymakers face a narrowing window of opportunity to minimise...
Report

Strain, coping and sustained fraud offending

This study uses interviews with serious workplace fraudsters to examine enablers of sustained offending.
Report

Phishing risks in a university student community

As individuals become increasingly connected to the virtual world, the avenues for exploitation by cybercriminals also increase. This study explores the influence of scam type, cybercrime awareness, gender, IT competence and perceived internet safety on susceptibility to email scams.
Working paper

Why are there more accidents on Mondays? Economic incentives, ergonomics or externalities

Research suggests that more workplace injuries occur on Mondays than on other weekdays. One hypothesis is that workers fraudulently claim that off-the-job weekend sprains occurred at work on the Monday in order to receive workers’ compensation. The authors test this using data from New Zealand...
Discussion paper

Confidence in Australian banknotes

This paper investigates various factors that might influence the general public's confidence in the security of Australian banknotes, using a unique series of online banknotes surveys conducted by the Reserve Bank of Australia since 2010.