Summarizing Challenges Surrounding Supply Chain Fraud


Supply chain fraud can encompass the entire breadth and depth of an organization, and its impacts can have a ripple effect throughout both the internal and external supply chain. The techniques, methodologies, and tools to detect and reduce supply chain fraud are available – organizations must realize the value of being proactive versus the costs of reacting to disasters time and time again.

Investing in supply chain fraud detection and reduction can help streamline organizational processes and improve efficiencies as a by-product of minimizing risk, and parallel the examination required for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and documentation.

To assist you in reviewing all aspects on this important topic, please find below links to all articles in this series.

Understanding and Attacking Supply Chain Fraud

An Introduction to Supply Chain Fraud

Supply Chain Fraud and Sarbanes-Oxley

COSO – Sarbanes-Oxley and Supply Chain Fraud

Definition of Supply Chain

Definition of Fraud

Who’s Involved in Supply Chain Fraud?

What Are the Causes of Supply Chain Fraud?

Where Does Supply Chain Fraud Happen?

Assessing the Impacts of Supply Chain Fraud

Methods of Detecting Supply Chain Fraud

Dreaded Shrinkage: Bottomless Pit or Grave?

Importance of Internal Assessments Before SOX Audits

Budgeting For the Repercussions of Supply Chain Fraud


Norman Katz graduated from the University of Florida in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Computer Information Sciences. Norman held positions from Programmer to Business Systems Analyst to Information Technology Manager during his employment career before becoming an entrepreneur. Norman is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a licensed Florida Private Investigator.


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