Understanding and Attacking Supply Chain Fraud

We’re pleased to present Supply Chain Network readers with an interesting and insightful series of articles on Supply Chain Fraud contributed by Norman Katz of Katzscan Inc.

Regardless of where you operate in North America, Europe or Asia, the regulatory framework and compliance requirements continue to tighten and simply reporting losses as shrinkage just doesn’t cut it anymore.

So read on if you’d like to learn more about the who, why, where and how of supply chain fraud and also get additional ideas on detection, prevention and steps you can take today to make progress in this critical area.

Below are links to all of the articles in this series:

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

Summarizing Challenges Surrounding Supply Chain Fraud

Many talk about supply chain security from the perspective of terrorism or product safety, but there is no doubt that supply chain fraud whether internal, external or both in collusion, is a significant force that needs to be better understood and directly attacked to achieve true supply chain security.

Jeff Ashcroft


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.


Katzscan Inc. (www.katzscan.com) is a consulting firm founded by Norman Katz in January 1996 located near Fort Lauderdale, Florida specializing in: Barcode Applications, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI / eB2B), Data Reporting and Data Conversions, ERP Systems, Software Selection and Implementation, Supply Chain Vendor Compliance (www.vendorcompliance.info), Turnaround Management Help (www.turnaroundhelp.com), and Supply Chain Fraud (www.supplychainfraud.com) detection and reduction.

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