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#5 We are all Fraud Detectives!

By 12.06.2020November 3rd, 2020Journey

Nobody likes being cheated!  And when budgets are tight, everyone needs to use the resources they have sensibly. So, to protect our own assets and the organisations and people we care about, we should “awaken the fraud detective” that lies in each and every one of us.

Introducing Ms Sophy and what it takes to be like her

One of the appeals of Miss Marple…Agatha Christie’s kind and stylish detective with a razor-sharp mind for solving crimes…is that we can all be like her. Ms Sophy, our first fraud detective avatar was created in a similar way. So…what does it take to be a fraud detective?

During the last 20 years we have worked with hundreds of people who were either born to spot fraud or were initially sceptical.  And almost without exception every one of them would qualify as a fraud detective. We believe that we are all born with an instinct to spot an offer that’s too good to be true, a wolf in sheep’s clothing, dirty money and dodgy dealings.  We just need to remind ourselves that the world is still far from being fraud free, apply attention to detail, and maintain our belief in ourselves!  That’s why Ms Sophy is arguably the most important team member of B4 Investigate because she has it all…in bucketloads!  You will meet Sophy in our Fraud Detective Training, in coaching sessions, and as your assistant in our rapidly evolving B4 Pre-Crime platform. Sophy is female character but could just as well be male…being a fraud detective is not a gender issue. Have a listen to 45 seconds of Sophy here *.


Podcast interview with Nigel

The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) has just released a podcast called “Think Like a Fraud Detective”, a short interview in English between renowned security expert Karl Lallerstedt and B4’s Nigel Iyer.