CHAPTER 1WHY CREDIBLE ACTIVISM?

HOUSTON FIRM TO PAY $21 MILLION IN IMMIGRATION CASE

OSHA FINES BP $21 MILLION FOR FATAL TEXAS CITY, TX EXPLOSION

Sidley Austin Law Firm to Pay $27.5 Million to Resolve Landmark Age Discrimination Case

When you read these recent headlines from across the United States, ask yourself: Can my company afford risking convictions in civil court, criminal court, and/or the court of public opinion? Which employees and internal processes might be putting my company at risk? A 2007 article in the CPA Journal cites these statistics from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2006 “Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse”:

• More than $600 billion in annual losses is attributed to fraud.

• Tips from employees, ...

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