Steven Robertson quoted in article on increased fraud during economic downturns

April 4, 2016 | Steven T. Robertson | Calgary

The Globe and Mail, "Economic Woes in Alberta are a Recipe for Fraud"

Greg Draper has never been busier. A former RCMP investigator turned forensic accountant in Calgary, he started noticing more fraud cases landing on his desk last fall. Disgruntled employees – motivated perhaps by heavier workloads as companies get lean or financial troubles at home – are padding expense claims and overtime pay, invoicing for personal meals and trips, and even forming fictitious vendors under shadow companies to give themselves bonuses.