Municipal Fraud Prevention
Part 3 of 3
          Have checks and balances, and routinely ask yourself if loopholes exist
          Cheap comes out expensive, hire external auditors, forensic accountants, and certified fraud examiners
          Turnover in your finance department isn’t always a bad thing- in some cases, an extensive level of familiarity breeds corruption
          “Crime don’t pay”
Ok, ok, so the last one was pretty facetious but some individuals not only lack fiscal ethics, but are actually in need of professional help- but I’m no shrink.
Under a new chief financial officer and staff, the City of West Linn has now won three annual GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association) awards and citizen relations are slowly on the incline.