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4 best practices to protect your company from discount and warranty fraud

Establishing an anti-fraud program early can aid in a successful prosecution of fraudsters

This is the sixth article in a series on discount and warranty fraud. Read parts one, two, three, four and five.

Throughout this series, you have learned that if your company’s products are in high demand, you are an inviting target for sophisticated fraud schemes aimed at finding and exploiting weaknesses in your discount and warranty programs. Even companies with a watchful eye towards spotting these crimes have become victims. 

2. Warranty fraud: Dig into your data

Warranty fraud schemes are geared at finding and exploiting the loopholes in your warranty programs to deceive your company out of new product. Your company needs a portfolio of controls that work together to reduce the vulnerabilities of your post-sale services.

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Richard Nelson

Richard J. Nelson is a partner at Sideman & Bancroft LLP in San Francisco, where he specializes in litigation and government investigations. Mr. Nelson often...

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Erica Brand Portnoy

Erica Brand Portnoy is an associate at Sideman & Bancroft in San Francisco where she works with the firm’s Brand Integrity and Innovation Group. Her...

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