By Brianne Burr, Marketing – One of the worst places to see corruption is in governments where high-level positions affect a lot of people. Of course, these sorts of power positions are those that are most attractive to and most easily sought out by those who would be corrupt leaders. Governments ...
July 14, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Russ Warner, VP Marketing & Operations – Corruption is rampant and prevalent in government. In politics, sometimes the desire for power is a greater incentive than integrity. For this reason, it’s especially important for government bodies to make efforts to stop anti-corruption. Anti-corruption plans at the national level can strengthen ...
July 9, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Russ Warner, VP Marketing & Operations – As we interact with and learn from scientists, teachers, mentors, friends and family, each of us adopts ideologies we’ve been taught and experienced as well as assimilated over the course of our life. Without other frames of reference, we hold on to ...
July 7, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jorge Luis Oceguera, Channel and Marketing Manager– One purpose of state governments and public organizations is to help local communities. Among other things, the people need tools and resources to improve their quality of living, whether it’s with training, classes, recreation, or other social or cultural activities. Government can have ...
July 4, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Russ Warner, VP Marketing & Operations – Corruption in government officials can lead to the downfall of an administration. Self-serving men and women cheat the system and the people out of dignity, trust, revenue, productivity and validity. Dealing with fraud, bribery and corruption in an appropriate way can be ...
July 2, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – The primary reason people rely upon a centralized government is for protection. As part of that protection as it relates to the appropriation and spending of tax dollars and finances, the people must be able to count on those in charge to maintain integrity. ...
June 20, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – Money laundering is when money made from criminal activities is used fraudulently in legitimate business to insert the cash or assets into the market. As such, many criminals engage in money-laundering activities without detection — as their money is simply transferred through a bank or ...
June 13, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
May 15, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Public Relations – The Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) of 1998 prohibits employers in most industries from requiring that an applicant or employee take a polygraph. This law also prohibits employers from taking any action against employees — such as discipline, termination, hiring, demotion, etc. — based ...
May 7, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
By Jeff Pizzino, APR, Corporate Communications – Dealing with corrupt individuals can create difficult interpersonal situations. Most of us want to put distance between the accused, and ourselves, because distance can make it feel more acceptable to harshly treat the accused for their behavior. But in the case of deception detection of ...
April 25, 2014Jeff Pizzino, APR
Converus (“with truth”) provides scientifically validated credibility assessment technologies that help protect countries, corporations and communities from corruption, fraud and threats.