A career out of fraud

He seemed a perfect candidate both on his CV and at the interview: an expatriate resident in the country fluent in both the agency's and the local language and with emergency management experience. Written references were taken up but said little.

He was appointed manager of a remote office where, without any receipts, he withdrew a hundred thousand dollars over a six month period. When interviewed by the internal auditor he said that if the agency wasn't bothered to use basic financial control procedures or even visit his office, they deserved what happened. The money was never recovered.