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Stop fraud, waste and abuse
Losses due to fraud can come from both employees and outside sources. Often the lack of internal controls or segregation of duties can be the opportunities for individuals to victimize businesses.
Areas where corporations can add continuous controls monitoring to reduce losses due to waste, abuse and fraud include:
- Payment processes, including purchase cards and payroll
- Expenses including travel and entertainment expenses
- Tax compliance
- Customs compliance
- Retail monitoring
How Alessa helps corporations detect and prevent losses
Monitor all transactions and block suspicious ones for further investigation
Detect complex fraud schemes across departments and systems
Configurable assessment of vendor and customer risks based on profile and activity
Know the vendors and customers you are doing business with and whether you should do business with them
Quickly evaluate program performance and identify sources of revenue leakage
Configurable workflows and case management tools for investigations and remediation
Diligently onboard vendors and customers
Alessa integrates with onboarding systems, risk intelligence data and identity verification solutions to confirm the identity of new customers and vendors and screen against external sources such as OFAC, third-party politically exposed persons (PEPs), sanctions and internal lists – all from one application.
Get a true picture of risks
Alessa leverages data from various sources, including sanctions lists, to provide a risk score that provides a realistic assessment of the potential risks associated with an entity.
Alessa can also periodically review an organization’s existing customer base and updates their risk level based on their activity, as well as data from third-party lists.
Detect fraud, misuse and abuse
Avoid costly investigations and prosecutions by detecting potentially fraudulent behavior and transactions in P-Card, travel and entertainment (T&E) and other procurement and expense management processes.
Use data to build program-level metrics and detect waste and abuse such as elevated liabilities, out-of-policy purchases, use of non-preferred vendors and more.
Prevent improper payments
Immediately detect fraudulent, erroneous or duplicate payments and avoid business transactions with unapproved or potentially duplicate vendors.
Eliminate Cost-Recovery Services
There is a heavy cost associated with cost recovery services. It is better to instead avoid erroneous or fraudulent payments. Identify and resolve control failures as they occur, eliminating reliance on post-recovery audits and cost recovery services.
Protect against vendor risks
Screen in real time during onboarding and continuously afterward to avoid doing business with risky vendors. Develop vendor profiles, enforce vendor selection and usage policies, and implement fraud detection analytics.
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the median loss due to occupational fraud was USD 130,000. While 55% caused less than USD 200,000 in financial damage, more than one-fifth resulted in a loss of at least USD 1 million. >
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