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Expert Source Tiffany Couch is a nationally-recognized expert source on the topic of fraud and financial crimes. Her expertise has been used by The New York Times, Forbes, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio and Fraud Magazine. Tiffany has also been interviewed for KING 5-TV in Seattle, KGW 8-TV and iHeartRadio in Portland, and News Talk in Alberta, Canada.
Bid rigging occurs when subcontractors (subs), who would otherwise have to compete for the job, covertly conspire to raise their prices or reduce the quality of goods or services to win the project. It’s a criminal act, and fraudsters can be investigated and prosecuted if collusion is discovered.read more
Associated Press News - When a business is large enough that the owner must delegate decisions and tasks — even to trusted employees — it can be a psychic shock, especially for entrepreneurs used to doing everything themselves. Many pale at the idea of asking managers...read more
Small business is the backbone of the country’s economy, and the Gem State is no exception. Idaho’s small businesses account for 96.6 percent of all business in the state and employ nearly 300,000 workers. Unfortunately, small businesses are twice as likely to become victims of employee fraud as large companies. The median loss per fraud scheme is $200,000, a staggering amount that very often a small business can’t absorb.read more
Women to Watch - Tiffany Couch joins Women to Watch Media to discuss her career. Listen to the podcast here >read more
CNBC - If you really want to understand President Donald Trump's finances, the first two pages of his federal income tax return isn't the best place to look. That's because his real details — and those of most other filers — can likely be found in the additional...read more
The New York Times - WHEN a longtime friend asked for a loan to help get her boyfriend back on his feet, Maria Voltl, 84, decided to help. Ms. Voltl had lent money to her friend before, and it had always been paid back. So without consulting a professional, she handed...read more