The impact of a fraud incident in a local church is devastating. The repercussions spread out like the ripples of a rock thrown into a calm pond.
I have written a series of posts on my other blog, Nonprofit Update, about a major fraud at a church near me. I have a number of friends who worship there, so this disaster is quite real to me.
I combined the posts to one page so you can see the discussion chronologically. This series is called the Tragedy of Fraud.
Good procedures protect against false accusations – feature cartoon #2 from Once Upon Internal Control
Good procedures protect the innocent from false accusations. This fable tells the tale of how a local church rides out made-up stories being researched by a reporter.