Internal Investigations and Employee Privacy

I presented today at the Association of Certified Forensic Examiners annual fraud conference. My topic was managing privacy issues in internal investigations. My aim was to provide some content to help investigators build a better dialog with internal legal counsel and privacy officers about investigation tactics that touch on privacy issues. This was the first time I’ve done this presentation, and it seemed to go well.

I also tagged on a brief section on “the investigation record” out of interest. As part of this section I surveyed the audience and was interested to see that about half of attendees conduct witness interviews with an audio recording device, something I have recently guided clients away from because of its potential impact on witness candor. One audience member, a former police officer, said that witnesses forget about the recording device after about two minutes. Interesting and notable.

My slides are below.

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