Digging Deeper a podcast by K2Integrity
Digging Deeper Ep. 10: Misguided or Misconduct? Understanding Bad Behavior in the Corporate World
Why do good people do bad things? Why would someone put an otherwise stellar reputation on the line for a few moments of gain? Bob Brenner (https://www.k2integrity.com/en/people/professionals/Brenner-Robert) dives in to decode this behavior with Richard Girgenti (https://www.k2integrity.com/en/people/professionals/Girgenti-Richard), a leading authority on ethics and risk and a trusted advisor to governments and businesses.Despite our best efforts, organizational misconduct and fraud continue to be daunting societal problems. What more can be done? What is missing from current efforts to curb misconduct? Rich and Bob analyze several examples to understand the root cause of malfeasance, drilling into blind spots as well as discussing how individuals build their rationale behind the “F word”—fraud—and other patterns of misconduct. So, what is Rich’s overarching theory on why good people do bad things? And what can organizations do to mitigate this behavior? Tune in to this episode of Digging Deeper to find out.
Digging Deeper Episode 9: From Hurricane Sandy to a Pandemic – The Role of Integrity Monitoring
When natural disasters or crises hit, governments deploy resources rapidly to try remediating current or to mitigate future damage. But who watches where the money goes? Tejah Duckworth (https://www.k2integrity.com/en/people/professionals/Duckworth-D-Tejah) spent the early part of her career in the public sector, notably overseeing Rapid Repairs Program in NYC after Hurricane Sandy. She took lessons from the public sector and now uses them in the private sector, most recently helping governments monitor pandemic-related funds.
In this episode, Tejah shares some of the key stories from her career and the role of integrity monitoring. Tune into Digging Deeper, episode 9 to hear more.
Digging Deeper Episode 8: Investigating Corruption in Argentina
Lazaro Baez was recently sentenced to 12 years in jail for money laundering in Argentina, charges that connected him to political powers still at large in the country. This international case revealed deeply rooted corruption and strong headwinds against uncovering critical evidence – but that did not stop Mariano Federici, the former head of Argentina’s Financial Intelligence Unit, from continuing to dig in.
In episode 8 of Digging Deeper, Mariano shares with Chris Morgan Jones how the investigation unfolded and what the future of related cases may be. As Mariano notes, “When the world is set to cooperate, there is no good place to hide.”
Digging Deeper Episode 7: Investigating Fraud and Corruption
Fraud and corruption can permeate any industry – and as Darren Matthews saw early in his career as a grocery clerk all the way to K2 Integrity’s regional head of EMEA, it can take varying forms. In Episode 7 of Digging Deeper, Chris Morgan Jones and Darren Matthews explore how fraudsters find new avenues to take advantage of a business, and some cases where investigators cracked the code on bad actors.
Digging Deeper Episode 6: One-on-One with Jules Kroll
Jules Kroll (https://www.k2integrity.com/en/global-content/bios/k/kroll-b-jules) is widely credited as the founder of the modern corporate investigations industry, and this episode goes behind the scenes of Jules’ career. What are some of the cases that stick out in his mind over the course of his career? What are the biggest changes for the industry, where is it heading, and what makes a good investigator? Guest host Bob Brenner interviews Jules on this and more in Episode 6 of Digging Deeper.
Digging Deeper Episode 5: Varsity Blues
The headlines from Operation Varsity Blues dominated the news cycle for months – but what happened in higher education after the news trucks left campus? Chris Morgan Jones speaks with David Holley about an investigation the K2 Integrity team conducted in the wake of the Varsity Blues scandal and the ripple effect of the FBI’s initial findings on the broader higher education system.