Pelham, AL (PRWEB) July 16, 2009
The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is offering a Fraud Prevention Workshop so you can make sure your business is protected. This workshop can help businesses and individuals understand such practices as accepting and processing credit cards, understanding the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), employee screening, PCI Compliance and potential employer and merchant liabilities.
Understanding, recognizing and implementing a plan to protect businesses from risky internal and external factors will in overall security practices.
The Fraud Prevention workshop will be held July 23 at the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce in Pelham. Register online at http://www.shelbychamber.org. The cost is $10 and the workshop will be 8:30-10 a.m. For more information, call 663-4542.
A recent study found that businesses hit by occupational fraud sustained a median loss of $159,000. A quarter of businesses lost $1 million or more. The need for protecting Shelby County businesses, especially those that do not have regular audits, is critical to the continued successful growth of the county's business community.
This workshop has been developed by our experts to help area businesses using the following methods: Advise, Educate, and Stay Alert. Understanding, recognizing and implementing a plan to protect businesses from internal and external factors that put them at risk can potentially save these business in today's challenging economy.
Where: Chamber, 1301 County Services Drive, Pelham
When: July 23rd from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.
Investment: $10 includes materials
RSVP: Required by noon, July 21st, register online at http://www.shelbychamber.org or call the Chamber at 663-4542.
Ande Underwood, Account Executive, First Data Merchant Services
David Mellon, Attorney, Sirote & Permutt, PC
Charles and Ann Boyd, Forensic Accountants, Yeager & Boyd, LLC.
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