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Mileage Fraud: Too Common But Easy To Address

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2 motus.com In some cases, expenses are at odds with policy because of honest mistakes or emergency situa ons. In many others, the repor ng process itself is at fault. That's because so many companies s ll rely on spreadsheets for crucial steps in their expense repor ng process. In other cases, employees exploit the lack of controls and visibility for their own benefit. Put simply, they commit fraud. Many companies are simply unaware of the fraud because their processes are unable to check reports in an automated, efficient fashion. O en mes, employers expect employees to remain responsible when submi ng T&E reports but don't have systems in place to hold them to compliance. That leaves the door open for recurring smaller-scale fraud. Companies that lack automated, dedicated systems to capture personal-use mileage are par cularly at risk. Altering mileage reports is an easy way to take a li le unearned extra money from an employer. These gaps make it too easy for employees to execute common mileage fraud schemes, like exaggera ng gas costs, or simultaneously claiming rental car costs and making personal mileage claims. WHY MILEAGE FRAUD HAPPENS ALTERING MILEAGE REPORTS is an easy way to take a li le unearned extra money from an employer

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