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More Than a Matter of Trust

Embezzlement happens. What you need to know to protect your church.

More Than a Matter of Trust
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Some church management experts contend up to 90 percent of churches don’t report a discovered embezzlement scheme largely out of shame, preventing many from taking action. As a result, bad actors continue their crimes and church leaders mask the true size of fraud in churches.

Below is a collection of resources to increase your awareness of how embezzlement happens, what steps you can take to secure assets, and stories of churches who learned “It can happen to us.”

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  • August 6, 2020

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