In “The Economic Crisis Will Expose a Decade’s Worth of Swindling and Aggressive Accounting” (The Economist, 16 April 2020), Jules Kroll, chairman and co-founder of K2 Intelligence, discusses how it’s not just new fraud schemes that appear in the wake of global uncertainty—but also how existing fraud bubbles to the surface. The line between acceptable and unacceptable behavior can be blurred. According to Jules, “When an area is hot to the point of overheated, there is a growing temptation to juice the numbers.” 

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