Maureen Dwyer at Pepper Hamilton Discusses Employee Theft in New Podcast
In a recent podcast published by the law firm of Pepper Hamilton, Maureen Dwyer, an attorney in the firm's Philadelphia office, and member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, was interviewed concerning the issue of employee theft. In the 9-minute interview, Dwyer provides recommendations for how companies should handle employee theft. Among other things, Dwyer advises that, when addressing embezzlement, a company needs to be careful not to overstep its bounds and expose itself to liability. Dwyer also covers warning signs of embezzlement, how to conduct an investigation into employee theft once discovered (e.g., conduct an internal investigation or call in external resources; preserving evidence, etc.), when to notify the company's insurance company and the police, and alternative corrective actions.