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4. Government Investigations: How

Government investigations begin much like cancer. They start hidden and slowly, continuing to grow as the individual goes about his or her daily life, unwittingly subject to this dangerous situation. Eventually, the danger becomes apparent.

Detecting the cancer early presents the best chance to lessen the danger. Similarly, if business leaders understand how government investigations begin, they can take steps to minimize exposure to such dangers. 

Government investigations typically begin with a complaint from any number of sources. Prosecutors may pressure to bring additional people into the orbit of criminal justice, sometimes coloring the truth in the process. 

Our goal at Compliance Mitigation is to guide clients toward best practices in internal fraud prevention, document retention, and liability mitigation to help best survive legal scrutiny.  

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