file0001730089237 (1)The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently reported on an investigation it did into Minneapolis Public School employees’ use of district credit cards.  The Star Tribune reviewed six months of school expense records including credit card purchases totaling $1.5 million dollars.  The newspaper discovered many of the school district employees failed to follow proper expense reporting policies,

Most employers are prone to a knee-jerk reaction when presented with evidence an employee is stealing from their business. They move quickly to terminate the suspected thief and stop the financial blood loss from their business. While this may immediately address the problem, it is short sighted and ultimately may be more costly to the