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Consequences of Employee Silence in Fraud Investigations
Written by Jim Patterson and Kirsten Thoreson
In employee fraud investigations, where a real prospect of future criminal charges exists, the following questions often arise: Can a suspected employee refuse to answer questions posed by an investigating employer? Is there a "right to silence" if the employee's answers may tend to
incriminate him or her? Published by Carswell in the December 2014 edition of Legal Alert (Volume 33, Number 9).