An old friend is burgled



An old friend is burgled.   He overstates his insurance claim.

The assessor asks you to corroborate the existence and state of the equipment claimed.



A finder's fee will be paid.  A new business comes in, slowly, eventually.

Would it have come anyway?

Should you pay the finders fee?


The client finds the prospect of the product attractive, but you think there's a better product for her. 

Should you sell the first one?


Private evidence arrives of increased risk of a product of your company.


Client wants you to help reduce their tax liability in a small country.

You are CEO of the financial intermediary.


HR manager choosing entrants to a fast-track program.

You get a call from the uncle of an applicant, who is a state minister.


You are a lawyer.  You decide your client is guilty.


You believe that you won't be successful as a foreign firm in another country unless you bribe officials.


As an employee of the auditors, you become aware if a client's scheme to boost profits on paper.  Not an auditor yourself, but a consultant.


How rigorously should you as a desk officer seek out future costs?

(Lower costs lead to acceptance; future costs no problem.)


Major shareholder in a mining company with (as you find) a "dry" mine. 

Should you sell now?