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HSA International Partners with Fraud Prevention
Information Firm to Distribute First-Ever Fraud
Awareness Training Program for
Hospitality Companies


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October, 2004 - HSA International, .the leading provider of training and human resources development services for the hospitality industry, has partnered with White-Collar Crime 101 LLC, developers of the first-ever Web-based fraud awareness training course for the hospitality industry, to distribute this unique, cutting-edge training tool to hotel, resort, casino and restaurant companies.

The new course, FraudAware/Hospitality, is a 70-minute interactive course that provides learners with vital knowledge about the many types of embezzlement, vendor fraud, credit card scams, identity theft and other illegal activities draining hospitality industry profits. FraudAware/Hospitality helps a manager or a line employee spot the red flags of fraudulent activity at their companies…and explains how to take action to prevent fraud by insiders as well as by guests, vendors and career con artists.

“Fraud is a huge problem for hospitality companies,” said Peter Goldmann, President of White-Collar Crime 101, the leading publisher of anti-fraud information for corporate and government security managers. “And with advances in technology, the fraudsters are only going to get better at what they do. We developed FraudAware/Hospitality to give hotel, resort, casino and restaurant management a weapon to fight back—and win—the war on fraud”. 

“FraudAware/Hospitality is a strong addition to our training and HR development programs, said HSA President and CEO, Dr. Mike Hampton. “This high-impact, cost-effective program helps to instill a culture of integrity and ethical behavior on the part of hospitality employees—something our clients are constantly striving for. We are delighted that White-Collar Crime 101 LLC chose us to help make the FraudAware/Hospitality course available to companies throughout the hospitality industry”.

About HSA International: Founded in 1986, HSA specializes in educational management, including the design, development and delivery of training programs, products and services created especially for the hospitality industry.  HSA produces and makes available workshops, seminars, video and audiotapes, reference manuals, workplace displays and job aids, as well as other tools for human resources development.  Headquartered in the U.S., HSA has affiliate offices in Singapore and Germany, with an international client base that includes a broad range of leading industry brands.  For more information: www.hsa.com.  

About White-Collar Crime 101 LLC: Publishers of the monthly, newsletters, White-Collar Crime Fighter and Cyber-Crime Fighter, White-Collar Crime 101 is the leading provider of practical, authoritative fraud-fighting advice to corporate and government security managers, auditors, investigators and financial executives. FraudAware/Hospitality is the hotel/casino/resort version of the company’s standard FraudAware E-learning course which is designed for efficient customization to meet the needs of organizations in any industry or government sector. For more information: www.wccfighter.com

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Contact:
Mike Hampton
HSA International
954.792.5557
hsa@hsa.com
http://www.hsa.com

Peter Goldmann
White-Collar Crime 101 LLC
203-431-7657
info@fraudaware.com

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Also See HSMAI and HSA Announce Partnership to Deliver HSMAI University Offers Line-up of Public Venue, Private Label and Online Learning Educational Programming / HSA International / February 2004
Optimizing New Employee Performance And Productivity or Getting New-Hires Up To Speed Quickly / Michael Hampton, Ed.D. / HSA International / December 2003
Motivating And Retaining Employees / Michael Hampton, Ed.D. / HSA International / December 2003
Hospitality Leaders Are Responsible For Setting The Standards / Michael Hampton, Ed.D. / HSA International / August 2003
Challenging Times Require Hospitality Leaders On The Front Lines / Michael Hampton, Ed.D. /  July 2003
How To Increase Front Desk Sales & Customer Service Skills / July 2003
Motivating And Retaining Employees When Times Are Tough /  Michael Hampton, Ed.D./ June 2003


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