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The Diesel Fuel Heist

Digital Anna Kon, CIA, CRMA, CFE Jun 01, 2021

Using data analytics, an internal auditor uncovers a decade-long vehicle refueling scheme.

​Veronica Vanatamm was the internal auditor for East Mining Co. (EMC), an underground mining company that relied on heavy machinery powered by diesel fuel it purchased from Best Fuel Plc. Vanatamm was assigned to audit whether the diesel fuel consumed by EMC’s machinery was accounted for correctly and whether fraud risks were mitigated. 

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Anna Kon, CIA, CRMA, CFE

Anna Kon is head of internal audit in Tallinn, Estonia.