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Welcome to NACM’s Asset Protection Group

NACM's Asset Protection Group enables you to optimize the management of business credit fraud risk. APG, provided by Verifraud, optimizes the management of business credit fraud risk. Since the switch to Verifraud's management, APG has a new commitment to the future with higher quality training, new innovative tools and improved communication to better equip members to manage credit fraud risk with unprecedented results.

Featuring:

  • Training, consulting and outsourcing solutions to business creditors
  • An expert, knowledgeable staff who has been deciphering fraud for decades
  • Many more "Fraud Alerts" which proactively disseminate critical information to members
  • Investigation and prosecution of those involved in defrauding member companies

Membership Fee

The Asset Protection Group membership is offered at $1,200 annually. Call 410-740-5560 or click here to join online.

Member Benefits:

Immediate Reports on Business Credit Fraud.

Access to NACM's APG Database: APG's investigative expertise is complimented by its SEARCH database. This database is unmatched by any in the United States.

APG Staff: with years of expertise in credit fraud risk management.

Law Enforcement: The staff of the APG maintains strong working relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.

Educations & Training: A primary role of the APG is to educate our membership about business credit fraud.

Networking: APG has access to a nationwide network of credit managers, through NACM and its affiliates.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Asset Protection Group is to enable our members to optimize the management of business credit fraud risk. By leveraging the collective potential of our membership along with our unique resources and expertise, we help members to maximize the return on their fraud risk management investment.

APG Special Announcement

We are pleased to announce that NACM and Verifraud have reached an agreement whereby Verifraud will run the operations of NACM’s Asset Protection Group. Partnering with Verifraud, an industry leader in fraud risk management, will allow NACM’s APG to significantly expand the depth of its services while staying true to its original mission and history. Read more.

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    Testimonials from Our Membership

    “ NACM’s Asset Protection Group has proven to be an invaluable source of information to us. The cost vs. the savings is truly remarkable and is one of the last great bargains around. I heartily recommend NACM’s Asset Protection Group to all commercial credit professionals.“
    —Patrick J. Rohan, Vice President, The CIT Group/Tyco Capital; New York, New York

    “ I don’t think a week goes by that I don't mention your organization as a model of how a private sector Asset Protection organization should work.“
    —Kent Neal, Prosecutor of the Year, Chief, Economic Crime Unit, Broward County State’s Attorneys Office; Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    “ It’s very simple. Asset Protection Group prevents and reduces bad debts for M&M Mars.“
    —Allan Cascais, Credit Manager, M&M Mars; Hackettstown, New Jersey

    “ We’ve avoided hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses over the years. Time and again, NACM’s Asset Protection Group consistently pays back the dues money—many times over.“
    —Bob Payne, Sales Controller, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.; Racine, Wisconsin

    “ NACM’s Asset Protection Group more than pays for itself. On one account alone, we saved $12 million!“
    —Kim Fletcher, Director of Credit, Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.; Rockford, Michigan

    “ NACM’s Asset Protection Group has been helpful not only in reducing bad debts, but preventing bad debts. I’ve always found their reports very comprehensive and well organized. The investigators are very complete and thorough.“
    —Dick Webber, Corporate Credit Manager, BASF Systems; Bedford, Massachusetts

    “ I think that credit professionals that get hit by frauds, that don't sign up, have their heads in the sand.“
    —Mike McDowell, Alaskan Copper & Brass Company; Seattle, Washington

     

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    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Asset Protection Group is to enable our members to optimize the management of business credit fraud risk. By leveraging the collective potential of our membership along with our unique resources and expertise, we help members to maximize the return on their fraud risk management investment. To accomplish our mission, the Asset Protection Group:

    • Provides information and fraud-related data to assist our member companies in their selection of potential business partners.
    • Provides expertise in the investigation of white-collar related crimes.
    • Provides instructional material and lectures on fraud, theft and abuse to educate our membership.
    • Provides expert knowledge and leadership in the prosecution of individuals and entities who targeted and/or defrauded our member companies.
    • Provides management and direction on recovering assets lost due to fraud, theft and abuse.

    The success of the Asset Protection Group will continue to hinge upon the recognition and identification of fraud-related information by well-trained and motivated business professionals!

    APG Code of Ethics

    The Asset Protection Group is dedicated to the thorough investigation of business credit fraud, governed by the highest standards of ethical conduct. Given our commitment of professional and ethical standards within our profession, APG adopts the following Code of Ethics, mandating its observance as a condition of membership or affiliation with APG.

    Code of Ethics

    1. Members shall perform their duties in accordance with the law and shall observe the highest moral principles in doing so.
    2. Members shall at all times act with integrity, trustfulness and honesty, modeling the behavior exemplary of our profession.
    3. Members shall observe diligence in the discharge of their professional responsibilities.
    4. Members shall exhibit competence at all times in the discharge of their professional responsibilities.
    5. Members shall at no time divulge confidential information in an inappropriate or unlawful manner and shall exercise the care required to prevent unlawful or improper disclosure to third parties.
    6. Members shall not maliciously injure the reputation or professional practice of colleagues or other parties of investigations.
    7. Members shall display the requisite courage to make the right decision when faced with potential conflicts of interest.
     

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