by Andrew Starke, writing for Finsia

It was a story that had a bit of everything: fake CVs, pseudonyms, a con man and red-faced executives but Andrew Flanagan’s short stint as a top Myer executive may have a range of implications for lawyers and journalists.

Flanagan managed to convince both executive hiring company Quest Personnel and Myer that he had the retail industry credentials necessary for a senior position, backed up by a bogus resume and referees.

It now appears that the US citizen has bluffed his way into senior roles at other companies in the past using different names and a different CV.

Last week The Australian broke the news that the retail giant had sacked star recruit Flanagan on his first day after the web of lies unravelled.

Visualisation software company Encompass said it had enabled investigative journalists to map Flanagan’s deceit and uncover critical details.

Read the full article here

Check out the workspace to see how the story looks in Encompass

 

Ready to learn more?

Lawyers, accountants, corporate advisors and lenders must review and cross reference official documents from a range of sources, to verify facts at the beginning of every matter.

Request your demo

Share This

Share this post with your friends!

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close