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minimize the impact of employee crime

If funds go missing, what recourse do you have? In general, employee dishonesty (embezzlement) coverage applies to funds stolen by:

  • An elected officer, trustee, or director
  • Any employee
  • Any volunteer

You can minimize your exposure to embezzlement. We recommend that you:

  • Require two signatures on checks
  • Never pre-sign checks
  • Split responsibilities so that whoever is authorized to withdraw funds is not also the person reconciling monthly statements

Independent contractors are excluded. For example, an accounting firm would not be covered under your plan.

Your organization’s crime limits are specific to your location. You can find the details in your Insurance Overview.

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We can help you understand the terms of your coverage for crime, embezzlement, or other concerns you may have.

FAQs

Have more questions? Our FAQ covers general liability, employee/employer questions, and much more.

What are the risk management considerations of hiring members as employees?
We do not support our clients hiring volunteers as employees. The main concern is with workers’ compensation coverage.
What happens when a liability incident occurs?
Any type of incident should be reported immediately to MJ Insurance. Officers and members will be interviewed by the insurance company to uncover the details of the incident.
Who is covered under the insurance program?
The policy defines an insured as the Fraternity/Sorority, Foundation, House Corporations, Chapters, Colonies and Alumnae Associations.
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