Under Approval cut-off amounts

  • At / Under Approval cut-off amounts
  • Just Under Approval cut-off amounts

Some employees have check signing authority below a certain level. They may abuse this authority knowing those amounts are not monitored.They might decide to skim off some extra dollars by creating an invoice just below the approval level.

How to use it ?

Application produces a list of checks under a predetermined amount for further investigation.

What does our fraud detection analytics software do?

We run more than a dozen separate tests with just the basic data. In fact over half the test for employee, payroll, accounts payable, check, and business fraud are run with just check data, check amount and payee. Here are the tests we run:

Benford’s law

single and double digits

Similar vendors

(you set the similarity percentage)

Non-business day transaction

(US Holidays included)

Under cut-off amounts

(you set the limits)


(also helps identify vendors putting stress on the business)

Fictitious vendor search

(you select the search words like PO Box, or consultant)

Amounts Exactly Twice

As much as other

Amounts starting with

Same First Four Digits