Big T&E Fraud Cases Serve As Reminder Of The Many More Small Ones

By | October 23, 2017

A once prominent physician is due Dec. 4 at a medium-security prison in Otisville, N.Y., to serve a 366-day sentence for unlawfully obtaining more than half a million dollars in travel expense reimbursements. Dr. Jean-Francois "Jeff" Geschwind this summer admitted to multiple occasions of falsifying expense reports during an eight-year span ending in 2015, according to a U.S. Justice Department statement last month.

Experts said the activity was somewhat unusual in its duration and amount. It's a reminder of one of the major reasons companies have travel and expense management procedures.

Geschwind received . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media's BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.