Every company faces it at some point: employees taking advantage of your expense management process. Expense fraud committed by employees is estimated to cost U.S. businesses more than $2.8 billion per year, according to a recent survey by Chrome River. Their reasons may vary, but the result is the same – trusted employees commit fraud and businesses feel betrayed. Business suffer the consequences leading to the need to reexamine policies and procedures. Spend fraud, or expense reimbursement fraud, makes up about 15 percent of business fraud, and is responsible for losses in the millions of dollars across the U.S. according to a study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Being alert to potential problems can help you develop better policies and catch minor infractions before they become more serious. The following is a list of six common issues to watch for and actions to take if you suspect expense fraud.