Corporate Consulting

Mr. Shulman’s dedication to these issues includes prevention and understanding through corporate/retail consultation, seminars, and other professional services such as expert testimony. Mr. Shulman has been featured as an expert on Oprah, Prime Time, CNN, Entertainment Tonight, and in O Magazine, Hour Detroit, and the Chicago Sun Times.
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attorney at law


Mr. Shulman has been a licensed Michigan attorney since 1992, specializing in criminal defense and mental health law. He has represented hundreds of clients and is available for Michigan-based legal representation.

expert testimony on theft

Expert Testimony

Mr. Shulman is available for hired expert psychological testimony in legal matters involving theft or Overshopping-related crimes.

Corporate consultant on employee theft

Corporate Consultant

Mr. Shulman offers unique insights and strategies to all types and sizes of companies and organizations interested in deterring and preventing dishonesty in the workplace as well as promoting cohesiveness and loyalty.

Media interview expert

Expert Media Interviewee

Since 1992, Mr. Shulman has been interviewed on over 100 television programs, 100 radio programs, and in over 100 newspaper/magazine articles on the topics of compulsive theft, spending and hoarding.

Go to our media archives to view some examples.

Seminar Leader / Facilitator / Trainer

Seminar Leader / Facilitator / Trainer

Mr. Shulman has organized and/or presented at numerous and various conferences or seminars across the U.S. on compulsive theft, spending and hoarding as well as other topics.

Mr. Shulman offers unique, impactful seminars and presentations targeted for business, legal, retail & mental health professionals.

Research and writing services

Research and writing

Mr. Shulman has written extensively and developed or assisted in research on compulsive theft, spending and hoarding.

Go to our Articles and Presentations page to view some examples.

Facts about employee theft that you may not know:

  • Businesses lose 20% of every dollar earned to employee theft
  • 20% of employees are aware of fraud at their companies (including theft of office items, false claim of hours worked, and inflated expense accounts.)
  • The average time it takes for an employer to catch a fraud scheme is 18 months.
  • 55% of perpetrators are managers
  • 44% of workers say their companies could do more to reduce fraud
  • U.S. Retailers lose $25 Million a day, or $10 Billion a year, to shoplifting
  • The Retail Industry in the U.S. loses $53.6 Billion a year due to internal loss (employee theft)
  • 60% of companies have staff trained to deal with fraud and ethics issues ( up from 30% in 2000)
  • Embezzlement is rooted in a lack of oversight, psychological issues, experts say. "If employees seem too good to be true, often they are," said Terry Shulman, author of Biting the Hand That Feeds: The Employee Theft Epidemic. "Because often it is the star employee who is led out in handcuffs."

Mr. Shulman has acted as a consultant for:

Radio Shack (TX)

LA District Attorney's Office

British Broadcast Company

The Government of Poland

Catholic Social Services (PA)

Huron Valley Women's Correctional Facility

Seiwa Shoten Publishing Co. (Japan)

Mr. Shulman has appeared on:


Prime Time

The Early Show

MSNBC's "Your Business"


"Street Beat" Detroit


Mr. Shulman has given expert testimony in:

The Detroit Free Press

The Chicago Sun Times

Wall Street Journal

The Detroit Metro Times

Addiction Professional Magazine

Seventeen Magazine

Recovery Magazine

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