An estimated €433 billion (£379 billion) is spent outside procurement departments’ approved routes at European companies, according to research.

SupplyManagement.com is reporting on a truly worrying figure about the value of transactions that
bypass the proper authorisation mechanisms…

http://www.cips.org/supply-management/news/2011/april/maverick-spend-out-of-control-at-european-firms/

Might be time to re-evaluate your own internal procedures if you have no systems to check expenditure!