Anti-Fraud Resources


Sign up as an Official Supporter of International Fraud Awareness Week, and download these ACFE resources to share with employees, colleagues, clients and the public. The following files are provided free-of-charge in an effort to promote fraud awareness and prevention.

Fraud Prevention Check-up
How vulnerable is your company to fraud? Do you have adequate controls in place to prevent it? Find out by using the ACFE's Fraud Prevention Check-Up, a simple yet powerful test of your company's fraud health.

Designing an Effective Anti-Fraud Training Program
One of the best defenses against fraud is a workforce that is trained in prevention and detection. This guide provides useful information and important considerations for developing an anti-fraud training program for your employees.


Fraud of the Day (spotlight on government fraud)
LexisNexis presents Fraud of the Day, a forum dedicated to educating government about how fraud is perpetrated and the solutions to stop it. Visit to subscribe to the daily e-mail, and find commentary, links to upcoming events, resources pertaining to government fraud and video commentary from industry experts.

NEW: Fraud Talk Podcast

The ACFE's monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals who fight fraud on a daily basis. In these sessions, we will break down case studies, talk with the industry's leading experts and give you more tools you can use to spot, fight and prevent fraud.

NEW: Fraud Magazine White Papers

Stay up-to-date on anti-fraud challenges with free white papers offering real-world solutions. Recently added topics include big data, anti-money laundering and employee misclassification.

NEW: Fraud Videos Library

The ACFE's library of fraud-related videos from Fraud Magazine, our Career Center and more.

NEW: Fraud Prevention Resources CD-ROM

Fraud Prevention Resources, available free to both ACFE members and non-members, contains a number of resources that will be of value in your company's ongoing fight against fraud.

Profile of a Fraudster (PowerPoint)
ACFE research helps identify common traits and behavioral red flags among those who perpetrate fraud. Presented in a short and insightful presentation for any audience. Now updated with 2012 statistics.

Director Notes: "The Role of the Board in Fraud Risk Management" (PDF)

Written by ACFE Director of Research Andi McNeal, CFE, CPA, for the Conference Board, this paper provides an in-depth look at the impact a fully engaged board of directors can have in helping to protect an organization from fraud.

The Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud & Abuse
According to research conducted by the ACFE and published in the 2012 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, organizations worldwide lose an estimated 5 percent of annual revenues to fraud.

Report to the Nations PowerPoint Slides
These PowerPoint slides of the Report to the Nations are effective tools for use in anti-fraud training.

NEW: Downloadable Fraud Week logo
Download the 2013 International Fraud Awareness Week logo in web format (gif) or print format (PDF).

NEW: Customizable Fraud Week press releases
Promote your International Fraud Awareness Week activities to the media using our 2013 press release, designed to be customized to your organization.

Also, try our new "Fraud Facts" press release, which is also customizable.

Occupational Fraud: A Study of the Impact of an Economic Recession
Intense financial pressures during the economic crisis have led to an increase of fraud, according to a survey of fraud experts conducted by the ACFE.

FraudInfo E-Newsletter
Sign up for this free, bi-weekly email publication from the ACFE that provides fraud news.