Organizations worldwide lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to the 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse. Fraud takes many shapes and forms, among them corporate fraud, consumer fraud, tax fraud, identity theft and many others. Explore the resources and links below to see just how large of an impact fraud has on the world.
How Insider Trading is Rationalized
Convicted fraudster Roomy Khan addressed the audience at the 27th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference to share how she began, and eventually got caught, committing insider trading for the Galleon Group.
Shareable Fraud Videos
Watch and share our latest explainer videos "Why do people commit fraud?" and "What does a fraudster look like?" These videos are available for free and can be embedded in social media, news stories or webpages.
Fraud: Yes, It Can Happen to Your Business
The biggest mistake business owners make is believing that they are immune to fraud, whereas in reality, anyone can fall victim to it.
Too Much Trust: How Fraud Happens Where You Least Expect It
After working at her company for more than a decade, convicted fraudster Andrea Baxendale shares the rationalization and opportunities that led to her embezzlement.
The Rise and Fall of an Embezzlement Scheme
In this video, convicted fraudster Nathan Mueller describes the details of his four-year-long, $8.5 million embezzlement scheme.
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What Leaves Organizations Most Vulnerable to Fraud?
The ACFE surveyed anti-fraud professionals around the world on what risks posed the greatest threats to their organizations and their response plans.
How Much Does Fraud Cost Your Industry?
Look at how much money is lost to fraud by industry. The results may surprise you.
Fraud in Small Businesses
See how, and why, fraud can occur in organizations with less than 100 employees.
The Staggering Cost of Fraud
See the economic impact of fraud on a global scale illustrated in this infographic.
Infographic The True Cost of Fraud
How much is $3.7 trillion? The staggering cost of fraud illustrated in our infographic may shock you.
The Cost of Complacency
Download our infographic and learn more about the drastic effects of a fraud not detected quickly and proactively.
Printable Fraud Week Handout
Download our “5 Fraud Tips Every Business Leader Should Act On” printable handout and share it with colleagues, clients and others.
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.
Guide 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 Talk Podcast
The ACFE’s monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals who fight fraud on a daily basis. In these sessions, the ACFE breaks down case studies, talks with the industry’s leading experts and gives you more tools you can use to spot, fight and prevent fraud.
Fraud Videos Library
The ACFE’s library of fraud-related videos from Fraud Magazine™, our Career Center and more.
Fraud Prevention Resources
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.
Devoted to timely, insightful articles on white-collar crime and fraud examination techniques, Fraud Magazine is a bimonthly publication that gives readers practical "down-in-the-trenches" information they can apply immediately.
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 Fraudoftheday.com to subscribe to the daily email, and find commentary, links to upcoming events, resources pertaining to government fraud and video commentary from industry experts.
2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
The 2016 Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,410 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2014 and October 2015.
Benchmarking Your In-House Fraud Investigation Team
To address the lack of available benchmarking information for internal fraud investigation departments, the ACFE collected data about our members’ internal investigation teams and analyzed how they are structured and how they performed, as well as how they measured their own effectiveness.
ACFE seminars provide essential knowledge on a broad array of fraud topics from foundation essentials to specialist and advanced courses.
ACFE conferences offer an unrivaled experience for gaining anti-fraud knowledge and networking with other anti-fraud professionals.
ACFE Self-Study Courses are perfect for gaining, improving and maintaining the knowledge and skills that professional fraud fighters require on a daily basis.
Books and Manuals
Written by leading practitioners from a variety of fraud-related fields, our professional training publications teach practical solutions that can be applied immediately.
ACFE On-Site Training is a cost-effective way to educate and train your staff about fraud awareness.
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