Resources

Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) estimate organizations lose 5% of their revenue annually due to fraud, according to Occupational Fraud 2024: A Report to the Nations. 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.

 


Video NEW! Generative AI and its Role in Fraud Examination
One of the most significant developments of artificial intelligence is generative AI, which can be used by fraudsters to create human-like results that appear real and enhance elaborate fraud schemes. From deepfakes to voice cloning, it's important for fraud examiners and anti-fraud professionals to recognize red flags and even utilize AI tools in their work. Download the video.

Guide Creating Ethical Workplaces to Prevent Fraud
Many cases of fraud have stemmed from unethical workplaces with bad "tone at the top." So, how can leaders help shape their work environments in favor of positive ethics and "tone at the top." This guide provides a comprehensive list of tips for those looking to alter company culture for the better.

Infographic NEW! An Old Fraud With a New Look: Preventing Check Fraud
Check fraud is back thanks to the help of some modern-day methods. This infographic explains the new threats and what you should think about before using and sending out checks.

Interactive Activities

"Follow the Trail of Fraud" Choose Your Own Adventure
Experience the twists and turns of investigating a fraud case in this "choose your own adventure"-style interactive PDF.

Supporting Organization Badge and Other Visual Promotion

Fraud Week Logo NEW! Official 2024 Fraud Week Logo
Download the official 2024 Fraud Week Logo to use on any collateral you create in conjunction with Fraud Week. Available in vertical and horizontal formats. Other formats available upon request.

Fraud Week Badges NEW! Fraud Week 2024 supporter badge - white background (JPG)
Download the official 2024 Fraud Week supporter badge to use in email signatures, websites, on social media and on any collateral you create in conjunction with Fraud Week to show the world you support fraud awareness and prevention. Also available as a PNG file without background.

Fraud Week Badges NEW! Official 2024 Fraud Week Poster
Show your Supporting Organization status with the printable 2024 Official Fraud Week poster. Available in vertical or horizontal formats.

Fraud Week Badges NEW! Social Media Shareable Images
Download official Fraud Week images to share with your communities across social media.

Shareable Videos

Video Seniors Can Be Fraud-Fighting, Scam-Busting Superheroes, Too
Fraudsters often target the elderly population, hoping to get their hands on seniors' hard-earned money. In this video, seniors will gain the valuable tools they need to fight fraud. The video also provides tips for loved ones to help keep their elderly family and friends safe from becoming victims. Download the video.

Video Confessions of Convicted Fraudsters
Testimonials of two convicted fraudsters the ACFE has interviewed over the years, sharing their sides of the crime and providing insight into the loopholes they believe made fraud easier to commit. Download the video.

Video All Shareable Fraud Videos
Watch and share our explainer videos on topics like money laundering, computer fraud schemes, identity theft and more. These videos are available for free and can be embedded in social media, news stories or webpages.

Infographics

Infographic NEW! Behavioral Red Flags of Fraud
Do you know the most common behavioral red flags of fraud? Learn more with this data from Occupational Fraud 2024: A Report to the Nations.

Infographic NEW! How Fraudsters Conceal Their Frauds
Learn how fraudsters conceal their crimes so you can spot them earlier.

Infographic NEW! Response to Fraud
Look at how different organizations respond to instances of fraud.

Infographic NEW! How is Technology Being Used to Fight Fraud?
Do you know how technology is currently being used to fight fraud? Learn more from the key findings of the 2024 ACFE Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report. Access the full report.

Infographic How Does Your Whistleblower Program Measure Up?
Download and share the key findings of The ACFE and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) report, Building a Best-in-Class Whistleblower Hotline Program. It identifies the key elements of a best-in-class whistleblower hotline program, especially as it pertains to fraud detection. Access the full report.

Guides

Guide How to Be a Fraud Fighter in Your Organization
Download and share this multi-page PDF with employees in your organization so they can learn what fraud is, why it's important to stop it, red flags to look for and ways to prevent it.

Guide Printable Fraud Prevention Checklist
The most cost-effective way to limit fraud losses is to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place. This checklist is designed to help you test the effectiveness of your fraud prevention measures. Download our “Fraud Prevention Checklist” printable handout and share it with colleagues, clients and others.

Guide 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.

Reports

NEW! Occupational Fraud 2024: A Report to the Nations
Occupational Fraud 2024: A Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 1,921 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2022 and September 2023.

NEW! 2024 Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report
The ACFE conducted a benchmarking study to help organizations understand what anti-fraud technologies their peers are using and to assist in guiding future adoption of anti-fraud technologies.

2023 Building a Best-in-Class Whistleblower Hotline Program
Developed in partnership with The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA), Building a Best-in-Class Whistleblower Hotline Program provides practical, data-driven guidance on how internal audit leaders, anti-fraud professionals and others can most effectively manage and support the hotline programs within their organizations.

Compensation Guide
The 2022 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals benchmarks salary and benefits across several categories for anti-fraud professionals around the world.

Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report
The Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report provides insights into how organizations conduct fraud awareness training.

Anti-Fraud Education

Seminars
ACFE seminars provide essential knowledge on a broad array of fraud topics from foundation essentials to specialist and advanced courses.

Conferences
ACFE conferences offer an unrivaled experience for gaining anti-fraud knowledge and networking with other anti-fraud professionals.

Self-Study Courses
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.

Group Training
ACFE Group Training, offered both on-site and virtually, is a cost-effective way to educate and train your staff about fraud awareness.

News

News 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.

News Fraud Magazine
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.

News ACFE Insights Blog
Find news, analysis and commentary on the global fight against fraud on the ACFE’s official blog, ACFE Insights. Featuring blogs from ACFE staff and experts in the fields of digital forensics, fraud risk management, compliance and more.