Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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    Organizations worldwide lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to the 2018 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.

    Video 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. Download the video.

    Video NEW!  Shareable Fraud Videos
    Watch and share our explainer videos "What does fraud mean to you?," "What is identity theft?," "How is money laundered?," "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.

    Video 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. Download the video.

    Video 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. Download the video.

    Video 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. Download the video.

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    Show your support for Fraud Week by adding an Official Supporter badge to your email signature. Simply save the image from the link above and add it to your signature.

    Fraud Week Logo Official 2018 Fraud Week Logo
    Download the official 2018 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.

    Infographic NEW!  The Red Flags of Fraud
    Do you know the most common behavioral red flags of fraud? Learn more with this data from the 2018 ACFE Report to the Nations.

    Infographic NEW!  Fraud in Small Business
    See how, and why, fraud can occur in organizations with less than 100 employees.

    Infographic NEW!  The Impact of Reporting Mechanisms
    Look at the important role hotlines and other reporting mechanisms play in preventing and detecting fraud.

    Infographic 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.

    Infographic How Much Does Fraud Cost Your Industry?
    Look at how much money is lost to fraud by industry. The results may surprise you.

    Infographic 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.

    Guide 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Video Fraud Videos Library
    The ACFE’s library of fraud-related videos from Fraud Magazine™, our Career Center and more.

    Guide 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.

    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 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 email, and find commentary, links to upcoming events, resources pertaining to government fraud and video commentary from industry experts.


    2018 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
    The 2018 Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,690 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2016 and October 2017.

    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.

    Anti-Fraud Education

    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.

    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.

    On-Site Training
    ACFE On-Site Training is a cost-effective way to educate and train your staff about fraud awareness.

2017 International Fraud Awareness Week