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  • What You Can Do

    Fraud Week is the perfect time to go a step further in your role as an anti-fraud professional and to start discussions amongst peers, coworkers, executives and stakeholders in your community about how important fraud prevention is to society as a whole. You can use any of the free resources provided, or get creative and put your own twist on some of the ideas presented below.

    Ways to Get Involved

    Print and post our free downloadable poster and infographic in your office, community center or anywhere you think people would benefit from learning more about fraud.

    Invite a CFE to talk to your employees and coworkers on how to avoid common mistakes when preventing fraud.

    Download the free Fraud Week logo to share on materials or websites.

    Involve your local chamber of commerce or city council to spread tips on fraud prevention for small businesses.

    Encourage your governor to issue a proclamation (.doc) declaring that your state supports Fraud Week.

    Host a talk or seminar for your coworkers or community on regularly staying aware of fraud prevention best practices. You can post that event to share what you are doing on our events page.

    Perform a fraud check-up for your organization and present your findings to executives, as well as a proactive plan for how to remedy weak spots in your current controls.

    Post on social media using new badges and informative images with the tag #fraudweek

    Initiatives Done by Supporters in 2017

      Global Governance & Investigation hosted bilingual awareness events in Cameroon.

    • The ACFE UK Chapter held their annual conference and taught attendees about ransomware, the work of the City of London Police, FACT, asset tracing, Intelligence and information sharing, The Criminal Finances Act and GDPR.
       
    • Utica college held a free webinar, "Evolving Trends in Identity Theft."
         
    • The North Ayrshire Council and East Ayrshire Council posted public information stands to make members of the local community aware of the remit of the Corporate Fraud Team, to give advice on fraud related issues and to advise how members of the public can report suspected fraudulent or corrupt activity.

    • Ocean Business Solutions held a cybersecurity fraud workshop for small business, sponsored by the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce.

    • The OpenThinking Academy hosted a workout class to combat fraud in Dubai.

    • The ACFE Heartland chapter held a presentation for the community on red flags of human trafficking. The event featured fingerprint kits for children, certified therapy dogs, the Boys Town Police Department and FBI Citizen's Academy Alumni Association.

    • Advokatfirmaet Erling Grimstad AS hosted an event featuring speakers from the police, compliance, forensics, fraud and corruption investigators, forensic technology services and more.
2017 International Fraud Awareness Week