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    March 30, 2015.

    Train Your Employees to Be Fraud Fighters

    "The most recent Global Fraud Study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners shows one fraud red flag was identified in 92 percent of the occupational fraud cases they studied, and two or more behavior red flags were identified in 64 percent of cases. If these red flags can be identified early in the fraud scheme, the damages can be reduced." — Las Vegas Business Press


    March 16, 2015

    Keeping Canada's Financial Sector Honest 

    "By the end of the program, students have the knowledge to write industry exams to obtain an Ontario private investigator’s license or become a certified fraud examiner through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE)." — Toronto Star 


    March 2, 2015

    Most Internal Fraud Still Swept Under the Rug

    "So why do many organizations not report? The fear of bad publicity and that their share price will take a hit if investors and customers learn that the organization’s poor controls left it vulnerable to internal fraud, said Allan Bachman, education manager at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners." — CFO Magazine 


    February 27, 2015

    5 Tips to Avoid ID Theft and Refund Fraud During Tax Season 

    "Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, CVA, is vice president and program director for the Austin, Texas-based Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). With nearly 75,000 members, the ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education." — CPA Practice Advisor 


    February 22, 2015

    Internal Theft Saps Life From Companies: How to Keep it From Killing Yours

    " The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ “Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse: 2014 Global Fraud Survey” indicates that the typical organization loses 5 percent of revenues each year to fraud. The smallest organizations tend to suffer disproportionately large losses — and those same organizations are the most notably under-protected by anti-fraud controls, making them significantly vulnerable." — Miami Herald


    February 13, 2015

    Who Really Blew It? Jackie Robinson West Coaches or Chris Janes?

    "Research reported in the 2014 Report to the Nations published by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, states nearly 40% of all fraud cases were discovered by a tip which is more than twice the rate of any other detection method." — Forbes


    January 20, 2015

    6 Tips to Thwart Identity Theft and Fraud

    "A paper shredder is a worthy investment, said Bruce Dorris, program director at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. "Everyone should have at least a small one in their house," he said. "People will leave paper checks on their desk, but somebody can take one off the bottom and it's not readily identifiable. Be vigilant about your surroundings." — CBC News

    January 12, 2015

    Occupational Fraud: The Threat From Within

    "Occupational fraud can cause serious financial harm. That’s especially true for small companies, which are the most vulnerable, according to a 2014 study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The report reviewed about 1,400 fraud cases from more than 100 countries. At the time of the survey, 58 percent of defrauded organizations had not recovered any of their losses. Only 14 percent had fully recovered." — The Tennessean



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