Together, Reducing Fraud Worldwide


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We continue to sharpen our focus on our search for white-collar criminals as we review the legal definitions of the principal types of fraud. In this issue we conclude with conflicts of interest, theft of money or property, theft of trade secrets or intellectual property, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Invasion of the Identity Snatchers, Part One

Many say that identity theft is unavoidable, undetectable, and unstoppable. But fraud examiners can use their skills to fight this ubiquitous crime.

Wrap it Up

When you decide to prosecute a fraud suspect, don't expect a prosecutor to accept your case unless you bring a professional package to the referral meeting...certain cases may be processed more effectively within the civil legal system or, in some instances, an irregularity may look like a crime but it may not really be a crime.

13th Annual Fraud Conference Trade Show Packed with Applicable Information

Preview of the 13th Annual Fraud Conference

Expert Witnessing

Many fraud examiners would like to be expert witnesses. But before you provide testimony, review the cases and rule changes that affect all testifying experts in federal cases.

2002 Report to the Nation

Preview of the ACFE's Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse - The Wells Report.

Enron's Sherron Watkins to Speak at 13th Annual Fraud Conference & Trade Show

Preview of the 13th Annual Fraud Conference & Trade Show Aug. 4-9 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.

Corruption and Fraud Stunt Third-world Growth, Part Two

In the May/June issue of The White Paper, we began by explaining how corrupt officials burden developing countries with unfinished projects and crushing debt, which can lead to economic decline and international terrorism. In this second part, we look at red flags, countermeasures, proof of fraud and corruption in international cases, and possible remedies.

Whom Do You Trust?

Trust exists in degrees and its meaning may change with context. Trust is cognitive in that each individual chooses whom to trust and under what circumstances. In this age of computer business, speed and efficiency are displacing trust and verification.

Padding the Numbers

Retail store managers occasionally manipulate inventory systems to increase their year-end bonuses and preserve their jobs. Here's how to find this fraud and deter it.