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25th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference to be Dr. Wells’ last

Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, founder and Chairman of the ACFE, says that the 25th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference, June 15-20 in San Antonio, will be his last.

Fraud brainstorming

Here's help for your team on fraud brainstorming for your audit plans: delving into the details, thinking like a fraudster and using the knowledge of the processes to increase awareness of where frauds may be hiding.

International money laundering, part 2 of 2

International money laundering has become a key tool in facilitating human trafficking. The author outlines how the U.S. has entered the fray and the challenges facing it and the international community.

Protecting the Sentinels Blowing the Whistle

A historical rundown of prominent whistleblowers and the cases that made them famous as well as the laws in place that help to protect them

Caught by the numbers

Learn how you can use powerful data analytics tools to narrow your list of suspects for fraud examinations.

Avoiding trouble in China

In the last three decades, China has shown stunning economic and social progress. However, its super achievements have come at a cost — the dramatic resurgence of corruption and widespread fraud. Here are ways that multinational companies can keep out of trouble in China.

Comptroller, horse lady and crook, Part 1 of 2

Case study of a small-town comptroller, Rita Crundwell, accused of misappropriating more than $53 million in city funds. She has pleaded not guilty.

St. Valentine's Day massacre (revisited)

Part 2 of an article about a false billing scheme case study

Growing health care fraud drastically affects all of us

In this inaugural column, Lauren E. Davis, CFE, ASA, a consulting manager with Pershing Yoakley & Associates, P.C., describes recent cases, pertinent U.S. legislation and governing agencies, typical schemes and ways to detect and deter health care fraud.

'Tis the Season to be Wary

Fraud examiners can reduce the incidence of charity fraud and abuse by informing others of the red flags associated with fraudulent solicitations for donations.