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ACFE Report: A Study of the Impact of an Economic Recession

Intense financial pressures during the economic crisis have led to an increase of fraud, according to a survey of fraud experts conducted by the ACFE. Results of the survey, published in the new ACFE report "Occupational Fraud: A Study of the Impact of an Economic Recession," also found that layoffs are pervasive and are leaving holes in organizations' internal control systems.

Who is Most Likely to Commit Fraud at Your Company?

September 2, 2010 Press Release: A fraud suspect might not be easy to pick out of a crowd -- or from a rap sheet. Behavioral red flags, tenure at an organization, position and educational background are all criteria examined in the ACFE's 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud & Abuse.

ACFE Report Provides Insights on Occupational Fraud in the U.S.

June 24, 2010 Press Release: The median fraud loss for U.S. organizations is $105,000, according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated cases between January 2008 and December 2009.

New Report Estimates U.S. Organizations Lose 7 Percent of Revenues to Fraud

July 14, 2008 Press Release: U.S. organizations lose an estimated seven percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners who investigated cases between January 2006 and February 2008.

ACFE Report Provides Insights on Occupational Fraud in Central and South America

24 June 2010 Press Release: The median fraud loss for organisations in Central and South America and the Caribbean is about $186,000 USD, according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated cases between January 2008 and December 2009.

Profiling a White Collar Criminal

September 10, 2008 Press Release: What type of person is most likely to commit fraud? According to a report published by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), new research shows that men, 41-50 years old, working in an accounting department are the most common offenders.

CFEs Earn Nearly 22% More Than Colleagues Worldwide

October 7, 2010 Press Release: Despite the economic challenges of the past two years, companies worldwide continue to recognize the need for anti-fraud professionals and give preference to those with the CFE credential, according to a new compensation study conducted for the ACFE.

ACFE Report Provides Insights on Occupational Fraud in Canada

24 June 2010 Press Release: The median fraud loss for organisations in Canada is about $127,000 (CAD), according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated cases between January 2008 and December 2009.

ACFE Report Provides Insights on Occupational Fraud in Asia

24 June 2010 Press Release: The median fraud loss for organisations in Asia is about $274,000 USD, according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated cases between January 2008 and December 2009.

Survey of Experts Finds Small Businesses Especially Vulnerable to Fraud

August 12, 2008 Press Release: According to a new report released by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), U.S. organizations lose an estimated seven percent of their annual revenues to fraud - but the damage is the worst among small businesses.