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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.

Preying on Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt

A look at what cyber fraud issues may arise in an economic downturn by employees who have been layed off or those that remain with fewer internal controls

Hiring Boom on the Horizon for CFEs

With the increased financial pressure placed on remaining employees after layoffs, there's never been a better time for companies to increase their internal controls and retain their fraud-fighting staff. Thanks to new legislation like FERA, governments and corporations will also be seeking new CFE recruits for their fraud-fighting teams.

Identity Theft 101

This new column critically analyzes identity theft issues to keep readers current about this growing problem that has become a plague to consumers and businesses worldwide.

Using analytical tests to zero in on possible fraud

The author's team used analytical tests — including the Beneish M-Score Model — to construct a road map for investigation into a fraud.

International money laundering, part 1 of 2

Part 1 of this article focuses on the global impact of the relationship between international money laundering and human trafficking.

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.

Money laundering, 21st century-style, part 2 of 2

Part of 2 of money laundering article, with reports from CFEs on six continents.

Geis, Sutherland and the development of white-collar crime, Part 2 of 2

Part 2 of an excerpt from the 2001 book “Contemporary Issues in Crime & Criminal Justice: Essays in Honor of Gilbert Geis,” about Geis and Sutherland's theories on white-collar crime

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.