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Use New ID Theft Data to Educate Communities and College Students

Based on the analysis of the 2008 FTC Consumer Sentinel Network report, columnist Robert E. Holtfreter urges readers to step up efforts to educate the public about identity theft detection and prevention

The Perfect Storm: Fraud in an Economic Downturn

ACFE Founder Joseph T. Wells looks at the impact of fraud in an economic downturn and the steps required to overcome the unique challenges associated with it.

MBA Students Sound Off On Fraud Topics

A survey of current MBA students at the University of Connecticut revealed that students and practitioners aren't too far apart when it comes to fraud issues that students want taught and practitioners want learned.

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.

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

Identity theft complaints climb again in 2012

Overview of the latest stats from the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book.

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.

Fraud: A Perspective from ‘Down Under’

Unfortunately, a laissez-faire attitude toward fraud is representative of the way white-collar criminals have been treated in Australia. Consequently, fraud has proliferated “down under.”

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.