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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.

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.

Health care fraud: an unfortunate certainty

stats and information on health care fraud

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

Identity theft complaints climb again in 2012

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

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.

Identity theft complaints soared in 2011

Identity theft is alive and thriving. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Sentinel Network reports a significant increase in complaints.

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