ACFE Insights

How to Submit a Blog

ACFE Insights is currently accepting submissions for blog posts on the latest anti-fraud trends and topics. If you are interested in submitting a blog post proposal, please send the following information to Rihonna Scoggins, ACFE Content Manager, at

  1. Topic or First Draft: You can either write a 2-3-sentence topic summary of your proposed blog post or you can submit a complete first draft. If you submit a topic summary, be sure to include takeaways and learning objectives for the post. 
  2. Experience: A short explanation of your experience in the anti-fraud profession.
  3. Writing samples: Two or three links to previous writing samples. It’s okay if you don’t currently have any writing samples.  

Before you propose a topic, please browse through the last three months of posts and the topic categories to make sure your topic has not already been written about. 

Here are a few examples of potential post themes: 

  • Case studies: Share the lessons learned from any case or investigation. 
  • Checklists: This can be in the form of “The Top 5 Ways to…” or "The No. 1 Must-Have...". 
  • Any kind of personal insight or exclusive look into a topic or field. 
  • Highlight a recent news story and provide commentary on it. 
  • Tell a story. The news, company websites and marketing materials are all full of facts and data. In the blogs on ACFE Insights, you are telling a story. You are sharing something that could help people in their roles as anti-fraud professionals. 

What You Can Expect After Submission

You will hear back on whether your topic or first draft is accepted within seven business days.

Here are the blog post guidelines for ACFE Insights:

  • Blog posts are approximately 750-1,000 words with an introduction, body and conclusion.
  • All sources are included as hyperlinks in the body of the blog (no footnotes).
  • Guest bloggers may submit a short bio to accompany their post (three sentences or less). 

Please note that all posts will go through an editing process to ensure clarity and readability, as well as adhere to AP Style and basic grammar rules.