• Free Resources

    The ACFE is the world’s leading source for information on fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. This page features articles selected from our extensive archives, recent posts from the ACFE Insights blog and training resources for you to share with your clients and team members. These resources are free, as are selected others on our site, but most of our articles and other fraud resources are exclusively for ACFE members.


    26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference: Rejuvenation, Encouragement, Inspiration

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    What will draw more than 3,000 fraud fighters to meet in one place for a week? Productive networking with new colleagues. Challenging and inspiring words from keynote speakers. Hours of practical, apply-next-Monday, anti-fraud techniques. Plus the energy and encouragement that only comes from likeminded peers who are a part of "our tribe." All that and much more greeted attendees of the 26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference June 14-19 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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    Fraud Prevention Check-Up

    Are you vulnerable to fraud? Do you have adequate controls in place to prevent it? Test your company’s fraud health with this free training resource featuring a checklist and video. Test your health here. 


    ACFE Board of Regents Interview: 135 Years of Accumulated Experience

    The members of the Board of Regents ruminate on fraudsters' new techniques, the future of the profession, benefits of the CFE credential, starting their own businesses and why they're still fraud examiners after all these years. Read more.


    Fraud Talk

    The ACFE's monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals who fight fraud on a daily basis. In these sessions, we will break down case studies, talk with the industry's leading experts and give you more tools you can use to spot, fight and prevent fraud. Listen here. 


    White Papers

    Download white papers from industry-leading companies on emerging trends in the fraud industry, tips to stay ahead of fraudsters and industry-specific strategies to stay current in your profession. View available white papers here. 


    Benchmarking Your In-House Fraud Investigation Team

    The ACFE’s newest report highlights industry best practices. To address the lack of available benchmarking information for internal fraud investigation departments, the ACFE collected data about our members’ internal investigation teams and analyzed how they are structured and how they performed, as well as how they measured their own effectiveness. Read more. 


    Fraud Videos Library

    A library of fraud-related videos from Fraud Magazine, our Career Center, and more. View the library.

    Fraud Prevention Resources

    Download or request a CD-ROM of Fraud Prevention Resources, which contains a number of resources that will be of value in your company's ongoing fight against fraud. Download free resources here.


    Interested in more free resources from the ACFE?

    The FraudInfo blog provides updates on the biggest fraud stories in the news. Or, you can have the FraudInfo e-newsletter delivered to your inbox.

    ACFE Insights provides news, analysis and commentary on the global fight against fraud. 

    The ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, based on data investigated by CFEs around the world, is one of the most thorough and oft-cited studies on fraud in the workplace.

    The resources provided on this site are for informational purposes only and not intended as legal, financial or other professional advice.