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    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

    10 Popular Health Care Provider Fraud Schemes
    'Do No Harm' Isn't Their Motto 

    Learn some of the basic health care provider schemes and how to deter them from taking some easy money. Read more. 


    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. 

    The Art of Illusion 
    As fraud examiners, we have been taught to gather documents, review information, interview subjects and then draw our conclusions. While that approach will detect the simplest of frauds, it won’t detect the type of complex financial frauds that are increasingly making headline news. 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. 

    Search and Restore 
    Asset Recovery in the Digital Age 
    Finding and returning fraud proceeds to victims is a complex profession in great demand. But it's gotten harder as more asset trails lead deep into massive electronic datasets. To save time and money, CFEs are adding new "e-discovery" tools to their traditional array of asset recovery techniques. Read more. 


    Fraud Videos Library 

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

    Don’t Fixate on the Numbers 
    The home of former U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin now has another claim to fame. In spring 2012, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) charged a Wasilla, Alaska, tax preparer with six counts of preparing false tax returns. Read more.

    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.

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    Fraud TalkBitcoin Fraud: The Who, What, When, Where and Why  

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    ACFE Insights7 Simple Ways to Safeguard Sensitive Data 

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