Each of the 2,690 real cases of occupational fraud reported in the ACFE’s 2018 Report to the Nations has a unique story behind it. Dive deeper by reading these case studies from the investigating CFEs.
*All names of individuals and organizations in the following stories have been changed.
A charismatic fraudster drains a physicians’ practice for more than 20 years
An accountant with 20 years’ tenure bleeds a nonprofit dry
A part-time caregiver defrauds an elderly owner of a working farm
A banker’s fraud scheme is caught when he takes a day off
A bank client comes to regret their close relationship with a bank officer
The Report to the Nations and any accompanying charts, graphs, PowerPoint slides, or related content (collectively "the Materials") are available for use free of charge as a public service of the ACFE. You may download, copy and/or distribute the Materials for personal or business use on the following conditions: