Fraud Resources Library
In this episode, ACFE Training Director Jason Zirkle, CFE, discusses the most common fraud schemes that arise during a natural disaster and, more specifically, which scams have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ACFE Fraud Resources Library is your source for timely and relevant anti-fraud information, tools, services and other resources. It offers a comprehensive collection of anti-fraud
articles and reports,
podcasts to support professionals with the information needed to fight fraud effectively.
Fraud Magazine – The ACFE’s bimonthly publication on white-collar crime and fraud examination techniques.
FraudInfo – A free biweekly e-newsletter packed with the latest anti-fraud materials, courses and events.
The Fraud Examiner – This monthly, members-only newsletter includes exclusive articles and videos. Learn from field experts and CFEs the recent trends and techniques
used to take down fraudsters.
ACFE Insights – Find news, analysis and commentary on the global fight against fraud on the ACFE’s official blog. Featuring blogs from ACFE staff, experts in the
fields of digital forensics, fraud risk management compliance and more.
Anti-Fraud Resource Guide – This quarterly publication is mailed to all ACFE members and provides detailed listings of all of the ACFE’s learning events and
materials. Find all of the information you need regarding the latest anti-fraud seminars, conferences, self-studies, books and ACFE merchandise.
Bookstore Catalog – Dig deeper into the most up-to-date publications and reference materials keeping fraud fighters ahead of the curve. This biannual publication
features the most relevant books, manuals and online learning materials available, as well as ACFE clothing, accessories and more.
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Articles and Reports
Fraud in the Wake of COVID-19: Benchmarking Report – To illuminate the global pandemic’s impact on the fight against fraud, the ACFE is undertaking a series of benchmarking surveys exploring how fraud risks and anti-fraud programs are changing in the current environment. The Fraud in the Wake of COVID-19: Benchmarking Report summarizes the results of the first of these surveys, which was conducted from late-April to mid-May 2020.
Report to the Nations – The 2020 Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,504 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between
January 2018 and September 2019. All information was provided by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases. The fraud cases in our study came from 125 countries throughout the world — providing a truly global view into
the plague of occupational fraud.
Benchmarking Your In-House Fraud
Investigation Team – 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.
Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report – The Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report helps organizations understand
what anti-fraud technologies their peers are using and to assist in guiding future adoption of anti-fraud technologies.
partners with COSO – The ACFE has collaborated with the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) to produce the Fraud Risk Management Guide (FRMG) to help organizations focus their anti-fraud efforts. The
ACFE also created a website to host interactive tools to complement the FRMG and assist organizations in applying its principles.
Compensation Guide – The results of this year's survey found that CFEs earn 34 percent more than their non-certified counterparts.
2019 Report to
Members – With the new year comes an opportunity to look back at the accomplishments of 2019. The ACFE's
Report to Members brings 2019's milestones firmly into focus.
Articles – Search
by keyword or select from various facets to narrow your results and find relevant anti-fraud articles and resources from Fraud Magazine archives, The Fraud Examiner and other ACFE publications.
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Fraud Risk Assessment Tool – An invaluable resource for fraud examiners to use in identifying and addressing their clients' or employers' vulnerabilities to
internal fraud. Fraud professionals can use this tool to assist organizations in identifying fraud risks and developing a fraud risk assessment. For non-members,
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.
Hidden Cost to You and Your Organization – Available exclusively for CFEs, this training program is designed to educate employees about the warning signs of fraud and what to do if they suspect it.
Test Your Knowledge – Test your anti-fraud IQ. This CFE Practice Quiz includes 20 actual questions covering material from all four sections of the CFE Exam.
You will receive immediate feedback after each answer, and after completion you will get a final grade.
CFE – Grow your network or simply find an anti-fraud professional to help you overcome your latest challenge. Search for Certified Fraud Examiners by geographic area or industry.
The resources provided on this site are for informational purposes only and not intended as legal, financial or other professional advice.
Sample Fraud Examination Documents
Examination Documents – To assist in all aspects of the fraud examination process, we have prepared sample policies, engagement proposals and reports, consent forms, checklists and tools.
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 listeners the tools they need to spot, fight and prevent fraud.
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