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  • As part of our research, we analyzed how occupational fraud schemes were initially detected. The overall frequency with which each detection method uncovered a fraud was generally consistent with previous reports, with tips remaining the most common method. We also found that the frequency of detection methods tended to differ based on a number of different factors.

    Select one of the options below to see how occupational frauds are detected based on the size of the victim organization, the type of fraud committed, the position of the fraud perpetrator or the region in which the fraud occurred.

2016 ACFE Report to the Nations