Fraud Examiners Manual

Fraud Examiners Manual

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Fraud Examiners Manual


Your Essential Resource as an Anti-Fraud Professional. The Fraud Examiners Manual is the definitive body of knowledge for the anti-fraud profession, providing comprehensive guidance for anti-fraud professionals that no other work can match.

The Fraud Examiners Manual is available online for a year. With online access, the Fraud Examiners Manual is more accessible and useful than ever.

Benefits of Online Access Include:

  • Real-time, Ongoing Content Updates – Access the most up-to-date anti-fraud information available
  • Supplemental Information – Access an expanding collection of country- and region-specific information.
  • Optimized for Multiple Devices – Access the Fraud Examiners Manual on all your internet-connected devices.

Format Options


  • Fraud Examiners Manual (Online) – One-Year Subscription
  • Fraud Examiners Manual (PDF) – One-Year Subscription


  • Everything in the Digital format option, plus
  • Fraud Examiners Manual (Printed)


Section I: Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes Describes hundreds of fraud schemes, including red flags and prevention and detection mechanisms. This section also provides information about basic accounting concepts.
Section II: Law Focuses on the statutes and common law principles involved in prosecuting fraudsters through both the criminal and civil systems, as well as legal pitfalls you might encounter while conducting an investigation.
Section III: Investigation Provides the basic tools and techniques necessary to gather information and evidence when conducting a fraud examination and identifying perpetrators. The appendices contain a sample fraud examination report, a fraud examination checklist and sample engagement and advisory letters.
Section IV: Fraud Prevention and Deterrence Explores why people commit fraud and what can be done to prevent it. Topics covered in this section include developing corporate governance practices, fraud prevention programs, fraud risk assessment and management and managers' and auditors' fraud-related responsibilities.


  • How will I access the online Fraud Examiners Manual?
    Upon purchase, you can acess the online Fraud Examiners Manual through the "Order History" section in your account. After accessing it the first time, you can also access it directly at Log in with the same email address and password you use for
  • What if my subscription will expire before I’m able to take CFE Exam?
    You can renew your subscription for 50% off the normal subscription price to receive an additional year.
  • Will my subscription renew automatically?
    No, once your subscription has expired, you will simply lose access to the online Fraud Examiners Manual. Your credit card will be not be charged a second time.
  • How frequently is the Fraud Examiners Manual updated?
    Reference Mode* is updated on an ongoing basis, and we strive to keep it current with the release of new information applicable to the anti-fraud profession. Study Mode** corresponds with the print and PDF versions of the Fraud Examiners Manual, which are updated annually.

    *Reference Mode: If you are a current CFE working in the field or plan to use the Fraud Examiners Manual as a reference guide, you should use Reference Mode. Reference Mode is updated in real time and provides you with the most current information related to the anti-fraud profession.

    **Study Mode: If you plan to use the Fraud Examiners Manual to study for the CFE Exam, you should use Study Mode. This information matches the content in the PDF and/or print version of the Fraud Examiners Manual and corresponds with the content you will be expected to know for the exam.

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