DOJ’s Healthcare Fraud Unit Launches Data Analytics Team

DOJ’s Healthcare Fraud Unit Launches Data Analytics Team

As the two most recent Reports to the Nations have indicated, data analytics is one of the most effective anti-fraud controls an organization can use. It’s worth noting, however, that data analytics are also incredibly effective at fraud detection as well. Organizations in all industries, including government, have been implementing analytics for years. According to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) 2017 Year in Review, they are no different.

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Dating in the 21st Century: How to Spot an Online Romance Scam this Valentine’s Day

Dating in the 21st Century: How to Spot an Online Romance Scam this Valentine’s Day

I vividly remember how I felt on my first date. I was 15 years old (now that I have kids, I don’t know what my parents were thinking letting me go), and my body was still catching up to my forehead. My long-time crush of about two weeks drove to pick me up in a black Pontiac Grand Am that had a white Oakley sticker on the back window. He was one year older and was one of the few boys at my school who had a car…that worked.

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Longtime ACFE President to Retire; New President and CEO Named

As your founder and chairman, it is with both sadness and joy that I am advising you of President James D. Ratley’s retirement next month on his 30th anniversary with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Thousands of you have met Jim; he has given countless presentations at events and local chapters while logging millions of miles on several continents.

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How to Study for Pre-Employment Tests

How to Study for Pre-Employment Tests

If you’re looking for a new opportunity in fraud prevention, detection or investigation, you should be aware that it’s a competitive landscape. According to Glassdoor.com, the average number of applicants applying for a job these days is 250. As specialized recruiters for investigative roles, we regularly receive 500 or more applicants for jobs we post.

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Chapter President: 'Message Should be Just as Important as the Messenger'

Chapter President: 'Message Should be Just as Important as the Messenger'

After attending a fraud prevention seminar more than 30 years ago, Robert Goehring, CFE, knew he wanted to serve and protect his local community. He has been a board member of the Pacific Northwest ACFE Chapter since 2001. He has served on the board in several capacities, including president, where he has been since 2012.

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