Leaders in Anti-Fraud Efforts: General Mills Goes Above and Beyond with International Fraud Awareness Week

General Mills is a household name for most consumers around the world. The multibillion dollar company may be known primarily for their cereals, but they also produce and manage more than 100 brands in more than 100 countries, spanning from natural dog food to organic soups and snacks. While they’re mainly known for their food, they are also leading the way for spreading fraud awareness and anti-fraud education. Jay Samson, CFE, General Mills senior manager for investigations and forensics in global security, has spearheaded extensive International Fraud Awareness Week (Fraud Week) efforts for a number of years, and he says they are only planning on continuing to grow their efforts.

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3 Ways to Avoid Fraud While Traveling

3 Ways to Avoid Fraud While Traveling

As I sat in the taxi in Jackson, Mississippi, waiting for the cab driver to “call in” my credit card because he had no credit card machine or app on his flip phone, I cringed. Just four days prior, I was teaching an ACFE webinar on travel fraud and here I was, hamstrung by an antiquated process that put my credit card at risk.

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Join the ACFE and ITRC for #FraudWeekChat

Join the ACFE and ITRC for #FraudWeekChat

Please join us and the Identity Theft Resource Center for our upcoming Twitter chat during International Fraud Awareness Week to discuss the impact of fraud. Fraud Week runs from November 11-17, 2018, and is a global effort to minimize the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education. Fraud and identity crimes often go beyond the known financial implications and can have emotional, physical and psychological impacts experienced by victims.

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New and Free Resources for International Fraud Awareness Week, November 11-17

New and Free Resources for International Fraud Awareness Week, November 11-17

International Fraud Awareness Week officially kicks off this Sunday, November 11. As a dedicated time to spread fraud awareness, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to reach out to members in your community to educate them about fraud and what you do as an anti-fraud professional.

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Significant Amendments to India’s Anti-Graft Law Pave the Way for Future Enforcement

Significant Amendments to India’s Anti-Graft Law Pave the Way for Future Enforcement

The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill of 2018 brings about a change in a 30 year-old law defining and penalizing corruption in the Indian public system. The newly introduced law aims to provide a more comprehensive definition of bribery. To a country ranking 81 out of the 180 countries on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, and with its complex regulatory procedures and tax systems, it is not uncommon for an organization to encounter an unfavorable situation with a public official.

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