90-Day CFE Exam Challenge Success Story: Nora Koci

90-Day CFE Exam Challenge Success Story: Nora Koci

Nora Koci is an internal auditor for Ryan Specialty Group, which is based in Chicago, Illinois. She’s in her final semester of pursuing a Masters in Forensic Accounting at Roosevelt University. Her B.A. is in audio arts and acoustics from Columbia College, and she used to work as a stagehand. Moving into audit was a big career change for Koci, and her ultimate goal is to one day be a Special Agent with the FBI.

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Academic Fraud: How Do We Stop It?

Academic Fraud: How Do We Stop It?

The recent news of wealthy business executives and celebrities paying large sums to gain access to prominent colleges and universities for their children’s education has outraged us all. Unfortunately, academic fraud of this type, and others used to gain admittance or enhance standing, is nothing new. In 2008, Cavya Chandra was denied admission to her dream school, Cornell University. She then falsified letters of recommendation to gain entry to Carnegie Mellon, but later transferred into Cornell University using fraudulent transcripts and falsified letters of recommendation.

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Could You Spot a Deep Fake Video?

Could You Spot a Deep Fake Video?

In the summer of 2017, researchers from the University of Washington presented technology they developed that combined realistic lip-synched video of former U.S. President Barack Obama with preexisting video and audio clips. In doing so, they birthed deep fakes, a phenomenon which has gone on to cause consternation among national security figures and, generally, creep a lot of people out.

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Join the Next 90-Day CFE Exam Challenge

Join the Next 90-Day CFE Exam Challenge

If you have the CFE Exam Prep Course, the Prep Toolkit or are planning to get either of the two, we invite you to sign up for the 90-Day CFE Exam Challenge and earn your Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential by June 30, 2019. The challenge arms you with study tips and peer support to help you stay motivated and on track to reach your professional goals. Our upcoming challenge starts Monday, April 1 and ends Sunday, June 30.

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The ACFE Celebrates International Women's Day 2019

The ACFE Celebrates International Women's Day 2019

Today, March 8, the ACFE is proud to recognize more than 30,000 female anti-fraud professionals in honor of International Women's Day. We created a page on our website to share articles, resources and profiles of the women dedicating their time to fighting fraud. I also wanted to share a few of the quotes and stories we heard from women over the past year.

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