The Impact of Fraud: A #FraudWeekChat Recap

The Impact of Fraud: A #FraudWeekChat Recap

We recently co-hosted #FraudWeekChat (a Twitter chat) with the Identity Theft Resource Center in support of International Fraud Awareness Week. Participants who joined the chat took the opportunity to discuss the impact of fraud and identity theft. So much great advice and wisdom were shared, along with countless resources. Not to mention, everyone brought their best gifs to the party.

If you didn’t get a chance to join our Twitter chat this year, here are some of the top insights shared during the chat.

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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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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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