Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Sub-Saharan Africa Edition

Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Sub-Saharan Africa Edition

In a new sub-report, we now focus more closely on how occupational fraud impacts Sub-Saharan Africa. This study is based on the 267 cases of occupational fraud from Sub-Saharan Africa that were reported in our 2017 Global Fraud Survey. Collectively, these cases, which accounted for 13% of all cases in our global study, caused a median loss of USD 90,000 and lasted a median 12 months before they were detected. 

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Nano Learning: A New Way to Earn CPE

Nano Learning: A New Way to Earn CPE

What if you could squeeze your CPE in while on hold with your cable company? Or, while you are watching your child’s soccer game? Maybe during a holiday meal that gets a little too heated? Okay, so those are extreme examples. But, the ACFE’s new nano courses do make it easy to earn CPE on even your busiest of days. Our new courses are 10-minute explorations of specific anti-fraud topics, and offer immediate, 24/7 access and NASBA-approved CPE without committing a lot of time or money.

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Fraud at the Top: The Costly Effect of Fraud Committed by Owners and Executives

Fraud at the Top: The Costly Effect of Fraud Committed by Owners and Executives

Olympus scandal: $1.7 billion. Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme: $65 billion. Enron’s estimated total losses: $74 billion. Occupational frauds committed by owners and executives tend to be extremely costly, but why are they more costly and how do they differ from other types of fraud?

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Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Canada Edition

Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Canada Edition

In a new sub-report, we now focus more closely on how occupational fraud impacts Canada. This study is based on the 82 cases of occupational fraud from Canada that were reported in our 2017 Global Fraud Survey. Collectively, these cases, which accounted for 4% of all cases in our global study, caused a median loss of USD 200,000 and lasted a median 12 months before they were detected. 

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ACFE Members: Join the New Fraud Risk Management Group

ACFE Members: Join the New Fraud Risk Management Group

Dave Cotton, CFE, CPA, chairman at Cotton & Company, LLP, recently collaborated with several members of the ACFE to start a new group* in the ACFE Community dedicated to fraud risk management. In this group, members can discuss how to perform fraud risk assessments, implement best practices and raise fraud risk management awareness in organizations of all sizes and industries.

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