90-Day CFE Exam Challenge Success Story: Joanna Kardys-Stone

90-Day CFE Exam Challenge Success Story: Joanna Kardys-Stone

Joanna Kardys-Stone is a CPA whose work focuses mostly on financial statement audits. She began her studies for the CFE Exam at the end of 2017 but got busy and distracted over the holidays. For Joanna, the 90-Day CFE Exam Challenge came at the perfect time for her to recommit to her goal.

Joanna earned her CFE credential in June, and she has some tips and advice to share with anyone else who is considering signing up for the challenge.

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3 Ways to Use Data and Technology Proactively

3 Ways to Use Data and Technology Proactively

One aspect of fraud examinations that is constantly changing is the use of technology for fraud prevention and detection, with an emphasis on detection. From rules-based systems, fraud analytics and artificial intelligence-based programs, examiners look to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of their work through the use of technology. However, it is critical to the management of fraud risk that examiners focus more of their efforts on the use of data and technology on the mitigation of fraud risk.

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Investigating Elder Fraud: Where to Begin

Investigating Elder Fraud: Where to Begin

While millennials are more likely to fall victim to fraud than seniors, the financial losses they suffer are less than half of those suffered by seniors — $400 versus $1,092, respectively — with an annual loss by seniors of approximately $3 billion. The reason for the loss discrepancy: the financial stability of many elderly citizens and the types of frauds perpetrated against them. 

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