The ACFE bestows our Cressey Award annually on someone who’s demonstrated a lifetime of achievement in the detection and deterrence of fraud. This year’s winner couldn’t be more deserving. Lisa Osofsky, the director of the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), has devoted a lifetime of service to fraud awareness on a global scale. In fact, she picked up the desire to prosecute quite early when she worked with prosecutors before she even finished law school!Read More
As the month of December progresses steadily towards the end of the year, many CFEs around the world are busy focusing on end of the year activities and holiday preparations. With all of the hustle and bustle, it is easy to forget that CFEs have an important duty they must also complete before December 31: voting for the 2019-2020 Board of Regents.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More