The Future of Fraud Risk Management and the Use of Robotics

The Future of Fraud Risk Management and the Use of Robotics

A recent Reuters article about the “expense report of the future” included a discussion about the future of fraud risk management and the use of robotics. Though not a new discussion, this article highlighted the most common uses of the technology without using the trendy approach of claiming robots are taking over.

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Brilliance v. Ethics – Which One Wins?

Brilliance v. Ethics – Which One Wins?

A federal judge asked Donald Watkins, Sr. to step away from the jury box as Watkins, Sr. made an impassioned plea in his closing argument. Watkins, Sr. was in the personal space of front-row jurors, who were clearly agitated and restless as they leaned, twisted back and forth and from side to side to move away from the attorney. Watkins, Sr. was pointing his finger at the jurors and leaning directly into them.

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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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Lisa Osofsky's Passion for Fighting Fraud on Two Continents

Lisa Osofsky's Passion for Fighting Fraud on Two Continents

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!

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Roadblocks in Exercising Professional Skepticism

Roadblocks in Exercising Professional Skepticism

As an anti-fraud professional, may consider yourself a natural born skeptic. Your job requires questioning all that is presented to you. While others may prefer to take things at face value, you are trained to dig deeper and ferret out important information. But if that doubting nature should be common sense in the course of an investigation, why is professional skepticism included as a requirement in auditing standards?

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