Summit Speaker Releases Report on Security in Afghanistan

Summit Speaker Releases Report on Security in Afghanistan

This past June, John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, released “Divided Responsibility: Lessons Learned From U.S. Security Sector Assistance Efforts in Afghanistan,” a report detailing the progress of U.S. security sector assistance efforts focused on Afghanistan since 2001. In the report, Sopko outlines the factors that led to massive operational failures in the mission to develop the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Interior.

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30 Years of Fighting Fraud: A #fraudconfchat Recap

30 Years of Fighting Fraud: A #fraudconfchat Recap

Recently, we co-hosted #fraudconfchat (a Twitter chat) with Forensic Strategic Solutions in support of the 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference. While the conference has ended and you can read a lot of coverage from the big event, the Twitter chat participants shared so much great advice and wisdom that we wanted to put it all in one place.

Those who joined took the opportunity to discuss how the anti-fraud profession has evolved over the past 30 years and how fraud fighters have stepped up during that time. As usual, everyone came with their best gifs.

If you didn’t get a chance to join the Twitter chat, here are some of the top insights that were shared.

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Join the ACFE and Forensic Strategic Solutions for #fraudconfchat

Join the ACFE and Forensic Strategic Solutions for #fraudconfchat

Attention, fraud fighters! To celebrate the 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference, we invite you to join us and Forensic Strategic Solutions (FSS) for an upcoming Twitter chat. Our topic is “30 Years of Fighting Fraud.” We’ll discuss how the anti-fraud profession has evolved over the past 30 years and how fraud fighters have stepped up during that time. We hope to see you there with your own stories and experiences to share.

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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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The Importance of Voting for the Board of Regents

The Importance of Voting for the Board of Regents

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.

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