Report to the Nations: Read the Stories Behind the Numbers

Report to the Nations: Read the Stories Behind the Numbers

Fraud inherently deals with lots of numerical data and fraud examiners are experts at diving into those numbers and finding evidence of wrong-doing. However, with balance sheets, ledgers, expense reports and other dense documents at the forefront of many investigations, it’s easy to forget the stories of those people affected by the fraud.

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Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Middle East and North Africa Edition

Key Findings From the 2018 Report to the Nations: Middle East and North Africa Edition

In our latest sub-report, we focus more closely on how occupational fraud impacts the Middle East and North Africa. This study is based on the 101 cases of occupational fraud from the region that were reported in our 2017 Global Fraud Survey. Collectively, these cases, which accounted for 5% 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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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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