May June 2016 - Featured Articles


He fought Halliburton and won

Tony Menendez, CFE, found some questionable accounting practices at Halliburton. When he realized the company was knowingly violating SEC rules — and the SEC wasn’t going to investigate — he brought a whistleblower claim against Halliburton for violating his rights under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Bridging the language gap

When fraud examinations cross borders and cultures, interpreting services are crucial. Here you’ll learn what to do before, during and after an interaction with a foreign-language speaker and how to effectively communicate through the use of an interpreter.

Blazing a trail for the Benford's Law of words, part 2

The author applies his unique letter analytic techniques to a variety of examples, including keyword searches and predictive analysis using benchmark data. The aim? Finding fraud in the words.

Employees are the weakest links

This study shows that untrained employees are the linchpins for most data breaches. Organizations can help prevent them if they're filled with savvy and aware employees at all levels.

Moving fraud awareness from the back room to the boardroom

The ACFE's Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse has led to the classification and analysis of thousands of occupational frauds. But, perhaps, more importantly, it has shown organizational management and the public the dire need for well-planned fraud awareness, deterrence and prevention programs.

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