What's the price tag? Measuring the economic impacts of fraud
Fraud examiners can help their organizations measure the economic effects of fraud and thereby aid management to more accurately assess and adjust prevention and detection efforts.
Condo fraud revealed
Condo homeowners' environments can be incubators of fraud because volunteers comprise the boards that oversee the collection of large sums of money, and they might not properly manage these funds for the benefit of clueless residents.
New Regents join board during its semi-annual meeting
Nominations open for 2016-2017 Board of Regents
Here's where you need to be in June: 26th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference
University of Texas at Dallas creates endowed scholarship in name of ACFE President and CEO James D. Ratley, CFE
Board of Regents expels two members
Didn't comply? Then fully cooperate: An interview with Leslie R. Caldwell, U.S. assistant attorney general for the DOJ's Criminal Division
The new U.S. assistant attorney general for the DOJ's Criminal Division, of course, encourages companies that conduct business in the U.S. to prevent and deter fraud and comply with all regulations. But if they discover possible crimes within their walls, then total cooperation will greatly ease their treatment.
In part 2, we examine more botnet and malware case histories, analyze data breach causal factors and related statistics, and discuss ways to avoid becoming a victim of these nefarious schemes.
Tipping the balance: Never assume guilt or innocence
The initial evidence pointed toward an open-and-shut embezzlement case. But the author describes the assumptions that almost led to an innocent employee's downfall, and he details his fraud examination that revealed the truth.
Stephen Pedneault, CFE, CPA, CFF, owner of Forensic Accounting Services, LLC, discusses fraud risks in town and municipality projects.