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  • Fighting a culture of fraud: An interview with Dinesh Thakur 

    Dinesh Thakur, ACFE’s 2014 Sentinel Award recipient, discovered that his employer, Ranbaxy Laboratories, was falsifying data to receive approval of its generic drugs. His near-nine-year ordeal working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration eventually led to Ranbaxy’s seven-felony count guilty plea.

    JulyAug-big-data-confusion-thumb.jpg Big risks require big-data thinking 

    An EY survey indicates that companies need to look at a broader set of risks, incorporate more data sources, use better tools and move to real-time or near-real time analysis of increased data volumes.

    JulyAug-fraud-triangle-thumb.jpg Iconic Fraud Triangle endures: Metaphor diagram helps everybody understand fraud 

    One of the creators of the venerable Fraud Triangle describes its history, rationale and uses for preventing, deterring, detecting and investigating fraud (and other crimes).

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  • Does your company utilize an anonymous hotline to receive tips about possible fraud?