Organizations worldwide lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations. Fraud takes many shapes and forms, among them corporate fraud, consumer fraud, tax fraud, identity theft and many others. Explore the resources and links below to see just how large of an impact fraud has on the world.
Although the coronavirus has limited activity in many parts of the world, fraud prevention and detection is more important than ever. Explore anti-fraud and career resources related to the pandemic.
Seniors Can Be Fraud-Fighting, Scam-Busting Superheroes, Too
Fraudsters often target the elderly population, hoping to get their hands on seniors' hard-earned money. In this video, seniors will gain the valuable tools they need to fight fraud. The video also provides tips for loved ones to help keep their elderly family and friends safe from becoming victims. Download the video.
Confessions of Convicted Fraudsters
Testimonials of two convicted fraudsters the ACFE has interviewed over the years, sharing their sides of the crime and providing insight into the loopholes they believe made fraud easier to commit. Download the video.
Shareable Fraud Videos
Watch and share our explainer videos on topics like money laundering, computer fraud schemes, identity theft and more. These videos are available for free and can be embedded in social media, news stories or webpages.
Why Do People Commit Fraud?
Explore how pressure, opportunity and rationalization — called the Fraud Triangle — can come together to influence an individual to commit fraud. Download the video.
"Follow the Trail of Fraud" Choose Your Own Adventure
Experience the twists and turns of investigating a fraud case in this "choose your own adventure"-style interactive PDF.
Fraud Week Jeo-party PowerPoint
Test your fraud knowledge with this 30-question Jeo-party PowerPoint game. Click on the title link to download the presentation.
Supporting Organization Badge and Other Visual Promotion
Fraud Week Logo
Official 2022 Fraud Week Logo
Download the official 2022 Fraud Week Logo to use on any collateral you create in conjunction with Fraud Week. Available in vertical and horizontal formats. Other formats available upon request.
Fraud Week Badges
Fraud Week Supporter Badge - White Background
Download the official 2022 Fraud Week supporter badge to use in email signatures, websites, on social media and on any collateral you create in conjunction with Fraud Week to show the world you support fraud awareness and prevention. Also available as a PNG file without background.
Fraud Week Badges
Official Fraud Week Poster
Show your Supporting Organization status with the printable 2022 Official Fraud Week poster.
Fraud Week Badges
Linkedin and Facebook Shareable Images
Download the official Fraud Week Social Media Shareable Images to use in your social media posts. Also available for Twitter and Instagram. Other file formats available upon request.
Behavioral Red Flags of Fraud
Do you know the most common behavioral red flags of fraud? Learn more with this data from Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations.
How Fraudsters Conceal Their Frauds
Learn how fraudsters conceal their crimes so you can spot them earlier.
Response to Fraud
Look at how different organizations respond to instances of fraud.
Hotline and Reporting Mechanism Effectiveness
Maintaining a hotline or reporting mechanism increases the chances of earlier fraud detection and reduces losses. See how establishing reporting mechanisms can help your organization.
Preparing For a Post-Pandemic Fraud Landscape
See how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the level of fraud and how organizations are tackling it.
Snapshot: Cyberfraud and COVID-19
See how anti-fraud professionals view cyberfraud risks and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected cyberfraud.
How is Technology Being Used to Fight Fraud?
Do you know how technology is currently being used to fight fraud? Learn more with this data from the 2022 ACFE Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report.
How to Be a Fraud Fighter in Your Organization
Download and share this multi-page PDF with employees in your organization so they can learn what fraud is, why it's important to stop it, red flags to look for and ways to prevent it.
Printable Fraud Prevention Checklist
The most cost-effective way to limit fraud losses is to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place. This checklist is designed to help you test the effectiveness of your fraud prevention measures. Download our “Fraud Prevention Checklist” printable handout and share it with colleagues, clients and others.
Printable Fraud Week Handout
Download our “5 Fraud Tips Every Business Leader Should Act On” printable handout and share it with colleagues, clients and others.
Fraud Prevention Check-Up
How vulnerable is your company to fraud? Do you have adequate controls in place to prevent it? Find out by using the ACFE’s Fraud Prevention Check-Up, a simple yet powerful test of your company’s fraud health.
Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations
Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,110 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2020 and September 2021.
2022 Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report
The ACFE conducted a benchmarking study to help organizations understand what anti-fraud technologies their peers are using and to assist in guiding future adoption of anti-fraud technologies.
The 2022 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals benchmarks salary and benefits across several categories for anti-fraud professionals around the world.
The Next Normal: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic Fraud Landscape
To assess how organizations are preparing for the “next” normal, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), in partnership with Grant Thornton, surveyed anti-fraud professionals around the globe regarding the current and expected effects of COVID-19 on the fraud landscape.
Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report
The Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report provides insights into how organizations conduct fraud awareness training.
2020 Anti-Fraud Playbook
Developed in partnership with Grant Thornton, the Anti-Fraud Playbook provides best practices and tools for implementing, improving or benchmarking your fraud risk management (FRM) program.
ACFE seminars provide essential knowledge on a broad array of fraud topics from foundation essentials to specialist and advanced courses.
ACFE conferences offer an unrivaled experience for gaining anti-fraud knowledge and networking with other anti-fraud professionals.
ACFE Self-Study Courses are perfect for gaining, improving and maintaining the knowledge and skills that professional fraud fighters require on a daily basis.
Books and Manuals
Written by leading practitioners from a variety of fraud-related fields, our professional training publications teach practical solutions that can be applied immediately.
ACFE Group Training, offered both on-site and virtually, is a cost-effective way to educate and train your staff about fraud awareness.
Fraud Talk Podcast
The ACFE’s monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals who fight fraud on a daily basis. In these sessions, the ACFE breaks down case studies, talks with the industry’s leading experts and gives you more tools you can use to spot, fight and prevent fraud.
Devoted to timely, insightful articles on white-collar crime and fraud examination techniques, Fraud Magazine is a bimonthly publication that gives readers practical "down-in-the-trenches" information they can apply immediately.