Organizations worldwide lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to the 2020 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse. 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.
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.
New! "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.
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.
New! 2020 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.
Fraud Week Badges
Official Fraud Week Social Media Badges
Download the official Fraud Week social media badges to use in your social media posts. Sized for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Other file formats available upon request.
Fraud Week Logo
Official 2020 Fraud Week Logo
Download the official 2020 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
The Official 2020 Fraud Week Supporter Badge
Download the official 2020 Fraud Week supporter badge to use in email signatures, on social media and on any collateral you create in conjunction with Fraud Week to show the world you support fraud awareness and prevention. Available in horizontal or vertical formats.
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.
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.
Behavioral Red Flags of Fraud
Do you know the most common behavioral red flags of fraud? Learn more with this data from the 2020 ACFE Report to the Nations.
Response to Fraud
Look at how different organizations respond to instances of fraud.
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 2019 ACFE Anti-Fraud Technology Benchmarking Report.
Profile of a Fraudster
See what demographic traits fraudsters tend to share.
2020 Report to the Nations
The 2020 ACFE Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,504 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between July 2019 and September 2019.
2020 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals
The 2020 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals provides insights into the compensation and benefits policies for the anti-fraud profession.
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.
In-House Fraud Investigation Teams: 2019 Benchmarking Report
The information provided in this report can be used to compare an investigation team with teams at other organizations of a similar size or in the same industry. It can also help improve investigation teams’ processes and allocation of resources.
2019 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.
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 On-Site Training is a cost-effective way to educate and train your staff about fraud awareness.