International Fraud Awareness Week

Enhance your Anti-Fraud Skillset this International Fraud Awareness Week

November 12–18, 2023 is International Fraud Awareness Week and every member of the financial reporting supply chain plays a critical role in deterring and detecting fraud. To promote anti-fraud awareness and education, we’re partnering with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to continue our commitment to sharing resources that help members of the financial reporting ecosystem fight fraud.

Every November, organizations across the globe pledge to increase fraud awareness in their workplaces and communities during the ACFE’s annual International Fraud Awareness Week. Examine these resources from the AFC and ACFE to hone your antifraud skills.

International Fraud Awareness Week

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Featured Resources

[NEW!] Designing and Executing a Strong Fraud Risk Management Program | The AFC’s newest resource explores how organizations can address emerging fraud risks through the design and implementation of a strong fraud risk management (FRM) program. The resource dives into how to analyze vulnerable areas and respond to risks and continue to evaluate FRM programs to ensure they are effective.

Fraud and Emerging Tech Series | The AFC’s Fraud and Emerging Tech series dives into the technological developments that are most relevant to the financial reporting landscape and highlights risks and how technology can be used to fight fraud. The ACFE has also developed a resource on how technology is being used to fight fraud.

Oteal Pharmaceuticals Case Study | The Anti-Fraud Collaboration has developed a successful series of case studies centered around hypothetical fraud scenarios and these case studies can be used to help stakeholders in your organization utilize the skills needed to mitigate the risk of fraud. The latest installment in this series centers around a global pharmaceutical company, Oteal Pharmaceuticals, and possible financial statement fraud.

2023 Building a Best-in-Class Whistleblower Hotline Program | Developed in partnership with The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA), Building a Best-in-Class Whistleblower Hotline Program provides practical, data-driven guidance on how internal audit leaders, anti-fraud professionals and others can most effectively manage and support the hotline programs within their organizations.

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.

Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report | The Fraud Awareness Training Benchmarking Report provides insights into how organizations conduct fraud awareness training.

Shareable Fraud Videos from ACFE | The ACFE has a series of explainer videos on a range of topics including money laundering, computer fraud schemes, identity theft, and more.

“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.

Behavioral Red Flags of Fraud | This infographic will help you understand the most common behavioral flags that lead people to commit fraud.

How to Be a Fraud Fighter in Your Organization | Download and share this multi-page PDF with employees in your organization and be a leader in the deterrence and detection of fraud.

Printable Fraud Prevention Checklist | The most cost-effective way to limit fraud losses is to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place. Take a look at this checklist from ACFE to mitigate the risk of fraud occurring in your organization.

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Anti-Fraud Education

Self-Study Courses | The Anti-Fraud Collaboration has self-study courses available to help you better understand and navigate the fight against fraud. ACFE also has self-study courses to explore here.

Case Studies | The AFC’s series of case studies uses hypothetical fraud scenarios to help professionals or students better understand how they could deter and detect fraud in that environment.

Seminars | ACFE seminars provide essential knowledge on a broad array of fraud topics from foundation essentials to specialist and advanced courses.

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Stay Updated

AFC Quarterly Update | Sign on for updates from the Anti-Fraud Collaboration on the latest resources available to help you deter and detect fraud, straight to your inbox.

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.

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