Most likely, you’ve heard the phrase “leaving a carbon footprint.” We know that traveling, consuming food and even breathing are all activities that release trace amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. The same idea is applicable to a person’s digital footprint. Your digital footprint is the virtual impression of activities you are involved in. Liking your friend’s post on Facebook, purchasing a pair of shoes online, tweeting about how much you loved this year’s #fraudconf — all of these activities are tracked and logged, and combined they are your digital footprint. This is what the GDPR is concerned with: protecting that data.Read More
ACFE President and CEO Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, opened the 29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference on Monday and highlighted three trends anti-fraud professionals can expect to see over the next few years: the increased usage of blockchain technology, the necessity of using data analytics and the importance of collaboration.Read More
"Bryan Fogel and Clare Rewcastle Brown risked their lives to conduct their investigations and both brought them to successful conclusions. That was an extremely strong message to send to all of us fraud fighters." — Dr. Paul Milata, CFE, Managing Partner, Milata KGRead More
Earlier this year I read a short article in Barron’s about why we should all care about Tim Duncan’s fraud case. I know I care because I am a devout San Antonio Spurs fan and love Timmy about as much as I love Pete Sampras. Which, trust me, is a lot.
The fraud may not have even been discovered if not for Duncan's divorce in 2013.Read More
Hundreds of organizations, such as AIG, Maersk and Voya have pledged their support to spread fraud awareness during International Fraud Awareness Week, November 12-18, 2017. Fraud Week was founded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and is an opportunity for organizations and individuals to focus time, energy and resources into educating employees and community members about fraud.Read More
During Tuesday morning's General Session, Eugene Soltes broke down the psychology of white-collar criminals. "The victims in most frauds are both psychologically and physically distant," he said.Read More