International Fraud Awareness Week



International Fraud Awareness Week

Solutions Risque is a Proud Supporter of International Fraud Awareness Week

International Fraud Awareness Week is the perfect time to go a step further in your role as an anti-fraud professional and to start discussions amongst peers, coworkers, executives and stakeholders in your community about how important fraud prevention is to society as a whole. You can use any of the free resources provided, or get creative and put your own twist on some of the ideas presented below.

Ways to Get Involved

Print and post our free downloadable poster and infographic in your office, community center or anywhere you think people would benefit from learning more about fraud.

Invite a Certified Fraud Examiner to talk to your employees and coworkers on how to avoid common mistakes when preventing fraud.

Download the free Fraud Week logo to share on materials or websites.

Involve your local chamber of commerce or city council to spread tips on fraud prevention for small businesses.

Encourage your governor to issue a proclamation (.doc) declaring that your state supports Fraud Week.

Host a talk or seminar for your coworkers or community on regularly staying aware of fraud prevention best practices. You can post that event to share what you are doing on our events page.

Perform a fraud check-up for your organization and present your findings to executives, as well as a proactive plan for how to remedy weak spots in your current controls.


2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
The 2016 Report to the Nations provides an analysis of 2,410 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2014 and October 2015.

Benchmarking Your In-House Fraud Investigation Team
To address the lack of available benchmarking information for internal fraud investigation departments, the ACFE collected data about our members’ internal investigation teams and analyzed how they are structured and how they performed, as well as how they measured their own effectiveness.



Infographic Fraud in Small Businesses
See how, and why, fraud can occur in organizations with less than 100 employees.


Infographic The Staggering Cost of Fraud
See the economic impact of fraud on a global scale illustrated in this infographic.


Infographic The True Cost of Fraud
How much is $3.7 trillion? The staggering cost of fraud illustrated in our infographic may shock you.


Infographic The Cost of Complacency
Download our infographic and learn more about the drastic effects of a fraud not detected quickly and proactively.


Guide 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.


Guide 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.


Guide Designing an Effective Anti-Fraud Training Program
One of the best defenses against fraud is a workforce that is trained in prevention and detection. This guide provides useful information and important considerations for developing an anti-fraud training program for your employees.


News 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.


Video Fraud Videos Library
The ACFE’s library of fraud-related videos from Fraud Magazine™, our Career Center and more.


Guide Fraud Prevention Resources
Fraud Prevention Resources, available free to both ACFE members and non-members, contains a number of resources that will be of value in your company’s ongoing fight against fraud.


News Fraud Magazine
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.


News Fraud of the Day (spotlight on government fraud)
LexisNexis presents Fraud of the Day, a forum dedicated to educating government about how fraud is perpetrated and the solutions to stop it. Visit to subscribe to the daily email, and find commentary, links to upcoming events, resources pertaining to government fraud and video commentary from industry experts.


Solutions Risque are proud members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified as Fraud Examiners.

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