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Reference Library: Fraud

Resources describing preventive, detective, and corrective measures against fraud.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Dedicated to fighting fraud and white-collar crime, the ACFE responds to the needs of anti-fraud professionals and has offices and chapters around the world.
Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime
The Convention is an international treaty that addresses crimes committed over the Internet and computer networks such as copyright infringement, fraud, child pornography, and network security violations.
Crimes of Persuasion
Crimes of Persuasion informs the public, law enforcement, government, and victims-support groups about telemarketing and investment fraud, scams, identity theft, and similar crimes.
Data Mining: Results and Challenges for Government Program Audits and Investigations
This U.S. Government Accountability Office report details the agency's use of data mining techniques during audits of federal government agencies and provides information on identifying fraud, waste, and abuse. [PDF]
Federation Against Software Theft (FAST)
FAST helps UK and U.S. organizations comply with software licenses and promotes the legal use of software, working on behalf of the software industry.
FraudNet provides fraud policies, procedures, code of ethics, and resources submitted by auditors and financial professionals around the world.
Identity Theft — U.S. GAO Report to Congress March 2002
Identity Theft — Prevalence and Cost Seem to be Growing, provides statistics on the incidence and societal costs of identity theft. [PDF]
Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB)
IFB is an investigative agency dedicated to eliminating fraudulent insurance transactions and investigating and preparing cases for criminal prosecution.
International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators
IAFCI is a nonprofit international organization that provides services and information about financial fraud, fraud investigation, and fraud prevention methods.
International Compliance Association (ICA)
ICA provides training, internationally recognized qualifications, and information exchange opportunities for compliance professionals in the financial-services sector.
National Fraud Information Center (NFIC)
NFIC fights telemarketing fraud by improving prevention and enforcement in the United States, including a toll-free hotline for consumers to get advice and report possible telemarketing fraud to law enforcement agencies.
Northeast Insurance & Financial Anti-Fraud Group
This organization of investigative professionals fights insurance fraud through exchange of information including current schemes and anti-fraud tools and techniques.
Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
The Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse offers cases written by the certified fraud examiners.
Taxpayers Against Fraud (TAF)
TAF is a nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to combating fraud against the federal government through the U.S. False Claims Act and by filing whistleblower lawsuits.
Transparency International (TI)
Transparency International is a nongovernmental organization devoted to combating corruption by bringing civil society, business, and governments together in a global coalition.
U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Identity Theft Booklet
The booklet provides identity-theft information, describes ways that individuals can protect their private information and explains what to do if their identity is stolen. [PDF]
U.S. National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C)
NW3C provides support services for enforcement agencies involved in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic and high-tech crime.