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International Fraud Awareness Week

International Fraud Awareness Week

Join the global effort to minimize the impact of fraud by promoting anti-fraud awareness and education

What is Fraud Week?

Every November, hundreds of organizations around the world pledge to increase fraud awareness in their workplaces and communities. Learn more about the ACFE’s annual International Fraud Awareness Week in this short video.

How to Be a Fraud Fighter in Your Organization

International Fraud Awareness Week
Share this multi-page PDF with employees in your organization so they can learn what fraud is, why it’s important to stop it, red flags to look for and ways to prevent it.

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.

What are the warning signs of a scam?

Recognizing these common signs of a scam could help you avoid falling for one. 


Scams based on how they ask you to pay

Did someone say you can only pay by wiring money, putting money on a gift card, or loading money on a cash reload card? Find out how to spot – and stop – scams based on how they ask you to pay.


What do I do if my email was hacked?

There are lots of ways to protect your personal information and data from scammers. But what happens if your email or social media account gets hacked?

International Fraud Awareness Week

Have you been effected by a phone scam?

People lose a lot of money to phone scams — sometimes their life savings. One thing you can count on is that a phone scammer will try to get your money or your personal info. Don’t give it to them. Here’s what you need to know.

International Fraud Awareness Week

Seen a scam? Report it!

Protect your community by reporting fraud, scams, and bad business practices. If you think you see a scam, report it. Your story could help someone avoid that scam.

How does identify theft happen?

Do you know how identities are stolen and how to protect yourself? Find out the common ways identity theft happens. Fraud Primer PDF