International Fraud Awareness Week 2020

Schneider Downs is proud to once again be a supporter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) annual International Fraud Awareness Week. The ACFE established Fraud Week back in 2000 as a way to raise awareness of fraud, and we’ve been an supporter of that effort for several years.

Schneider Downs, as you know, has a long and established role in the fraud investigation and awareness field, through the numerous investigations we’ve performed over the years and our sponsorship of the annual Fraud and Corruption Awareness Seminar. Our Business Advisors group includes a number of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), including the president of the Greater Pittsburgh chapter of the ACFE.

In support of Fraud Week, some of those CFEs have written Our Thoughts On articles, listed below, that discuss current topics in fraud investigation and prevention. Additional information will be available throughout the week on the Schneider Downs Business Advisors LinkedIn page.

While Fraud Week only occurs one week per year, the risks of fraud are present year-round. The ACFE estimates that 5% of an organization’s annual revenue is lost to fraud, so it’s important you understand the risks of fraud and ways to mitigate that risk or respond to fraud that’s occurred.

If you have questions or concerns about detecting or deterring fraud, contact Tom Pratt at [email protected] or Brian Webster [email protected].

You’ve heard our thoughts… We’d like to hear yours

The Schneider Downs Our Thoughts On blog exists to create a dialogue on issues that are important to organizations and individuals. While we enjoy sharing our ideas and insights, we’re especially interested in what you may have to say. If you have a question or a comment about this article – or any article from the Our Thoughts On blog – we hope you’ll share it with us. After all, a dialogue is an exchange of ideas, and we’d like to hear from you. Email us at [email protected].

Material discussed is meant for informational purposes only, and it is not to be construed as investment, tax, or legal advice. Please note that individual situations can vary. Therefore, this information should be relied upon when coordinated with individual professional advice.

© 2023 Schneider Downs. All rights-reserved. All content on this site is property of Schneider Downs unless otherwise noted and should not be used without written permission.

our thoughts on
Frauds of the Rich and the Famous: The Star-studded Saga of Jennifer Shah
Frauds of the Rich and Famous: The FTX Collapse and the Chrisleys
Frauds of the Rich and Famous: Billy McFarland and The Fyre Festival
Fraud Week 2023: Frauds of the Rich and the Famous
Understanding Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Audit and Reporting Requirements
Prevention and Detection – Key Methods to Protect Against Identity Fraud
Register to receive our weekly newsletter with our most recent columns and insights.
Have a question? Ask us!

We’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note, and we’ll respond to you as quickly as possible.

Ask us
contact us

This site uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best user experience. Cookies assist in navigation, analyzing traffic and in our marketing efforts as described in our Privacy Policy.