ACFE study quantifies employee fraud
Abstract: The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ latest Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse estimates that U.S. organizations lost about 7% of their annual revenues — or $994 billion — to fraud in 2008. And the most costly form of fraud involves misstated financial statements. Understanding the most common types of fraud and their costs can make it easier to identify these costly schemes. This article details some of the statistics.