Proven guidance for expertly using analytics in fraud examinations, financial analysis,auditing and fraud preventionFraud Analytics thoroughly reveals the elements of analysis that are used in today'sfraudexaminations, fraud investigations, and financial crime investigations. This valuable resourcereviews the types of analysis that should be considered prior to beginning an investigation andexplains how to optimally use data mining techniques to detect fraud. Packed with examples andsample cases illustrating pertinent concepts in practice, this book also explores the two majordata analytics providers: ACL and IDEA.
Looks at elements of analysis used in today's fraud examinations
Reveals how to use data mining (fraud analytic) techniques to detect fraud
Examines ACL and IDEA as indispensable tools for fraud detection
Includes an abundance of sample cases and examples
Written by Delena D Spann, Board of Regent (Emeritus) for the Association of CertifiedFraud Examiners (ACFE), who currently serves as Advisory Board Member of the Association ofCertified Fraud Examiners, Board Member of the Education Task Force of the Association ofCertified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists ASIS International (Economic Crime Council) andAdvisory Board Member of the Robert Morris University (School of Business), FraudAnalyticsequips you with authoritative fraud analysis techniques you can put to use right away.
DELENA D. SPANN, MSc, CFE, is employed with the United States Secret Service, Chicago Field Office, where she is assigned to the Electronic and Financial Crimes Task Force. Spann routinely serves on high-profile financial crimes investigations that include detecting red flags, trends, and anomalies in complex financial transactions. She is frequently called upon as a guest speaker on her expertise in fraud analytics and financial crimes. She is dedicated to the study of white-collar crime.Spann holds a bachelor's degree in liberal studies from Barry University and a master of science degree in criminal justice administration from Florida International University. She is Board of Regent (Emeritus), an Advisory Board Member, and Higher Education Committee Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; a Board of Director of ASIS International Economic Crime Council; Education Task Force Member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists; Advisory Board Member at Robert Morris University; Executive Director of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Greater Chicago Chapter; a Threat Finance Task Force Member of the Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists; and Board of Director (Emeritus), Step Women's Network of Chicago. Spann also serves as an adjunct professor at the university/college level.