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Best practice in fraud prevention

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 100

Russell G. Smith
ISBN 0 642 24089 2 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, December 1998


Strategies and programs which have been devised to prevent criminal fraud perpetrated against both individuals and organisations are considered. The paper examines eight areas: fraud awareness and education; management of fraud control; personnel monitoring; transaction monitoring; improvements in personal identification; counterfeiting prevention; computer systems monitoring; and legally based deterrence.


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