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Discover the common fraud control types

Employing fraud controls can help your entity prevent, detect and respond effectively to fraud. Our extensive catalogue of common fraud controls can also help you:

  • identify control gaps in your processes and systems
  • measure the effectiveness of your existing fraud controls.
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Prevention fraud controls

Prevention fraud controls are the most common and cost effective way to stop fraud. They prevent or limit the size of the fraud risk by reducing the likelihood and consequences of fraud.


Detection fraud controls

Detection fraud controls can help identify when fraud has occurred, disrupt additional fraud and reduce the consequences. Detection fraud controls are not as cost effective as prevention fraud controls. However, if detected early, the impact of fraud can be significantly reduced. 


Corrective fraud controls

Corrective fraud controls respond to fraud after it has occurred to help reduce or disrupt additional consequences. They are not as cost effective as prevention or detection fraud controls. However, the impacts of fraud can be significantly reduced (if implemented effectively).

Common fraud controls

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The Deceiver
The Impersonator
The Coercer
The Exploiter
The Concealer
The Organised
The Fabricator
The Reckless

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