Institute for Fraud Prevention

The Institute for Fraud Prevention (IFP) is a university-affliliated research center housed at West Virginia University that is dedicated to multidisciplinary research and education regarding the prevention of fraud, corruption and other white-collar crime. The IFP works with academics and industry experts worldwide to generate research projects that explore the latest fraud trends and developments affecting individuals, businesses and governments alike.

To Support the mission, the IFP:

  • Provides Data IconProvides funding and data to support research studies
  • Knowledge Repository IconFunctions as a central repository of fraud-related knowledge
  • Disseminates Findings IconDisseminates key findings to its members and the general public
  • Catalyst of Ideas IconServes as a catalyst for the exchange of ideas about fraud prevention, deterrence and detection

Save The Date:

June 27, 2019 in Austin, Texas

The IFP’s 2019 meeting will be held June 27 in Austin, Texas, in conjunction with the 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference. Stay tuned for further announcements on the location and time for this meeting.

IFP meetings are open to Contributing Members, academic researchers, anti-fraud professionals, representatives of government agencies with anti-fraud responsibilities, and anyone else with an interest in fraud research and education. These 1-day meetings provide a forum to discuss emerging anti-fraud research, hear proposals for new studies, and to network with other anti-fraud experts.

Click here for information about the ACFE Global Fraud Conference