Welcome to Audit Informer: Patterns in Numbers Used to Detect Fraud

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Welcome to the Audit Informer

This is an online resource where industry experts collaborate and share practical and theoretical knowledge and examine the newest trends in technology impacting the audit and finance professions.


Patterns in Numbers Used to Detect Fraud

In the second video of our 3-part series, Dr. Mark Nigrini, global expert in forensic analytics and a leading authority on Benford’s Law, discusses how to identify the seven patterns in numbers that can be used to detect fraud. He also talks about his paper, The Patterns of the Numbers used in Occupational Fraud Schemes, recently published in the Managerial Auditing Journal.


If you missed the first video in the series, A Deeper Dive into Benford’s Law – A conversation with Dr. Mark Nigrini, click here to download and view the video.


Additional Insight:

Living in an age of new technology and abundant data has armed auditors with a whole new set of tools to fight fraud with data analytics. Download this guide to see new methods to how auditors and fraud examiners detect, analyze and prevent fraud by using data analytics.