The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is an international, 25,000-member professional organization dedicated to fighting fraud and white-collar crime. With offices in North America and Europe – and chapters around the globe – the Association is networked to respond to the needs of anti-fraud professionals everywhere.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is a law enforcement organization within the United States Department of Treasury with unique responsibilities dedicated to reducing violent crime, collecting revenue, and protecting the public. ATF enforces the Federal laws and regulations relating to alcohol, tobacco, firearms, explosives and arson by working directly and in cooperation with others to: suppress and prevent crime and violence through enforcement, regulation, and community outreach; Ensure fair and proper revenue collection; Provide fair and effective industry regulation; support and assist Federal, State, local, and international law enforcement; provide innovative training programs in support of criminal and regulatory enforcement functions.
The FBI is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice. It has the authority and responsibility to investigate specific crimes assigned to it. The FBI also is authorized to provide other law enforcement agencies with cooperative services, such as fingerprint identification, laboratory examinations, and police training.
The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to fighting insurance fraud through public advocacy and public education. Our mission is to combine the influence and resources of consumers, government organizations and insurers to combat fraud as a means to restrain insurance costs for consumers and insurers by reducing the financial impact of fraud.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency — FEMA — is an independent agency of the federal government, reporting to the President. Since its founding in 1979, FEMA’s mission has been clear: to reduce loss of life and property and protect our nation’s critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau of Massachusetts is a unique and multifaceted investigative agency dedicated to the systematic elimination of fraudulent insurance transactions. Authorized by an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature and signed into law in 1990, the Insurance Fraud Bureau undertakes cases for investigation and preparation for criminal prosecution.
IAIFA’s goal is “to co-ordinate the efforts, training and education of law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and the insurance industry to move more efficiently prevent and combat insurance fraud worldwide.” IAIFA has kept its focus on insurance fraud, which its members view as a crime against all segments of society – not a victimless felony, as some would define it.
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is one of the most extensive sources of information on criminal and juvenile justice in the world, providing services to an international community of policymakers and professionals. NCJRS is a collection of clearinghouses supporting all bureaus of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs: the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the OJP Program Offices.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau is a not-for-profit organization that receives support from approximately 1,000 property/casualty insurance companies. The NICB partners with insurers and law enforcement agencies to facilitate the identification, detection and prosecution of insurance criminals.
To assist in the prevention, detection, and investigations of fraudulent activity by maintaining online investigative databases; providing access to investigative tools; providing opportunities for information sharing; connecting the anti-fraud community.