Darton Group, a senior-level accounting and finance consulting firm offering cost-effective project solutions, announced today that it is participating in International Fraud Awareness Week (November 8-14, 2009) as an Official Supporter to promote anti-fraud awareness and education. Fraud Awareness Week comes during a time when intense financial pressures caused by the economic crisis have led to an increase in fraud, according to a survey of fraud experts conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Mark Weber, Managing Partner of DARTON GROUP, said “ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and DARTON GROUP admires the group’s commitment to proactively fight fraud with training and education. ACFE’s mission ultimately safeguards businesses and investments from this growing issue”.
ACFE President James D. Ratley, CFE, said that the support of organizations around the world helps make Fraud Week an effective tool in raising anti-fraud awareness. “Fraud continues to be a serious problem, and the state of our economy requires all organizations to be even more vigilant,” Ratley said. “Once again, we want to say ‘thank you’ to all of the Fraud Awareness Week supporters for helping to shine a spotlight on the urgent need for fraud prevention and detection.”
During Fraud Awareness Week, Official Supporters will engage in various activities in support of the anti-fraud movement. Commented Rochelle Rivas, Managing Partner of DARTON GROUP, “ACFE plays a vital role in the anti-fraud space and DARTON GROUP is proud to assist in the ongoing mission to educate our consultants, clients and the greater Charlotte business community. As an Official Supporter of Fraud Awareness Week, DARTON GROUP is using both social media and partnerships with local media to highlight the problem of fraud”.
About Darton Group
DARTON GROUP(dartongroup.com) specializes in providing highly experienced accounting and finance consultants for just-in-time projects and interim roles. DARTON GROUP focuses on relationship building and matches senior-level finance and accounting talent with opportunities at great companies to create rewarding partnerships. Locally-owned and operated, DARTON GROUP serves businesses and project professionals across the greater Charlotte, NC metro area.
About Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 50,000 members in over 125 countries, the ACFE is reducing the incidence of fraud and providing the training and resources to fight fraud more effectively.
Scott Patterson, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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