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Professionalizing counter fraud specialists in the UK : assessing progress and recommendations for reform.crime prevention and community safety

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This article examines an initiative in the United Kingdom to professionalize counter fraud staff through the creation of the Counter Fraud Specialist (CFS). It describes how common training packages have been created using "Professional Accreditation Boards" which are also accredited by Universities, who embed those awards in specially tailored University programmes. The paper evaluates the success of the initiative so far outlining areas where it could be further enhanced.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-101
Number of pages10
JournalCrime Prevention and Community Safety
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

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