Recap & Future Plans

Mission: To catalyze greater interest in funding fraud research and to foster deeper collaboration between researchers, practitioners and policy makers.




2011 Highlights

  • Formed Advisory Council
  • Hired research assistant and named Martha Deevy Director of the Center
  • Launched center and website ( in August
  • Catalogued and synthesized research articles for website
  • Held inaugural conference in November

2012 Plan Highlights

  • Hold 2012 conference and roundtables
  • Write and distribute a white paper on the state of consumer financial fraud research
  • Establish the “Landscape of Fraud” to enable information navigation for researchers and practitioners
  • Initiate seed grant program