Chicago (Aug. 6, 2003) -- In the war against fraud, the focus needs to shift to prevention, the president and chief executive of the world's largest anti-fraud organization told members gathered at the group's annual conference here.

"Corporate scandals have raised the public awareness of fraud to unprecedented levels, and the government has gotten the message," Toby J.F. Bishop, CEO of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners said during opening remarks at the ACFE's 14th Annual Fraud Conference. However, Bishop noted, Sarbanes-Oxley may not correct the problem.

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