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The Journal of Forensic Accounting Profession (JFAP) publishes creative and innovative studies employing research methodologies that logically and clearly identify, describe and illuminate important academic forensic accounting issues; tests and improves forensic accounting research skills, tools, and techniques; stimulates discussion and experimentation in instructional means, methods, and materials in the field of forensic accounting and research in general; exchanges ideas and findings about developments related to the instruction, learning, and curricular issues of forensic accounting and fraud education.

We would like to welcome you and your colleagues to submit original scientific and professional papers in the field of forensic accounting, including financial investigations, forensic audits, financial expertise, and other forensic accounting services. Additionally, papers of a multidisciplinary approach in the fields of economics, law, criminology, sociology, and psychology that ultimately contribute to the fight against fraud in societies are welcome for publication.

All submissions must be original and unpublished. Submissions must be written in English. 


The Journal of the Forensic Accounting Profession covers the following topics (but is not limited to):

  • Behaviour and judgment in forensic accounting
  • Business valuation
  • Computer forensic analysis
  • Consumer frauds
  • Corruption
  • Cross-cultural issues in fraud
  • Data analytics
  • Expert witness activities
  • Ethics
  • Fraudulent financial reporting
  • Fraudulent accounting research
  • Governance and fraud
  • Insurance recovery
  • Internal controls
  • Investment scams
  • Litigation support/services
  • Pattern recognition and anomaly detection
  • Professional regulation and policy issues
  • Psychology and social psychology of fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Technology for detecting, investigating and/or committing fraud
  • Theft of corporate assets 


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