Controls & Fraud

To be successful, a Purchasing Card program must have effective controls to prevent and detect card fraud. The challenge is striking the right balance; you do not want to over- or under-control a program. Too many controls are costly, impacting the process savings inherent to P-Cards, while a lack of effective controls puts your organization at risk.

Related Resources

Blog Posts on Fraud Incidents

Includes tips you can use

P-Card Help

Does your organization need assistance evaluating its P-Card controls? Contact Recharged Education today. Also, subscribe to the educational blog (no charge).


AP Now Survey Results

Results of AP Now’s 2018 Internal Controls in AP survey (www.ap-now.com) reveal P-Card control opportunities. Learn more…

Recommended ACFE Resource

Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

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P-Card Risk Assessment Template

The template includes nine worksheets, covering nine broad topics, for a program manager to complete. In all, there are more than 100 questions, providing a robust evaluation of P-Card controls. Learn more...