Oct 14

KrebsOnSecurity Honored for Fraud Reporting

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners today announced they have selected Yours Truly as the recipient of this year’s “Guardian Award,” an honor given annually to a journalist “whose determination, perseverance, and commitment to the truth have contributed significantly to the fight against fraud.”

acfeThe Guardian Award bears the inscription “For Vigilance in Fraud Reporting.”

Previous honorees include former Washington Post investigative reporter and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Susan Schmidt; Diana Henriques, a New York Times contributing writer and author of The Wizard of Lies (a book about Bernie Madoff); and Allan Dodds Frank, a regular contributor to Fortune.com and The Daily Beast.

I’d like to thank the ACFE for this prestigious award, and offer a special note of thanks to all of you dear readers who continue to support my work as an independent journalist.

The ACFE’s blog post about the award is here.

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  1. Well done Brian, richly deserved.

  2. Well deserved! I may ignore/delete bunches of industry newsletters, but when you write, I listen!

  3. Michelle Krebs Rebello

    Way to go, Brian. Well deserved!

  4. Congratulations, Brian! Much deserved!

  5. From all your loyal fans at BankersOnline.com, we can say we “knew you when….!” Congrats on this well-deserved recognition.

  6. They chose the right person to deserve that honor! Congratulations, Brian!

  7. Nicely done Mr Krebs!

  8. Congratulations Brian! This honor is well deserved. I enjoy reading your work daily. Keep up the good fight!

  9. Congratulations, Brian!!! Well deserved!!!

  10. Congrats Brian, you are trustworthy which is uncommon these days.

  11. Whoo Whoo… way to go, Brian! Richly deserved. Thanks so much for all your wonderful reports.

  12. Well deserved ! Congratulations, Brian !