About Us

Today, in India, we are witnessing an upsurge in fraud in several industry sectors and segments. Investors, lenders and citizens are increasingly becoming victims of scams and fraudsters. The need of the hour is to combat fraud through information, intelligence and insight.

Fraudopedia’s mission is to combat fraud, mitigate fraud risks, build repository of fraud schemes and scenarios with special emphasis on cultural attributes of fraud in India, enhance awareness and knowledge through pioneering research, innovative tools and improve corporate governance in India.

Fraudopedia aims to equip young professionals in accounting, law and management and stakeholders like Independent Directors, Executive Directors and Company Secretaries with tools to prevent, detect and combat fraud in India.

Biography of our founder Ms. Vidya Rajarao

Fraudopedia is the brainchild of Ms. Vidya Rajarao. Ms. Rajarao, is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Fraud Examiner from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization. Ms. Rajarao was the first Indian to be elected to the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and she recently served as the Vice-Chair of the ACFE’s Board of Regents.

Ms. Rajarao has over 25 years of experience and expertise in numerous forensic accounting assignments, fraud investigations and regulatory proceedings in India, United States, United Kingdom and Germany. These investigations required reconstruction of complex financial records, electronic data and large data sets of accounting transactions and documents.

Ms. Rajarao is Chair, Audit Committee and an Independent Director at a fast-growing global engineering organization headquartered in Pune, India and at a leading FMCG company headquartered in Mumbai, India. Ms. Rajarao was recently nominated as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the National Financial Reporting Authority, an independent regulator established to oversee the auditing profession in India.

Please email us at contact@fraudopedia.co.in to know more about our offerings and how we can assist you in the journey against fraud.