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 Prevention countermeasures

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Prevention countermeasures are the most common and cost effective way to mitigate fraud. They reduce the likelihood and consequences of fraud by preventing or limiting the extent of the risk occurring.

Prevention countermeasures can include hard controls to stop or limit fraudulent activity and soft controls to increase transparency and influence behaviours.

To find out more about the importance of countermeasures, visit the overview of fraud countermeasures page.

Common types of prevention countermeasures

Key prevention countermeasures include:

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