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Author Guidelines



The Policy of Writing

The objective of this journal publication is to increase the quality of science and enhance the interest of disseminating knowledge by the academicians, students, practitioners, and other interested parties related to it. The editors are openly to receive the research review articles related to fraud. Asia Pacific Fraud Journal is published twice a year in June, and December.

The articles, which are submitted, should undergo blind reviewing.

Therefore, after being received, all articles are reviewed based on the criteria such as complying with the stipulated format of writing style, the appropriateness of the topic, the relevance of the research and review method, the significance and contribution to the science and profession pertaining to fraud, as well as the recent references. The blind reviewer team does the review—the independent reviewers from editorial team. The reviewers have rights to select and judge the articles, and finally forward the results to the writers. The journal also uses the anti plagiarism software to check the originality of the article.

The articles can be addressed both by email and hard copy to:

Editors of Asia Pacific Fraud Journal

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Indonesia Chapter.


Office :
Apartemen Menteng Square,
Tower B, Lantai 02, Unit BK-39
Jl. Matraman Raya No. 30E
Jakarta 10430, Indonesia

Ph:+62 21 390-7976, +62 21 2961-4335
Facs : + 62 21 390-7976


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.


    Articles should be typed on A4 paper
    The title and identity of the writer (name and email address, and/or letter address) are written on the top under the title of the article.

    • Articles should not exceed 7.000 words or it is between 10-16 pages, 12 font of Times New Roman, in one space, including the references and tables.
    • Left, right, top, and bottom margin are about 1 inch.
    • Direct quotation more than three lines should be indented and typed in one space.
    • Quotation, pictures, or references should show the resources and year. Name, year, and page are stated if it is from the book, in which all should be consistently the same as mentioned in the references.
    • References are preferably derived from the up-to-date references or the past 10-year publication copy right date.
    • The number of pages should be at the bottom with central position.
    • No and title of the tables or pictures are written above the tables, pictures, bold typed, and the titles should be placed under the no of tables or pictures.
    • Include the sources of tables and pictures underneath.
    • Include the CV separately: it should tell home address, institution, phone no that can be easily contacted, education background, some titles of recent publications or research activities, field of education and interest of research, and work experience or organization.

    The framework of writing the articles are as the following: (1) title, (2) abstract, (3) introduction, (4) theoretical framework and hypothesis (if any), (5) research method, (6) data analysis, and discussion, (7) conclusion, implication, suggestion, and limitation(8) references, and (9) appendices. The details above are as the following.

  3. Title of the Article

    It should reflect the content, and use the words, terms, abbreviations, formulas, registers as commonly used in the research report.


    • Abstract should include the research topic or problem, purpose of the research, method of the research, results, and implication.
    • In one paragraph between 150 – 200 words.
    • Above the article, Justify, Book Antiqua, 11.
    • Written in sound English
    • Include 2 – 5 keywords underneath


    Introduction should be about one page, containing the background, reasons to do the research, problem formulation, purpose of the research and without sub-heading, bullets, or numbering.

  4. Theoretical Framework and Hypothesis (If Any)

    It describes the previously related studies as the primary sources. The use of secondary sources of references should not dominate the total references. Quotation should be maximally one paragraph and/ or the gist of the quoted sources.

    Research Method

    It comprises the procedures or steps of the research, e.g., from the methods of sampling to the data analysis, and presented in brief and concisely by numbering.

  5. Data Analysis and Discussion

    It presents the analysis of the related results, theories, and hypotheses (if any) based on the writer’s reasoning. Data analysis and discussion should be presented in brief but clear and it is not dominated by table presentation. The tables which are presented should not be the rough output but in the processed and brief summary. Tables and pictures are presented consistently in the center and the titles are above the tables or pictures.

    Conclusion, Implication, Suggestions, and Limitations

    It is the closing of the article which reflects the essence and reasoning of the research by the writer. It is also logically based on the evidence taken from, and presented by the writer in paragraphs. Implication, limitations, and suggestions are also presented in paragraphs without numbering.

  6. References

    Primary sources are preferably high valued while the secondary ones should not dominate the total references. The style of reference writing follows the Harvard Style.


    Appendices consist of research instruments, supporting data, pictures, and others that support the articles and help readers understand the research articles.


Copyright Notice

Creative Commons License

  • Articles published in Asia Pacific Fraud Journal are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. You are free to copy, transform, or redistribute articles for any lawful purpose in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and Asia Pacific Fraud Journal, link to the license, indicate if changes were made, and redistribute any derivative work under the same license.
  • Copyright on articles is retained by the respective author(s), without restrictions. A non-exclusive license is granted to Asia Pacific Fraud Journal to publish the article and identify itself as its original publisher, along with the commercial right to include the article in a hardcopy issue for sale to libraries and individuals.



Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.