The theme of this subject is fraud detection and prevention merit and demerit in commercial bank. It covers fraud of various kinds and in the various ways in which they perpetrated. The main aim of this study is to serve as a reminder to banks on the menace of fraud. It is designed in such the way that it covers various suggestions on how banks can control the occurrence of fraud. Banks are also reminded of their legal right to cover any amount of money paid against a forage. Lastly, suggested are given on the factors that limit the success of the various corrective measures so that banks can takes care.