Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is a credential awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The ACFE association is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 75,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. CFEs have a unique set of skills that are not found in any other career field or discipline; they combine knowledge of complex financial transactions with an understanding of methods, law, and how to resolve allegations of fraud. Fraud examiners are also trained to understand not only how fraud occurs, but why.
In order to become a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) one must meet the following requirements:
Be an Associate Member of the ACFE in good standing
Meet minimum academic and professional requirements
Be of high moral character
Agree to abide by the Bylaws and Code of Professional Ethics of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners