Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”)  is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 80,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

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The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. CFEs are trained to identify the warning signs and red flags that indicate evidence of fraud and fraud risk. CFEs around the world help protect the global economy by uncovering fraud and implementing processes to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place.

Setting High Standards for the Anti-Fraud Profession

To become a CFE, an individual must pass a rigorous test on the four major disciplines that comprise the fraud examination body of knowledge:

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  • Fraud Prevention and Deterrence

  • Fraudulent Financial Transactions

  • Fraud Investigation

  • Legal Elements of Fraud

Prospective CFEs must also meet high professional, educational and ethical standards, as well as continuing professional education requirements. John Tollefsen has been a CFE since April of 2005.

John Tollefsen is a also Certified Controls Specialist. More