Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


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Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

A professional organization for persons who investigate fraud. Among other activities, it provides the Certified Fraud Examiner designation to persons who fulfill requirements. It was established in 1988 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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9%) Source: 2012 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, pp.
To maintain professional accreditation as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) the WAO employee is required to attend periodic training sessions held by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the accrediting body which is based in the USA.
Late last year, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners issued its fifth "Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse.
Wells, CPA, CFE, founder and chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a contributing editor to the JofA.
He is a past chairman of the board of the Price Chopper Employees Federal Credit Union, and a current member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
The June 2007 Certification Profile of Roger Pida mistakenly said that the Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) credential that he holds was bestowed by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
The national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates 5 percent of all business and government agency revenues are lost to employee fraud, waste and abuse each year.
In a further effort to help members combat fraud, the AICPA along with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners co founded the Institute for Fraud Prevention, an organization formed to fund academic research on fraud and to be a repository of fraud information.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners estimates the loss from occupational fraud and abuse at approximately $600 billion per year, or about $4,500 per employee.
But, asserts Toby Bishop, head of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the psychological profiles of CEOs and white-collar offenders are strikingly similar.
There is the conclusion reached by officials at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, an organization of fraud examiners in Austin, Texas.
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