• Nominate Fellow Fraud Fighters for the 2018 ACFE Awards

    The ACFE is proud to recognize members who have displayed exceptional achievement in preventing, detecting and investigating fraud with its annual ACFE awards. These awards include Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) of the Year, Educator of the Year, Chapter of the Year and Chapter Website of the Year. Achievement is also recognized in the area of Outreach/Community Service.

    The nomination deadline is March 8, 2018. Please follow the link for the appropriate award to complete an online questionnaire and submit your nomination.

    Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year

    The Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year Award is presented to a CFE who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fraud examination in the past year. This person must:

    • Be a CFE in good standing;
    • Have played a significant role in an investigation(s) of significant fraud(s) in the past year;
    • Have played a significant role in the design and installation(s) of anti-fraud controls in the past year;
    • Have made a significant contribution to the field of anti-fraud training or education in the past year; or
    • Have contributed significantly to the discipline of fraud examination in the past year.
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    Educator of the Year

    The Educator of the Year Award is presented to an ACFE member teaching in a college or university who has made an outstanding contribution in anti-fraud education. Factors that will be considered in selecting the recipient are:

    • Anti-fraud curriculum development efforts at his/her college or university;
    • Anti-fraud education guidance for students and impact on guiding students toward the anti-fraud profession;
    • Influence in encouraging anti-fraud educational growth, training and classroom offerings at his/her college or university; and
    • Publications and professional accomplishments.
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    Chapter of the Year

    The Chapter of the Year Award is awarded to a chapter that is active and is in good standing with the ACFE, and meets the following requirements:

    • Provides timely and high-quality fraud training and networking opportunities for its members;
    • Conducts outreach programs for the local business community about fraud prevention and detection;
    • Actively promotes the ACFE and the CFE credential in its local community; and
    • Has a signed copy of its Uniform Chapter Bylaws on file with ACFE headquarters.
    Nominate a Chapter

    Chapter Website of the Year

    The Chapter Website of the Year Award is awarded to the chapter website that is of highest quality, and creatively and efficiently informs chapter members and promotes the chapter. The winning website must:

    • Contain pertinent chapter officer contact information and a schedule of upcoming chapter training events; and
    • Provide information about the CFE credential, links to ACFE.com, and other relevant and timely anti-fraud information, articles of interest, or other resources that would benefit the membership or community.
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    Achievement in Outreach/Community Service

    The ACFE believes strongly that members should be active contributors to their communities and committed to helping improve the quality of life where they live and work. This commitment can be fulfilled through volunteerism and community partnerships. The Outreach/Community Service Award is presented to an ACFE member that has made an outstanding contribution in his/her community. This person must:

    • Be an ACFE member in good standing; and
    • Have been an active participant in volunteer or community service projects that have resulted in a recognized improvement of a community.
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