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January 2017

CFE Exam Coach Newsletter

Becoming a CFE is just around the corner.

Study Tips


Avoid Procrastination. We recommend you start studying soon after you have purchased the CFE Exam Prep Course. Draw up a schedule for yourself to ensure you dedicate at least an hour or two a day to studying. Using the Prep Course Study Chart can assist you in organizing and prioritizing your preparation for the CFE Exam.

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CFE Highlight

Wendy Cliadakis, CFE shares her experience of how she prepared for the CFE Exam.

CFE Certificate


Congratulations to all members who became Certified Fraud Examiners in the last 60 days.

Prep Forum

New ACFE Community

Visit the ACFE’s new community dedicated to discussions about preparing for and passing the CFE Exam. Log in to complete your profile, learn from CFEs and network with anti-fraud professionals from around the world.

Fraud IQ Test


_______________ is comprised of the basic laws of rights and duties. When people refer to something that is "against the law," they are usually referring to this type of law.


A. Administrative law
B. Substantive law

C. Procedural law
D. Natural law


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Coach's Corner

When taking the CFE Exam, you can review a section in the CFE Exam Prep Course before taking that exam section, but once you start the exam, you cannot flip back and forth between the Prep Course and the exam.

Angela Archie, CFE
CFE Exam Coach

Angela Archie

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Visit the Certification Portal at to submit your supporting documentation, which includes:
  • Details of your work experience
  • Documentation of the education claimed on your exam application
  • Three Candidate Recommendation Forms
  • A recent photograph

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Coach Newsletter Archive

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