Membership & Certification

Become a Member

The ACFE supports you and your career by providing the training and tools you need to prevent, detect and investigate fraud. Join today and become a world-class resource to your clients, colleagues and company.

Associate Member Benefits
  • Practical information you need to succeed
  • Exclusive tools and resources to equip you to do your job better
  • Networking opportunities to keep you connected

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CFE Member Benefits
  • Increased earnings and marketability
  • Improved professional credibility
  • Position yourself as a leader and an expert in the anti-fraud field

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Educator Member Benefits
  • Discounted Event Registrations
  • Discounted CFE Exam Prep Course
  • Educators Online Discussion Forum
  • and more...

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Student Member Benefits
  • Reduced membership dues
  • Special student pricing for the CFE Exam Prep Course
  • Comprehensive Career Center

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Certification Requirements

Position yourself at the forefront of your profession by becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Denoting proven expertise in fraud prevention and detection, the CFE credential is recognized in the hiring and promotion policies of leading organizations around the world.

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The CFE Exam

To earn the CFE credential, an individual must pass an exam that focuses on the four major disciplines that comprise the fraud examination body of knowledge: Fraud Prevention & Deterrence, Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes, Investigation and Law.


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