Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The Report

Anti-fraud professionals, like the dedicated members of the ACFE, are vital to organizations around the world. The 2020 Report to Members provides some highlights of what our members have accomplished throughout the past year.

The Data

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  • 16,640 people joined the ACFE.
  • 6,115 people became Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).
  • 325 professionals contributed to the body of anti-fraud knowledge by writing articles for ACFE publications and speaking at ACFE events.
  • 1,300+ individuals and organizations signed up as official supporters of International Fraud Awareness Week.

Through it all I’ve seen you — our members — meet these unprecedented challenges head-on with tenacity and fortitude.

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Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA
President and CEO