Becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner will position you as a leader in the anti-fraud community and a specialist in the prevention and detection of fraud. The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential denotes expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. CFEs are trained to identify the warning signs and red flags that indicate evidence of fraud and fraud risk. CFEs around the world uncover fraud and implement processes to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place.The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, being the world’s largest anti-fraud organization, is dedicated to the single mission of reducing the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime through prevention, detection and education.
Becoming a CFE requires specific qualifications and is achieved by passing the CFE Exam.
The ACFE’s 2008 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals shows that CFEs earn 22% more than non-CFEs in similar positions.
Who is it addressed to:
- Police Officers
- Digital Security Executives
- Insurance Companies
- Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an institution of higher learning. No specific field of study is required OR
- Be a member of a professional recognized body i.e. ACCA, ICAEW, AIA etc OR
- Have at least 2 years of professional experience in a field either directly or indirectly related to the detection or deterrence of fraud.
The course consists of four papers:
- Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes
- Fraud Prevention and Detection
Note: The exam for all four papers must be sat within a one month period, hence Globaltraining run a revision phase for all four modules before the final exam.