The Greater Milwaukee Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) would like to welcome you to our website! Please consider us in your development as an anti-fraud professional.
The national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and parent to the Greater Milwaukee Chapter was established in 1988 and is based in Austin, Texas. The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 70,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Each member of the ACFE with a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation has earned certification after a rigorous qualification process.
Certified Fraud Examiners come from various professions including auditors, accountants, finance professionals, fraud investigators, security and loss prevention specialists, attorneys, educators and criminologists. CFEs gather evidence, take statements, write reports, and assist in investigating fraud in its varied forms. CFEs are employed by many major corporations, government agencies, consulting firms and investigative service organizations.
The ACFE sponsors more than 110 local chapters worldwide. CFEs in over 100 countries on six continents have investigated more than 1,000,000 suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.
Criminologist and former FBI agent Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, is Chairman and founder of the ACFE, as well as an advisory member of the Board of Regents. James D. Ratley, CFE, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the ACFE. Ratley is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Bank Director Education and Visiting Scholar at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
The ACFE serves its members with a staff of approximately 50 dedicated professionals in Austin, Texas.
Greater Milwaukee Chapter of the ACFE chapter holds meeting and events throughout the year. Please join us to expand your professional network and learn about the prevention and detection of fraud.
ACFE chapters are organized by members who reside in a particular geographic region (i.e. a city or country) and share an interest in the detection and deterrence of fraud. Chapters act as local representatives of the ACFE, providing continued support for members worldwide. Take advantage of this resource and enjoy benefits.
Join your local chapter and get involved today.