Association Of Certified Fraud Examiners

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DEFINITION of 'Association Of Certified Fraud Examiners'

An organization that was created to combat fraud and deception in business practices. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is a governing body of certified fraud examiners around the globe. The association provides its members with education, tools and training geared toward aiding its members in their efforts.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Association Of Certified Fraud Examiners'

Founded in 1988, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners boasts over 25,000 members and has chapters around the world. It is headquartered in both Europe and North America and works with a number of other fraud and law enforcement agencies. The association also offers the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner.

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