The national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and parent to the Slovakia 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 over 75,000 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 170 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.