ACFE Mission Statement

    The ACFE is the professional organization for fraud examiners. The mission of the ACFE is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime, and to assist the membership in its detection and deterrence.

    To accomplish its mission, the ACFE:

    1. Provides bona fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) through administration of the Uniform CFE Examination;

    2. Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education;

    3. Requires CFEs to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics;

    4. Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business and government; and

    5. Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners.

    The ACFE requires all chapter officers, directors, and members to acknowledge the Mission Statement of the ACFE and abide by the Code of Professional Ethics (see Appendix).


    Mission of Local Chapters

    • Serve the Community

    • Promote Member Interaction

    • Maintain a Membership Directory

    • Contribute to the Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK)

    Chapter BYLAWS