FAQs

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What is the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners?

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 75,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

What is the CFE Credential?

The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential denotes proven 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 help protect the global economy by uncovering fraud and implementing processes to prevent fraud from occurring in the first place.

What steps should I take to begin the process of becoming a CFE?

ACFE membership is open to individuals of all job functions, industries and levels of experience who are interested in the prevention, detection and deterrence of fraud. For more information about the membership and CFE requirements, visit acfe.com or contact them at (512) 478-9000 or via email at MemberServices@ACFE.com

Do I have to be a member of the National ACFE to join Charlotte Chapter?

Yes, you must be a member in good standing of the ACFE in order to hold the CFE or Associate level membership of the chapter.  This requirement does not apply to Student or Affiliate/Guest memberships.

Do I have to be a CFE to join the Charlotte Chapter?

No, a member does NOT have to be a CFE to belong to the chapter.  Visit our Become a Member page for details on how to join.

I no longer can attend a Charlotte Area Chapter event for which I have pre-registered and paid. Is the registration fee refundable?

Yes, provided notice of cancellation is received within the cancellation period for the event. No-shows will be unrefundable.

Are membership fees refundable?

Membership dues are paid on a yearly basis. Thus, they may only be refunded if the request is received PRIOR to the start of the next membership year for which you have paid. Please contact membership@acfe-charlotte.org for assistance.

How do I update my contact information for the Charlotte Chapter?

To update your contact information please use the email address provided on the Contact Us page.