ACFE Mission

The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence. To accomplish our mission, the ACFE:

  1. Provides bona fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners through administration of the CFE Examination
  2. Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education
  3. Requires Certified Fraud Examiners to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics
  4. Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business, government and academic institutions
  5. Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners