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Welcome to the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

We are a not-for-profit professional organization wholly staffed by volunteers, whose primary mission is to promote fraud detection and deterrence through educational training programs, for both anti-fraud professionals and the interested public. We also host networking socials on a periodic basis, which give attendees an opportunity to have informal discussions with one another on topics of interest.  

Chapter members have a diverse professional background. Some of us are members of the Federal and state law enforcement community, and others  provide investigative, auditing, and consulting services to law firms and business enterprises, governmental and regulatory agencies. Those of us in the public sector are engaged in litigation support, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and fraud prevention services.

Membership in our chapter is open to Certified Fraud Examiners and Associate members of the ACFE, and others interested in fraud examination. If you would like more information about our organization, please feel free to contact us at

The ACFE, based in Austin, Texas, is an international organization whose mission is to reduce the incidence of white-collar crime and assist in the detection and deterrence of fraud. Since its inception in 1988, the ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 55,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

The chapter was incorporated in 1991 and is one of more than 100 chapters officially recognized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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