SEMCACFE is one of over 130 local chapters of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners based in Austin, Texas. The "Association", established in 1988, is an international, more than 50,000-member professional organization dedicated to fighting white-collar crime across the United States and throughout the world.
This organization is committed to further educating and training qualified individuals in the highly-specialized aspects of detecting, investigating and deterring fraud and white-collar crime.
Each member of the association who is granted the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation has earned certification after an extensive application process and upon passing the Uniform CFE Examination.
CFE’s come from various professions including auditors, accountants, fraud investigators, loss prevention specialists, law enforcement officers, attorneys, educators, criminologists, document examiners and more.
They gather evidence, take statements, write reports and investigate fraud in its various forms and where ever it exists.
CFE’s may be employed by corporations, government agencies, consulting and investigative entities/services, or individuals.