Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Northwest Arkansas Chapter
The Association is a multi-faceted organization consisting of Investigators, Law Enforcement, Certified Public Accountants, Auditors, Loss Prevention Personnel, Attorneys and related Security Professionals.
It is dedicated to fighting fraud and white collar crime by presenting programs and seminars designed to assist in the detection and prevention of fraud.
In addition, the Northwest Arkansas Chapter, with its diverse professional membership, provides an excellent environment for networking opportunities.
Training and Education
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 60,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.
How it Started
Based in Austin, Texas, the ACFE was founded in 1988 by preeminent fraud expert and author, Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA. Dr. Wells’ insight as an accountant-turned-FBI agent led to the formation of a common body of knowledge known today as fraud examination.