CFE’s Guide to a Successful Anti-Fraud Career

So, you have, or are working towards, earning your Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. Congratulations! Earning your CFE is a great segue to securing a plethora of jobs in the fraud fighting field, giving you a boost on your resume and skills to apply towards your job search. You are probably wondering how to make the most out of it and find the right job in the field. So, where do you start? That is where the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) comes in. The ACFE is not only here to help you attain your CFE credential, but to help…
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Navigating Dangerous Waters

Guest BloggerClarisse Persia, CFESince the 15th century, the maritime industry has flourished thanks to the trade of exotic spices and later the slave trade. In the 17th century the establishment of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), the world's first multinational corporation, privatized maritime trade, bringing the logic of profit to the seven seas. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development, in 2023 maritime trade accounted for over 80% of international trade, carried out by vessels flagged and owned by different countries and manned by international crews. The multiple jurisdictions involved and the distance to land contribute to…
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The FTC’s Battle Against Impersonation Fraud in the Digital Age

Laura Harris, CFE ACFE Research Specialist The days of the funny prank phone calls are over. Yes, our refrigerators are running. No, we do not need to catch them. Lately, we are more concerned about robocalls impersonating President Biden, or other government officials, sowing bad advice and/or attempting to scam any earnest listeners.  In February, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stated that it is “committed to using all of its tools to detect, deter and halt impersonation fraud” and opened up for commentary on a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPR). The proposed supplements would allow the FTC to more effectively…
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