Dear ACFE Greater Chicago Members
The Chicago Chapter of the ACFE will be having elections
this year to fill the following posts. The open posts will be President, Vice
President, Director-at-Large/Training Director, and Director-at-Large. These
positions will be appointed as of July 1, 2013. Anyone interested in running
must be a CFE in good standing and a member of National as well as the local
chapter. Interested parties should submit their names to Paul Bilotta via email
This submission must be done no later than close of business on March 29, 2013.
Welcome to Greater
Chicago Chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Greater Chicago Chapter of the Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners (ACFE) would like to welcome you to our website. Please use it in your development as an
The national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
and parent to the Greater Chicago Chapter was established in 1988 and is based
in Austin, Texas. The ACFE is the world's
largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and
education. Together with nearly 60,000
members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public
confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Each member of the ACFE with a Certified
Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation has earned certification after a rigorous
Certified Fraud Examiners come from various
professions, including auditors, accountants, finance professionals, fraud
investigators, security and loss prevention specialists, attorneys, educators
and criminologists. CFEs gather evidence, take statements,
write reports, and assist in investigating fraud in its varied forms. CFEs are employed by many major corporations,
government agencies, consulting firms and investigative service organizations.
The ACFE sponsors more than 110 local
worldwide. CFEs in over 100 countries
on six continents have investigated more than 1,000,000 suspected cases of
civil and criminal fraud.
Criminologist and former FBI agent Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, is Chairman and founder
of the ACFE, as well as an advisory member of the Board of Regents. James
D. Ratley, CFE, is President and Chief Executive Officer of the ACFE.
Ratley is also a member
of the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Bank Director Education and
Visiting Scholar at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
The ACFE serves its members with a staff of approximately 50
dedicated professionals in Austin, Texas.
The Greater Chicago Chapter of the ACFE chapter holds
meeting and events throughout the year.
Please join us to expand your professional network and learn about the
prevention and detection of fraud.
WE ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT OUR 2012 PARTICIPATING
The mission of the Greater Chicago Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners is to promote the increase of knowledge of fraud examination
and maintain the practice standards set forth by the ACFE within the scope of
practice of fraud examiners and prospective fraud examiners through educational
seminars; to provide opportunities to all members to earn Continuing
Professional Education hours required for yearly compliance to maintain the
Fraud Examiner certification; to support and mentor future fraud examiners
wishing to acquire professional certification; by maintaining and administering
The Dan Sprehe Scholarship Fund;
maintain and promote a social as well as a professional organization; and
promote the morale and unity of all Greater Chicago Chapter Association of
Certified Fraud Examiner members.