About Us

    Welcome to New Mexico Chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    The New Mexico 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 anti-fraud professional.

    The national Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and parent to the New Mexico 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 over 70,000 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 qualification process.

    Certified Fraud Examiners come from various professions, including auditors, accountants, finance professionals, fraud investigators, Federal, state and local law enforcement, security and loss prevention specialists, attorneys, educators and criminologists. CFEs are employed by many major corporations, government agencies, accounting firms, consulting firms and investigative service organizations.

    The ACFE sponsors more than 110 local chapters worldwide. CFEs in over 100 countries on six continents have investigated more than 1,000,000 suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.

    The New Mexico Chapter of the ACFE chapter holds meeting and events throughout the year, please see our Events page for information about upcoming meetings and seminars. Please join us to expand your professional network and learn about the prevention and detection of fraud.

    The mission of the New Mexico 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; maintain and promote a social as well as a professional organization; and promote the morale and unity of all New Mexico Chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiner members.