Association of Certified Fraud Specialists: Membership Overview

The Benefits of Becoming a Member

- Low-Cost, Anti-Fraud Training

- Career Development Tools

- Exclusive ACFS Publications

- National Conferences

- Networking Opportunities

The Many Ways to Get Involved as a Member

1. REGULAR MEMBERS (Certified)

These are individual anti-fraud professionals who have sought member program and have been granted the Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) designation.

2. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS (Non-Certified)

These are individual anti-fraud professionals who seek access to the publications, but are not yet certified.

3. STUDENT MEMBERS (Non-Certified Undergraduates)

These are college students who are actively enrolled full time, in an institution of higher education, in a fraud field of study that may now join the ACFS as a Student Member.

4. RETIRED (Non-Practicing CFS’s)

These are Certified Fraud Specialists (CFS’s) that are retiring from being active in the field but wish to remain actively involved in the ACFS.

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- Apply for membership with the ACFS

- Rewards for members

- View our awards and award winners

- Application fees and membership dues

- New and Newly Certified Members

The ACFS is a non-profit organization helping members who are public and private sector investigators, auditors, law enforcement, attorneys, and other risk management professionals CONNECT.

Why is this so critical?

The ability to innovate based on newly acquired knowledge is the key to helping both fraud prevention professionals and citizens help keep the companies they work for safe.

Client/employer trust and reliance are the core values of membership. Our members are nationally recognized as professionals who have not only met the standards required to work in our profession, but are also professionals who have been carefully evaluated by their professional peers and have been found to merit advanced standing. Our members are highly sought after by clients and employers who need a specialist to handle their fraud concerns.

With chapters forming across the nation, the ACFS brings its members access to low-cost anti-fraud training, networking opportunities, career development tools, exclusive ACFS publications and many other benefits.