Who We Are

GLOBAL ORGANIZATION
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 70,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

Based in Austin, Texas, the ACFE (an American Association) was founded in 1988 by preeminent fraud expert and author, Dr. Joseph T. Wells. Dr. Wells’ insight as an accountant-turned-FBI agent led to the formation of a common body of knowledge known today as fraud examination.


CHAPTER ORGANIZATION
The ACFE Lebanon Chapter is organized by ACFE members who reside in Lebanon and share an interest in the detection and deterrence of fraud.
The ACFE Lebanon Chapter (a Lebanese Association, founded in 2013 as Chapter No. 176) is one of more than 190 ACFE Chapters worldwide and acts as local representative of the ACFE USA, providing continued support for ACFE members residing in Lebanon.


CHAPTER MISSION
The mission of the ACFE Lebanon Chapter is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist its Members in fraud detection and deterrence. To perform its mission, the Chapter’s objectives are to:
  • Create awareness of the CFE credential in Lebanon.
  • Serve the community through public education.
  • Form liaisons with other professional organizations, business corporations and  law enforcement.
  • Contribute to common body of knowledge which involves investigation of fraud, criminology and ethics for fraud examiners, and fraudulent financial transactions and fraud schemes.
  • Provide training to its members and other professionals in the fraud examination field.

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES
The ACFE Lebanon Chapter primarily:
  • Serves as networking platform: Opportunity to connect and collaborate with other anti-fraud professionals in Lebanon and worldwide, in addition to participating in local programs and events that promote awareness of the profession.
  • Provides quality events and training: Fulfillment of continuing education requirements. All local Chapter Luncheons, Seminars and Workshops are planned by fellow ACFE members and focus on the latest fraud topics.
  • Promotes fraud awareness:  Rewarding opportunities to promote the importance of fraud prevention and detection and address the fraud-related needs of local community.

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Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Lebanon Chapter  
PO BOX: 45-329 Beirut - Lebanon
Direct: +961 3 999 002 | +961 3 957 359
Email:  info@acfelebanon.org