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About the ACFE

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 85,000 certified members globally, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.
The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in its detection and deterrence. To accomplish our mission, the ACFE: 

  • Provides bona-fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners through administration of the CFE Examination

  • Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education

  • Requires Certified Fraud Examiners to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics

  • Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business, government and academic institutions

  • Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners  

For additional information about the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, you can view the Web site at www.acfe.com.

About Our Chapter

A review of the government of Canada NUANS report indicates that “The Canadian Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) Inc.” (domiciled in Willowdale, Ontario) was created under the Canadian Business Corporations Act on September 30, 1991. This appears to be the first instance of an ACFE chapter in the Toronto area. (This registration was removed on March 1, 2000 in anticipation of a pending approval of an Ontario corporation noted in the following paragraph).

On November 18, 1999, an application for a proposed non-share corporation titled “ACFE Toronto Chapter Inc.” was received by the government of Ontario Companies Branch. This application was approved on March 9, 2000 as a non-share, non-profit entity under the Province of Ontario, assigned Corporation Number 1387030.

The ACFE Toronto Chapter Inc. was renamed the “Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter” on March 9, 2019 by the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services after a resolution authorizing this change was confirmed by the Board of Directors on January 23, 2019.

The ACFE-GTA Chapter is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency for remittance of the Canadian Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) under the Business Name of "ACFE - GTA Chapter" and an HST #: 131433971.

The Chapter is affiliated with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc., and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (A Non-Profit Corporation), both of Austin, Texas, (www.acfe.com).

The Chapter's Core Purpose is to advance the profession of economic crime and fraud prevention, detection, deterrence, education, and investigation, while serving the unique needs of our community, and bringing the best value to Certified Fraud Examiners in the Greater Toronto Area, Golden Horse region, South-Western & North-Western Ontario.

The Chapter provides Continuing Professional Education through training programs, seminars, webinars, conferences, networking, and outreach presentations to Certified Fraud Examiners. We have outreach programs for local universities and colleges, and where practicable, assist in educating citizens on topics concerning fraud awareness.

The Chapter maintains and builds upon its affiliation with the ACFE Global Headquarters in Austin, Texas; is committed to mutual cooperation with the ACFE Chapters in Canada and other like-minded professional associations; and partners with organizations and businesses, as well as colleges and universities to assist with Fraud Examination and Investigation Programs and provide career advisory help for students.

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