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CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (CFE) Definition & Legal Meaning

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A fraud investigator. Certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners after passing a board exam. Continuing education requirements keep CFEs up-to-date. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, located in Austin, Texas, is the largest anti-fraud organization in the world and has operated since 1988.


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