CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (CFE)

The anti-fraud industry is constantly evolving. Because of this, CFEs are required to obtain CPE credit hours to stay current with the latest developments in the field.
 
MY-CPE LLC is approved by NASBA and has effectively met the standards set up by The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) so all myCPE courses are eligible for ACFE Credits. and it offers Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE). We are focused on providing quality continuing education to Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) content that incorporates the qualified subject areas. Our NASBA-approved CPE courses are authored/reviewed by industry specialists and subject matter experts.  All our courses are designed in a way to ensure that courses meet your continuing education requirements.
 
CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (CFE) CPE REQUIREMENT OVERVIEW

CPE Requirements
20 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) every 12 months
License Renewal Period
Renew CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month every year
CPE Reporting Cycle
Reporting Cycle is based on the anniversary month
Ethics Requirement
2 hours of Ethics
Carry Over Credits
If you have earned more than 20 hours of CPE in your previous reporting period, you may roll over up to 10 of these hours to meet your current CPE requirements. CPE earned before earning your CFE credential is not eligible for rollover. This includes any CPE earned from the CFE Exam Prep Course or the live CFE Exam Review Course.

Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) are required to complete at least 20 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) every 12-month period out of which at least 10 of these hours must relate directly to the detection and deterrence of fraud. Many of our programs in Live and Self-Study are approved for continuing education for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Here is myCPE Package for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) that meets all of your annual continuing education requirements in one go.

There are 2 hours of Ethics requirements for a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
CLICK HERE for the ethics webinar.

Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) are required to renew CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month every year.

The CPE reporting cycle is based on the anniversary month.

Here is a link to the ACFE website to access FAQs on CPE Requirement and Regulations for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).


Following are the qualifying subject areas:

  • Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes
  • Law Related to Fraud
  • Investigation Techniques
  • Fraud Prevention and Deterrence
  • Ethics related course

If CPE credit does not fall within one of the subject areas listed above, it may be claimed as non-fraud and non-ethics-related credit:

  1. Accounting
  2. Accounting (Governmental)
  3. Auditing
  4. Auditing (Governmental)
  5. Business Law
  6. Business Management and Organization
  7. Communications and Marketing
  8. Computer Software and Applications
  9. Economics
  10. Finance
  11. Information Technology
  12. Management Services
  13. Personal Development
  14. Personnel/Human Resources
  15. Production
  16. Specialized Knowledge
  17. Statistics
  18. Taxes

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myCPE Package for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)  meets all the CPE requirements of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

No, there are no minimum CPE requirements in a particular subject area.

Qualifying activities are:

  • College Course Credit
  • In-House Training
  • Self-Study Credit
  • Instructor Credit (Maximum of 10 CPE Credits per Year)
  • Author Credit (Maximum of 10 CPE Credits per Year)
  • Meeting Credit (Maximum of 10 CPE Credits per Year)

CFE license holders are required to pay renewal fees to renew the Certified Fraud Examiner license.

A certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) can complete 100% of the total required CPE credits hours via self-study courses. i.e., a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) can complete all 20 hours via self-study courses from NASBA-approved CE sponsors as myCPE is approved by NASBA (Sponsor id 143597). Our CFE Packages are 100% compliant with that requirement.

Yes, the Short video (Nano learning) method is approved for the CPE requirements of the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). AICPA accepts NASBA-sponsored CPE.

If you have earned more than 20 hours of CPE in your previous reporting period, you may roll over up to 10 of these hours to meet your current CPE requirements. CPE earned prior to earning your CFE credential is not eligible for rollover. This includes any CPE earned from the CFE Exam Prep Course or the live CFE Exam Review Course.

Any member who is unable to demonstrate CPE compliance is subject to suspension. CFEs can apply for a CPE deadline extension via their account at ACFE.com or by contacting a Member Services Representative. Special circumstances preventing CFEs from complying may exempt them from their CPE requirements and are handled on a case by case basis. A written request must be sent to the ACFE citing special circumstances that make CPE compliance impossible. Any member who is found to have made a false certification may be subject to discipline including expulsion from the ACFE.

If the credential holder is newly credentialed, CPE does not need to be completed until the year following receipt of the credential.

Proof of CPE must be retained for three years. This includes supporting documents for the CPE credit you earn, such as CPE certificates.

CPE documentation must include:

  • Name of attendee
  • Course Description
  • Course Sponsor name
  • Number of CPE hours earned
  • Date of Course

The ACFE will not accept the following for CPE documentation:

  • Registration forms
  • Paid invoices
  • Course syllabi
  • PowerPoint presentation slides

CFEs are required to certify CPE compliance by the end of your anniversary month, which is the month your membership is renewed each year.

myCPE provides courses that are approved for continuing education credits by NASBA. Based on the guidelines issued by these boards regarding Continuing Education Requirements, we recommend the programs/ webinars to be suitable for NASBA specified in each webinar. However, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to ensure that they are eligible for the Continuing Education Credits based on their occupation/ job profile, knowledge requirements as well as guidelines laid down by their regulatory board before registering for the webinars.

CLICK HERE to view the ACFE website for CPE requirements for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

myCPE APPROVALS

Approved By
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) 143597
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) GEHNZ
California Tax Education Council (CTEC) 6273
Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP) 8061
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) RP5359
Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) 714694
FP Canada CE17222
American Payroll Association (APA) 372961
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) 010556
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) 158002756
New York State Board of Public Accountancy (NYSPA) 002976
Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Approved
Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) Approved
Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) Approved
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Approved
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) Approved

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