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Maryland Chapter 21 of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

MD Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Welcome to ACFE MD Chapter 21

ACFE Maryland Chapter #21 is the primary nonprofit resource for fraud awareness training in our state. Members in our area share an interest in the detection and deterrence of fraud. In Maryland the Chapter acts as the local representative of the ACFE, the the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Find out more about the ACFE and certified fraud examiners at their website.





 September 9, 2021 at Martin's West

Cellular Security, Internet Profiling, and Intelligence Gathering

The Chapter will provide 4 NASBA-approved CPEs at a very low cost to you! 

Register Now! Details at our

web page.

Upcoming events

Election Postponed in 2021

After seeking comments from the membership, the Board decided to postpone Chapter elections in 2021 due to Covid-19. The election process will resume in the spring of 2022.



Please remember that annual membership began January 1 and  there's still time to enjoy most of the Chapter's year. This Chapter has some of the most reasonable membership fees in the nation. If you wish to become a member or to renew membership, please examine our fee schedule and a link to the membership process at the bottom of this web page. CFEs, associates, and education and student affiliates are welcome.

The Maryland Chapter's Meeting in september 2021 Provides An Engaging Speaker, An Important subject, and 4 cpes. join us in-person or via the web.

 Monthly Fraud Talk Podcast

Listen to ACFE's monthly podcast where they break down case studies, talk with the industry's leading experts, and provide tools to spot, fight and prevent fraud. Available at ACFE's web site, the latest feature is

A Conversation With the "Original Internet Godfather""

Fraud Related Bills Become Maryland Law in 2021

The following fraud-related bills passed both Chambers in 2021. The Governor signed HB0756 and SB0327. All bills are at Maryland General Assembly Search.  HB0804 was enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 515. Details at Maryland General Assembly Bills Enacted.


HB0756 (SB0922)

Office of Legislative Audits – Acceptance and Investigation of Allegations of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse


HB0804 (SB0916)

Whistleblower Reward Program and Statute of Limitations for Tax Collections.



Civil Actions - Financial Exploitation of Susceptible Adults and Older Adults (Maryland SAFE Act)

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    Dr. Kresse, AKA "Professor Fraud," at ACFE's Global Fraud Conference June 23, 2021:

    "Confidence in elections would be improved if people knew CFEs were involved."


    Investigate Allegations of Financial Exploitation

    The Office of Adult Services - Social Services Administration of the Maryland Department of Human Services is asking for assistance.

    Social Workers located throughout Maryland’s 23 jurisdictions conduct Adult Protective Services investigations involving allegations of financial exploitation involving seniors/vulnerable adults. On the occasions when they are able to secure bank and other financial records in the course of an investigation, they are sometimes in need of expertise in analyzing these records. For information about this volunteer opportunity, please contact:

    Cathy A. Dryden, Esq. Assistant Attorney General

    Saratoga State Center

    311 West Saratoga Street,

    Suite 1015 Baltimore, Maryland 20101

    Ph: 410-767-7726

    Email: cathy.dryden@maryland.gov

    Advantages of Chapter membership include the following:

    • Gain valuable training, continuing education credits, and networking at quarterly meetings and the Chapter's annual conference. 
    • Support Maryland students in higher education studying fraud prevention and detection. 
    • Help develop fraud awareness in Maryland.

    Join for the first time or renew as a
    Certified or Associate or Affiliate Member

    New Member

    Renew Membership

    A Chapter of the Year Award Winner!

    The ACFE annually presents the Chapter of the Year Award to the chapter that has gone above and beyond to grow and serve its membership. The Maryland Chapter received the award in 2015. We continue to strive at that mission.

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