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Maryland Chapter 21 of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

MD Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Welcome to AFCE 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.




Breakfast Speaker on Anti-Fraud Topics

 Please return to this section for information on when our  next breakfast meeting will occur.

All 2020 breakfast meetings at Martin's West begin with breakfast at 7:30 AM, followed by a speaker at 8 AM.

Upcoming events


The first Virtual Maryland Fraud Conference was historic. Thank you to those who attended in September 2020.


Please remember that annual membership begins January 1 each 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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Harford County Public Schools Seeks Applicants for Audit Committee

The Board of Education of Harford County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill one opening on the school system's Audit Committee. The purpose of the five-member committee is to assist the Board of Education in fulfilling its fiduciary oversight responsibilities. The committee serves as an independent and objective party to monitor the Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) financial reporting process and internal controls. The core function of the Audit Committee is to validate the internal auditors strategy, plan, and performance and seek assurance that action is taken where necessary. Submissions due by March 1. Details at HCPS Audit Committee Applicants.

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


FBI Career Opportunity for CFEs

Position:Forensic Accountant
Location: Nationwide
Preferred Certifications:CPA, CFE, CFF
Duration:Full Time / Permanent

See FBIjobs.gov

Fraud Magazine Features Our Former Chapter President


Alan E. Small, Ex Officio-Immediate Past President of the Maryland Chapter, ACFE, and Assistant Director, Internal Audit & Management Review, Morgan State University, is featured in the latest issue of Fraud Magazine. Read the interview by the editor-in-chief of ACFE’s January-February 2021 publication. The magazine is one of the perks of ACFE membership. Also, the Chapter's membership year started January 1, 2021. So it's time to join or rejoin our dynamic team now.

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    A Look Back At Some 2020 Maryland News


    Criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide through a variety of scams