Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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NEWS: FOR IMMEDIATE
Erica Carson-Brown Earns CFE Credential
Austin, TX – April 24, 2015 — The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s
largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, is pleased to
award Erica Carson-Brown, of Charlotte, NC, the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
credential. In order to become a CFE, Carson-Brown has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a
rigorous exam administered by the ACFE.
Carson-Brown has successfully met the ACFE’s character, experience and education requirements for
the CFE credential, and has demonstrated knowledge in four areas critical to the fight against fraud:
Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence, Legal Elements of Fraud and
Carson-Brown joins the ranks of business and government professionals worldwide who have also
earned the CFE certification. Carson-Brown is currently a CPA for the Department of Treasury in
CFEs have the ability to: examine data and records to detect and trace fraudulent transactions;
interview suspects to obtain information and confessions; write investigation reports; advise clients as
to their findings; testify at trial; understand the law as it relates to fraud and fraud investigations; and
identify the underlying factors that motivate individuals to commit fraud. CFEs on six continents have
investigated more than 1 million suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.
About the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Founded in 1988, the ACFE is celebrating its 25th anniversary as the world’s largest anti-fraud
organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 75,000
members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the
integrity and objectivity within the profession. For more information, visit ACFE.com.