Certified Fraud Investigator. Get Certified

Fraud is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the world today. And with the rise of digital technology, it's become even easier for criminals to deceive and steal from businesses and individuals alike. Fraudsters are getting smarter and more sophisticated. But there's hope. Become a Certified Fraud Investigator. Our program is designed to give you the tools and knowledge you need to fight fraud and protect yourself and your organization. You'll learn how to spot red flags, investigate suspicious activity, and gather evidence to build a case against perpetrators."

Format: Multiple choice
Language: English / French
Passing Score: 70%
Renewal: After 3 years
Exam mode: online & proctored based

Learning System

CFI Self-Study Exam Prep

$ 499.99
  • Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
  • CFI Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Hours of pre-recorded video courses
  • Study tips and exam techniques
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GECB CFI Certification Exams

$ 249.99
  • Your Exam is online and proctored based
  • Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
  • Get results immediately
  • Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
  • Use your premium certification right away
  • Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
  • You pay no additional costs for 3 years


CFI Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance Exam with Membership

$ 649.99
  • CFI Learning System and exam voucher
  • 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
  • Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included
  • CFI Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Hours of pre-recorded video courses
  • A digital badge and premium certificate
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


The Certified Fraud Investigator program is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to investigate and prevent fraud in a variety of industries. With the rise of digital technology and increasing sophistication of fraudsters, it’s more important than ever to have experts trained in the latest techniques and best practices for fraud detection and investigation.

Our program covers key topics such as fraud detection, investigation planning, evidence collection, interviewing, and reporting. Participants will learn how to identify red flags and warning signs, gather evidence, and build a strong case against perpetrators. The program has been developed by expert instructors with years of real-world experience in fraud investigation, and will provide hands-on training and support to help candidates develop their skills.

Upon completion of the program and passing our rigorous exam, participants will earn the Certified Fraud Investigator designation. This distinction sets them apart as experts in the field of fraud investigation, and demonstrates their commitment to ethical and professional standards.

Whether you’re looking to advance your career in the field of fraud investigation, or seeking to improve your organization’s ability to detect and prevent fraud, our Certified Fraud Investigator program is the right choice. Enroll today and join a community of professionals dedicated to fighting fraud and promoting integrity in business.

So don’t wait – enroll in our Certified Fraud Investigator program today, and take the first step toward a successful career in fraud investigation

Why getting certified

Here are a few reasons why getting certified in fraud investigation with the Certified Fraud Investigator program can benefit your career:

  1. Expertise: The program provides comprehensive training in fraud detection, investigation, and prevention. By completing the program and earning the Certified Fraud Investigator designation, you will demonstrate a high level of knowledge and expertise in the field.
  2. Professional credibility: The Certified Fraud Investigator designation is widely recognized and respected in the industry. It demonstrates to employers and clients that you have the skills and experience necessary to conduct thorough and effective fraud investigations.
  3. Career advancement: Certification can help you stand out in a crowded job market, and may open up new career opportunities. Many employers require or prefer certification when hiring for fraud investigation positions, and may offer promotions or salary increases for employees who earn the designation.
  4. Ethical standards: The program emphasizes the importance of ethics and integrity in fraud investigation. By earning the Certified Fraud Investigator designation, you demonstrate your commitment to upholding high ethical standards and promoting integrity in the workplace.
  5. Networking: The Certified Fraud Investigator program provides opportunities to network with other certified professionals in the field. You can connect with peers, share knowledge and best practices, and build relationships that may lead to new career opportunities or collaborations.

Overall, the Certified Fraud Investigator program can provide you with the skills, knowledge, and professional credibility needed to advance your career in fraud investigation.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for our Certified Fraud Investigator program, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Holding a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Having a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a related field, such as fraud investigation, forensic accounting, control or auditing
  • Provide professional references who can attest to their skills and experience
  • Participants may be subject to a background check by their professional references to ensure they have not been convicted of a crime related to fraud or financial misconduct.
  • Demonstrating advanced knowledge in fraud investigation, such as through Completion of an approved CFI training program or equivalent education
  • Passing score on the CFI certification exam.
  • Continuing education: Participants are required to complete continuing education courses or renew their certification periodically to ensure they stay up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in fraud investigation.

Pre requisite

  • One (1) or more years of practical experience in fraud or related fields
  • Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Application and exam

  • Step 1: Determine your eligibility
  • Step 2: Choose your learning option
  • Step 2: Purchase your CFI bundle
  • Step 3: Receive your personalized manual and study it deeply
  • Step 4: Schedule your exam (day and time)
  • Step 5: Get certified in case of successful completion
  • Step 6: Receive your digital badge and premium certificate suitable for framing
  • Step 7: Check your certification status at any time on the GECB website


Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. For your certification to remain active in our registry, you must simply demonstrate minimum Continuing Professional Education (CPEs) or development and pay the required recertification fees (149 USD for 3 years). A new premium digital certificate is then issued by our Global Certification Board.



Module 1 Introduction to Fraud Management
Module 2 Fraud Schemes
Module 3 Fraud Risk Management Program
Module 4 Fraud Prevention and Detection
Module 5 Fraud Investigation Process and Techniques
Module 6 Case Management and Reporting
Session 7 Fraud Risk Monitoring and Continuous Improvement
Session 8 Legal Aspects of Fraud Investigations
Module 9 Computer Forensics and Cybercrime Investigations
Session 10 Emerging Trends in Fraud Investigations

Learning options for any study style


Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.



Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.



Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.


Corporate and group

Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.