Certified Fraud Investigator
GECB - 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, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese | Questions: 100 | Duration: 120 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based | Renewal: After 3 years
- 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)
- Study tips and exam techniques
- Exam cost, not included
- 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
- Study materials, not included
- 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
- CFI Exam Content Manual (ECM)
- No additional costs for up 3 years
- 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 GECB 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.
- Expertise: The program provides comprehensive training in fraud detection, investigation, and prevention. By completing the program and earning the GECB Certified Fraud Investigator designation, you will demonstrate a high level of knowledge and expertise in the field.
- Professional credibility: Our 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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
- Participants may be required to 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 self-study or 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.
- 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 is highly recommended
Application and exam
- Step 1: Determine your eligibility
- Step 2: Choose your learning option
- Step 3: Purchase your CFI bundle
- Step 4: Prepare for your exam through self-study or take a GECB-approved preparation course
- Step 5: Schedule your exam. GECB exams take place 4 times a year, every end of term. Additional windows may be requested by GECB-recognized partners.
- Step 6: Get certified in case of successful completion and receive your digital badge and certificate
- Step 8: Shareable and globally accessible: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed and verified anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.
Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. To renew your designation, you need to provide proof of a minimum continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership to the GECB community of certified professionals by paying the required fees (149 USD). Your certification is then extended for three more years and a new premium digital certificate is issued by the GECB Certification Committee. No need to write the exam again.
- 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
2023 Exam Windows
- March 25 or 31
- June 24 or 30
- September 22 or 30
- December 22 or 30
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.