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ACFE Maryland Chapter #21 is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

2020 Upcoming Meetings

January 16, 2020

Leslie Kirsch, CFE, CISA, CIDA
Director, Central Analytics at WithumSmith + Brown, PC

Leslie will be discussing data analytics and tips for rolling out a stronger data analytics function in your organization. She will cover different types of analytics, the common tools for audit/investigative environments, and the common pitfalls for new analysts. She will also include an exercise for participants to brainstorm a data analytic procedure relevant to an ongoing engagement.

March 19, 2020
July 16, 2020
September 18, 2020

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

FRAUD CONFERENCE April 27 & 28, 2020

Conference information coming soon!

Latest News


Chapter Awards Scholarship at Stevenson University

Chapter Awards Scholarship at Stevenson University

Robert Hauf, the Chapter's Vice President, presented a scholarship to Rachelle Stanley, a student in the Forensic Studies Program at Stevenson University, on Nov. 12, 2019. More than 50 Chapter members, friends, and associates, along with students, faculty, and administrators attended the breakfast event at Stevenson University's Owings Mills campus. Jim Kern, CPA, CFE, CVA, leader of theForensics & Litigation Support Group for the accounting firm of Gross Mendelsohn, provided a presentation. In addition, Charlie Wilhelm and Joan Jacobson discussed their book “Wised Up," which was followed by a book signing.

Chapter Assisted ACFE Training in Baltimore

Volunteers from the Chapter's Board of Directors provided administrative support at ACFE's training program in Baltimore Oct. 30 through Nov. 1.  ACFE's lecturers on legal aspects of fraud and  interviewing skills trained more than 50 participants from across the country and other nations gathered at the Hilton Baltimore. Board Members Robert Hauf, Heather McLaughlin, Regina Miante, and Daniel Semick represented the Chapter at the event.

Board Members at Shore Fraud Conference

Several members of the Chapter's Board attended the Shore Fraud Conference at Salisbury University Nov. 22, 2019. They joined a number of other participants from Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia who heard from James Rathley, president emeritus of ACFE, and other speakers.  Also, on this occasion the Chapter provided a donation to the University's Fraud and Forensic Accounting Program.

This Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is Maryland's
nonprofit resource for professional fraud fighters

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.

Whether you want to renew or join for the first time as a Certified or Associate or Affiliate Member of our Chapter, click below to do so:

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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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