Who We Are
The Association is a Canadian non-profit accrediting organization responsible for administering the Certified Forensic Investigators' programme in Canada.
The Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada (ACFI) also provides services such as seminars, conferences, specialized training, networking, periodic e-newsletters, as well as a web site with articles and educational tools to assist members and others with a comprehensive guide to aid in understanding and dealing with fraud and its related issues.
The objective and/or purpose
The purpose of the Association is to promote the Certified Forensic Investigator (CFI) designation in Canada amongst its members and to the public as a symbol of the highest standard of excellence in its field for the benefit of the public in service to its members.
The ACFI also promotes and fosters a national forum and governing body for the affiliation of professionals who offer to the public, governments and employers, their expertise in the area of fraud prevention, detection and investigation, as well as liaison with other non-profit associations for the purpose of promulgating fraud awareness.
In essence the Association provides a meeting place where CFI practitioners, who are engaged in law enforcement, forensic & investigative accounting, law, auditing and other related fields, can meet with each other as well as others to discuss fraud related issues.