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To be a Full Member of the Institute you need to be an Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist or be able to demonstrate suitable experience or qualifications.

If you have not yet qualified as an ACFS but are currently undergoing Foundation Level training, you can join as a Student Member.

If you have not attained the ACFS qualification but work within the counter fraud community and can demonstrate suitable experience or other qualifications you may still be eligible to join - please see the appropriate membership application form.

The members only AGM of the ICFS was held on 24 July 2014 at the Academy of Experts, 3 Grays Inn Square, London.  It was followed by an entertaining presentation from retired Detective Superintendent Russ Allen, dealing with the fine line between fraud and corruption, drawing on his experiences at the Fraud Squad and overseas working for the Botswana Anti-Corruption Commission and on United Nations counter-fraud initiatives.

ICFS writes to the Home Secretary to express concern on behalf of its members over the governments plans for regulating fraud investigators as well under proposed legislation in 2014 aimed at private investigators regulated by the SIA

November: NHS Scotland press release now in Members Downloads and Forum

The ICFS membership has agreed to open up membership of the Institute to those who have not necessarily attained the Accredited Counter Fraud qualification but who work in a counter-fraud or counter-corruption role and can provide evidence of relevant training and experience. Any suitably experienced and qualified person can now apply for 'full' membership of the ICFS. Please ensure you supply full background information as requested on the application form.

Our membership renewal period for 2014-2015 is now open