Ketel Thorstenson, LLP congratulates Nina Braun, CPA, Partner, on obtaining the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, has awarded Braun with this credential. In order to become a CFE, Braun has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE.

Braun, a 2000 graduate of Georgetown and 2001 Masters graduate from the University of Southern California, began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She started at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP in 2005 and became partner in 2011.

Braun has successfully met the ACFE’s character, experience and education requirements for the CFE credential, and has demonstrated knowledge in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence, Legal Elements of Fraud and Fraud Investigation.

Braun joins the ranks of business and government professionals worldwide who have also earned the CFE certification.

CFEs have the ability to: examine data and records to detect and trace fraudulent transactions; interview suspects to obtain information and confessions; write investigation reports; advise clients as to their findings; testify at trial; understand the law as it relates to fraud and fraud investigations; and identify the underlying factors that motivate individuals to commit fraud. CFEs on six continents have investigated more than 1 million suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.

About the ACFE

The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 55,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

If you have questions about fraud prevention or resolution, or about this credential Braun can be reached directly at 605-718-3571.