Press Release: VA – USA / Dubai, UAE – March 14, 2018

VA – USA / Dubai, UAE – March 15, 2018 – The Virginia Institute of Finance,, has signed an agreement with The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) as the Exclusive Authorized Trainer for the CFE Exam Review Course in Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Aiman S. Sadeq, CPA, MA, MCAS, Managing Director of Virginia Institute of Finance (VIF), said, “This designation is very timely given the increased interest of KSA firms in adopting global best practices. We believe that ACFE training is a logical next step for our KSA clients seeking to compete successfully in the global marketplace.”

“Education is one of the most powerful tools in preventing fraud,” said ACFE President and CEO Mr. Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA. “While fraud will unfortunately always be an issue that affects organizations around the world, the more people that know how to identify and examine fraud, the better chance we have to make it a thing of the past. By preparing individuals to become CFEs, the Virginia Institute of Finance is doing their part in this noble cause.”

The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Members of the ACFE also may obtain the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. This globally preferred certification indicates expertise in fraud prevention, deterrence, detection, and investigation. The ACFE oversees the CFE credential by setting standards for admission, administering the CFE examination, and maintaining and enforcing the ACFE Code of Professional Ethics.

Together with more than 80,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. The ACFE hosts conferences and seminars year-round while offering informative books and self-study courses written by leading practitioners to help members learn how and why fraud occurs and to build the skills needed to fight it effectively.

Virginia Institute of Finance is gearing up to run Public and In-House Preparation Courses in Saudi Arabia, specifically in Riyadh, Jeddah, Jubail, Dammam, Khobar, and Dhahran. Our target clients span many industries such as Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, Petrochemicals, Oil & Gas, Telecommunication, Government and Private Sector. For more information please visit

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