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 Nicole H. Genis, of Warren, the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. In order to become a CFE, Ms. Genis has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE.
Genis 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.
Genis joins the ranks of business and government professionals worldwide who have also earned the CFE certification. She is currently an Internal Auditor for Northwest Savings Bank in its corporate headquarters in Warren. She joined Northwest in 2008 after graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
Nicole H. Genis
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.