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Plank earns Certified Fraud Examiner credential


EDWARDSVILLE — The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, has awarded Jeremy Plank, of Wood River, the Certified Fraud Examiner credential. Plank met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE.

plank jeremyPlank had to demonstrate knowledge in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: fraudulent financial transactions, fraud prevention and deterrence, legal elements of fraud and fraud investigation.

Plank is currently a CPA with CJ Schlosser and Company, LLC in Edwardsville and Alton.

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.

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