Welcome to ACFE Connecticut

Welcome to the Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' new website!  We hope you enjoy the content and information contained here.  On this site you can do everything from read the most current newsletter, obtain information on upcoming Chapter events, renew dues, become a new member or register for Chapter events.  As always, if you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact any of the Board members.

Our Chapter, established in 1992, is a local chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners has over 50,000 members worldwide.  Our Chapter provides timely localized training and networking opportunities to our members in order to assist them with obtaining the required continuing professional education requirements of the Certified Fraud Examiner certification.  It is comprised of members from several different industries including public accounting, finance, law enforcement, medical, insurance, banking, education, government and legal.



Fraud 101 Joint Training
This half-day training is a good intro course for new/beginner auditors as well as a great brush-up for more seasoned professionals
March 14, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
CTCPA Facility
716 Brook Street Suite #100
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

$125.00 Non-Member Ticket
$100.00 Earlybird rate before February 15

$100.00 Member Ticket
$80.00 Earlybird rate before February 15


This half day training is a good intro course for new/beginner auditors as well as a great brush-up for more seasoned professionals. The topics that will be covered in this training are as follows: 

  • What Is Fraud?
  • The Fraud Triangle
  • Cost of Fraud
  • Common Fraud Schemes
  • Interviewing, Lying & Deception
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Corruption & the FCPA/UKBA


Speaker: Phil Benvenuti

Phil Benvenuti has over 25 years of experience in internal auditing and fraud investigation.  He is currently the Sr. Director of Internal Audit at Pegasystems, Inc., a publicly traded, international software company headquartered in Cambridge, MA.  He was previously employed by MetLife, Fallon Health and the Hanover Insurance Companies, serving in staff and managerial capacities within the internal audit and fraud investigation functions of these organizations.  He also currently serves as adjunct faculty at Assumption College in Worcester, MA, where he teaches Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting courses in the MBA and Undergraduate programs.   He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and was previously on the board of the ACFE RI Chapter, serving as their President for 3 years.