A&D Forensics has partnered with Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Lagos Chapter in Nigeria to train Fraud Examiners on Cryptocurrency Investigations and Compliance. The Partnership was signed this October between the two parties duly represented by Mr. Adedeji Owonibi, Senior Partner, A&D Forensics and Mr. Don Ogbonnaya, President, ACFE Lagos Chapter #201.
About A&D Forensics
A&D Forensics is Africa’s leading blockchain intelligence service provider. As a blockchain & digital forensic firm, A&D Forensics provides comprehensive, world-class, affordable, value-adding professional blockchain forensic services to clients. The Blockchain Intelligence Service Provider, which is Chainalysis’s Africa’s first investigative partner has also partnered with more blockchain analytic firms like Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG), for Cryptocurency Investigation Trainings.
Before now, A&D Forensics has trained Law Enforcement Agents, Private Investigators, Auditors, Fraud Examiners and Compliance Officers on Cryptocurrency Investigations and Compliance. These trainings include the Certified Cryptocurrency Investigation Training CCI from our partner Blockchain Intelligence Group and the Certified Cryptocurrency Compliance Specialist Course, (3CS), are offered on-site while leveraging on the different blockchain analytic tools at A&D Forensics Lab. In order to expand these trainings across more Fraud Examiners, Law Enforcements, and Participants, A&D Forensics partnered with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Lagos Chapter.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization. By delivering best-in-class training, offering the CFE credential and fostering a dynamic, global community of anti-fraud professionals, the ACFE is reducing fraud and corruption worldwide. ACFE Lagos chapter is a local representative of the ACFE in Lagos, Nigeria, providing continued support for members nationwide. Members of the ACFE Lagos Chapter are dedicated Certified Fraud Examiners residing in Nigeria and share an interest in the detection and deterrence of fraud.
A&D Forensics Partners with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Lagos Chapter
With the increasing popularity of cryptocurrencies and the rise in cryptocurrency frauds, the ACFE Lagos Chapter has decided to upskill its members with certification trainings in cryptocurrency investigation and compliance. The CCI training from BIG will equip ACFE members to adequately trace and investigate cryptocurrency related crimes. Also, the 3CS training teaches fraud examiners practical ways to enforce compliance, which includes the FATF Travel Rule and keep bad actors away from cryptocurrency platforms.
Adedeji Owonibi, Senior Partner at A&D Forensics who is a Certified Fraud Examiner himself, stated: “Both ACFE and A&D Forensics are devoted to equipping fraud examiners, private investigators, law enforcement, compliance officers with the best skill and approach towards mitigating fraud both in the traditional finance and Web 3 Ecosystems.” “By partnering with ACFE, we’re delivering the investigative and compliance technology that the African cryptocurrency ecosystem needs to fully comprehend blockchain activities.”
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