Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization for Anti-Financial Crime professionals. We support individuals and organizations who are dedicated to ending financial crime through thought leadership, continuing professional education, and our best-in-class peer network.
Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists
ACFCS was conceptualized by a group of esteemed representatives from regulatory, law enforcement, banking, securities firms and other institutions who concluded that financial crime prevention certifications and training were ready to evolve to meet the new reality of financial crime. They embraced the need for training with a broader focus, AML knowledge was no longer enough.
The result: ACFCS was borne along with its Certified Financial Crime Specialist, CFCS, examination covering a robust AML training program in addition to addressing cyber-crimes, fraud, bribery, corruption, tax evasion, sanctions, terrorist financing, compliance programs, asset recovery, crypto crimes, and investigations.