Atty. Alexander B. Juliano, a CFE, CPA-Lawyer and Director-in-Charge of the Fraud Audit Office (FAO) of the Commission on Audit (COA), received the prestigious award for getting the highest score worldwide for the 2012 Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Exam.
<<< With him is ACFE’s Event Manager, Allan Bachman. The Walker Award is named for Morris R. "Red" Walker, CFE (1938-1989), a nationally-recognized fraud examiner.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) presented Atty. Juliano the Walker Award, which it awards annually to the person receiving the highest score in the annual CFE Exam. Atty. Juliano received his award last June 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA during ACFE’s Annual Global Fraud Conference. This great achievement of Atty. Juliano did not only bring honor and pride to the COA and our country but also put the Philippines in the map of the anti-fraud profession.
Atty. Juliano with his dedication in promoting anti-fraud programs made remarkable contributions in the amendment of various anti-fraud related COA circulars; development of the Integrated Risk Based Audit and Fraud Audit Manual of COA; drafting and finalization of the MOA between COA and the Office of the Ombudsman on Institutional Commitment to Winning Corruption Cases and the implementing guidelines thereof. His leadership qualities once more brought honor and pride to our country when he was sent as the representative of the COA in the 10th Research Project of the Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI) held in Shenzhen, China in December 2012. Atty. Juliano was appointed as Group Team Leader (comprising of representatives from Philippines, Korea, Jordan, Armenia and Bangladesh) in the Research Project on “Audit to Detect Fraud and Corruption: Evaluation of the Fight Against Corruption and Money Laundering.”
Atty. Juliano who came to COA in June 2000, graduated Cum Laude with a degree Bachelor of Science and Commerce Major in Accountancy at Araullo University and a graduate of Bachelor of Laws of the University of the East. In preparation for the CFE Examination, Atty. Juliano attended ACFE Philippines Chapter’s Facilitated Study Session (FSS).
Since 2010, ACFE Philippines has been conducting FSS to candidates for the CFE Examination. The FSS is designed to prepare anti-fraud professionals who want to take the certification exam. The passing rate has been 100% ever since the time the FSS started.