ECCFIs mission statement

European Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigators (ECCFI) is a registered, non-profit association.


The purpose of ECCFI is to promote cyber security in Europe, especially secure payment methods. In addition to cyber security, the purpose is to assure online security by bringing together different authorities as well as the private sector security professionals. ECCFI promotes private public partnership and collaboration across borders.

Some of the following methods are ways to make Europe safer:

  • In the fight against organized crime, ECCFI works in accordance with the existing policies of the European Union and provides resources and operative help to the EU Member States and their authorities as well as Europol.

  • ECCFI  will arrange courses, meetings, lectures, seminars, discussions and related events.

  • Within itself ECCFI can form Working Groups of specific aims, such as tackling eCommerce Fraud, data breaches, money laundering and manipulation of new payment methods


ECCFI is a non-political association and its purpose is not to make profit for the association or to its members.

Become a member

If you want to enhance cooperation of Law Enforcement and the private sector in Europe, ECCFI is for you.

There are several types of membership for both individuals and legal entities:


1. Law Enforcement person member

  • Eligible persons: Law Enforcement officers who investigate cyber crime, financial crime or fraud, or are influencers or intelligence work professionals in their professional life.

  • Membership selection is made by the ECCFI board.

2. Private sector security professional person member

  • Eligible persons: Persons working for a private company and their expertize and duties are to enhance payments and cyber security and/or to reduce fraud and financial losses.

  • Membership fee for the private sector members is fifty euros per year.

  • Membership selection is made by the ECCFI board.

3. A support person member.

  • A person wishing to support ECCFI aims and objectives with financial support without expectation of any specific benefit.

  • Membership selection is made by the ECCFI board.


Legal entities:

1. Associate partner without funding

  • A non-profit or for-profit organization or company that supports the aims and objectives of ECCFI.

  • No funding for ECCFI given but resource and goal commitment promised.

  • A formal association contract will be undersigned by the Associate Partner and ECCFI.

2A Sponsor

  • A non-profit or for-profit association, agency, company or consortium giving funding to ECCFI without no specific expectation.

  • A formal contract will be undersigned by the Funding Partner and ECCFI.

  • Read more on sponsorship from here.

Why join ECCFI? >> Read more here.

Benefits of membership >> you can find from here

This is an overview of ECCFI rules without legal binding.

Full official rules apply. Those are available by contacting the ECCFI Board through the contact form.

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