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Financial Crimes Investigation

Hours: 16
Tuition: $149


Program Information:

This 2 day course is designed to assist Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Financial Crime Analysts and Investigators with an understanding of the various types of financial crimes that continue to plague our society. Topics will include Identity Theft, Check Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Debit Card Fraud (“Crackin Cards”), ATM Skimming, Prepaid Debit Cards, Tax Refund Fraud, Mortgage Fraud, Mail Theft, along with other current fraud trends. This course will provide the student with the necessary materials and sources of information to assist in their investigation and aid victims of Financial Crimes. Case studies and case scenarios will be presented to assist the student preparing investigations for prosecution.

• Students will learn how to identify the Point of Compromise (POC) as part of identity theft investigations.
• Recognize the various types of credit card fraud: Counterfeiting and ATM Skimming, Merchant Fraud, Unauthorized Use of Credit Cards and NRI (Non Received credit cards stolen from mail)
• The student will be provided a network of contacts and sources of information as helpful tools in their investigations such as the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI)
• Have a better understanding of how various bank fraud schemes operate, i.e., new account fraud, split deposits, “crackin cards”
• Gain an understanding of state and federal violations that can be used to charge individuals criminally.
• Participate in a financial crimes investigative scenario from initial arrest, gathering of evidence, interviewing witnesses and victims, and having a better understanding of preparing investigations for prosecution
• Students will interact with knowledgeable guest speakers from law enforcement agencies and Financial Crimes industry.

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

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Fax: (630) 942-3766


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