This course is hosted by NW3C.
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This two-day course will train students to identify investigative needs, practical tools and sources of information, and tools necessary to plan and execute effective financial investigations. This course begins with a description of the basic composition of elements within illicit financial networks and their vulnerabilities and will move through the role of critical actors operating within these networks and their efforts to manipulate legitimate financial and business systems. Course material will describe government, regulatory, and investigative activities within the United States and international partners that empower not only financial investigations, but also the structures to detect and report illicit actors and networks’ actions. The course includes considerations for investigation planning and promotion of creative thinking.
Key concepts in this course include:
• Recognize illicit network vulnerabilities
• Movement of money and messaging
• Bank Secrecy Act
• Examine value flow
• Fronts, shells, and shelf business
• Prepare for investigations
This course is eligible for ACFE, ACAMS, and ACFS certification continuing education hours.