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International Training and Technical Assistance (ITA)
for Bank Supervisors

Financial Crimes Seminar, Session 1Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) and Other Agency Courses

Type of Participant Targeted

The Financial Crimes Seminar is offered to commissioned safety and soundness examiners.



Course Overview

The Financial Crimes Seminar provides commissioned examiners with a higher level of knowledge of fraudulent schemes and insider abuses. The seminar is designed to provide insight and information on a variety of current and emerging financial crime-related topics. Presenters may include staff from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Department of Justice, and various regulatory agencies. Industry specialists, accountants, and attorneys may also serve as presenters.

Topics vary from year to year based on feedback from prior participants, regulatory changes, and discussions with an interagency development group.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this 3-1/2-day seminar, the seminar participants should have a heightened awareness of

  • Current financial crimes impacting financial institutions
  • Red flags of mortgage fraud
  • Potential insider abuse
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Examiner insights to uncovering fraud
  • Current trends in cyber crimes and payment systems risk
  • Fidelity Bond coverage

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Last update: March 1, 2016