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International Training & Assistance (ITA)
for Bank Supervisors

Financial Crimes Seminar, Session 3Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) 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 market abuses. The seminar also provides an overview of how a fraud case is investigated and documented.

The seminar topics reflect the current fraud environment in the financial industry. Instructors may include staff from the United States 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 instructors.

Topics are subject to change and may include

  • Mortgage fraud
  • Identity theft/cybercrimes
  • Embezzlement/insider fraud schemes
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Payment systems fraud
  • Other emerging financial crimes

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this 3 1/2-day seminar, the participant will have gained knowledge in

  • Current financial crimes impacting financial institutions
  • Red flags of mortgage fraud
  • Potential insider abuse

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Last update: March 2, 2012