Masterclass in Fraud Investigations
Advanced Forensics and AML program

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Course Overview

Fraud and Corruption is costing corporations and government 5% of revenue or spend, according to the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners). This equates to US$4 trillion per year. This is a worldwide epidemic and can only be tackled by effective Fraud Risk Management. The most effective way to manage and combat Fraud is to train fraud fighters and employees in identifying key indicators of fraud and in the latest techniques for identifying, investigation and managing fraud risk. This course will equip you to manage and fight fraud and be a part of the process to reduce the impact on organisations, whilst assisting you in positive career advancement.

Key Takeaways

To be able to return to work and immediately identify key characteristics of fraud and corruption risk.
To be updated on Current Fraud Trends, and the latest investigation techniques and technologies.
A comprehensive Fraud Policy for implementation at your organization.
To involve Corporate Investigators in Fraud Risk Management and Investigations.
An update on Blockchain and Bitcoin Fraud risk.

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The International Academy of Business and Financial Management™ is one of the world’s fastest growing professional association with more than 200,000 members, associates and affiliates in 145 countries. IABFM™ hosts and organizes certification training worldwide and offers exclusive board designations to candidates who meet the highest professional standards and assessment criteria. The IABFM is credited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) the International Standards setting authority.

Course Outline

Day 1
An introduction to Fraud and Corruption
Fraud and Corruption Defined Classes of Fraud Asset Misappropriation Financial Statement Fraud Corruption Understanding Human Behaviour and the decision to steal
Current Fraud Trends
Worldwide trends in Fraud and Corruption Fraud Statistics A look at some recent Corporate Frauds making history
Anti-Fraud Programs
A Fraud Prevention Strategy for your organisation Constituent Parts of a Sound Anti-Fraud Program Effective Fraud Control Code of Business Ethics and Conduct Let’s work through a Fraud Policy for your Organisation
Fraud Risk Assessment
Fraud Risk Assessment defined Fraud Risk Influencers What makes a successful Fraud Risk Assessment The Fraud Risk Assessment Process Let’s work through a Fraud Risk Assessment Case Study
The Fraud Risk Register and Heat map
The Fraud Risk Assessment and its link to the Audit Process Fraud Hotlines The History of Whistle-blowing The Characteristics of a successful Whistle-blowing Hotline How to get the most out of your Fraud Hotline The Value of Anonymity
Profiling the Fraudster
Understand the Motives Identify and understand the Characteristics of a Fraudster Departments most prone to Fraud Positions most prone to Fraud High Risk Industries
Day 2
Investigating and Detecting Corporate Fraud
Procurement Fraud Fraud in the Purchase Invoicing Process Cheque Fraud Credit Card Fraud Payroll Fraud Fraud in the Tender Process Fraud in the Sales Process Stock Fraud Syndicated Activity Balance Sheet mis-statement Tips for the Investigator Detection techniques
Handwriting and Document Analysis
Counterfeiting versus Forgery Forensic methods of analysis Examples and Characteristics of Handwriting and Document Fraud Handwriting exercise. Let’s analyse our own handwriting How to Analyse and identify Paper, ink, Pens, Pencils, Printers and Photocopiers
Interviewing Skills
The Skills that make a good Interview The Stages of an Interview Effective Note Taking What about Recording? Body Language and recognizing non-verbal responses Role Play Interviews in class
Financial Statement Fraud
Definition of Financial Statement Fraud A study of some major Financial Statement Frauds Understanding Financial Statements from a Fraud Risk Perspective Who benefits from Financial Statement Fraud? How is Financial Statement Fraud Committed A look at Non-Financial Statement Fraud Red Flags
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Investigations
Understanding Blockchain and Blockchain Forensics What are the Fraud Risks Fraud Prevention in the Blockchain Currency flow diagrams Blockchain analytics Wallet Risk Score Ranking
Evidence Gathering and Preparing for Court
Introduction and types of Evidence Ordinary Witness versus Expert Witness Subpoena’s to attend The Admissibility debate Testifying as an Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony Tips The Forensic Opinion. Factual Findings

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
→ Internal Auditors
→ Risk Managers
→ Fraud Investigators and examiners
→ Financial Managers
→ Corporate Fraud Police
→ Banking employees/managers
→ Security experts
→ Big 4 Accountants and Auditors
→ Lawyers


What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.


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