conducting internal investigations
*Please note: Schedule listed is for U.S. and Canadian events. All events outside of the U.S. and Canada are pushed back 30 minutes with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. and the last session ending at 4:55 p.m.
Introduction to Internal Investigations
In this opening session, you will learn about the foundations of the fraud examination process
Internal Evidence Retrieval
This session will detail the process of retrieving internal documents and electronic evidence while maintaining a proper chain of custody.
Legal Considerations During Internal Investigations
Prior to initiating an investigation, Certified Fraud Examiners must be aware of the myriad legal concerns and regulations that might be relevant in the course of conducting an internal fraud examination.
External Evidence Retrieval
This session will provide insight regarding the collection of evidence from external sources ranging from public records to covert operations.
Planning an Internal Investigation
This session will provide strategies for planning an internal fraud investigation and insight on selecting members of your investigative team.
This session will concentrate on various forms of information-gathering interviews and help you to understand which type of questions to ask and when to ask them.
Investigating Fraud Using Data Analytics
As data analysis is an integral element of modern fraud detection and investigation, this session will provide an understanding of how it can be one of the most powerful tools in an investigator's repertoire.
When the investigation has progressed to the point where a suspect has been identified and all relevant evidence has been collected, the investigation moves to the admission-seeking interview phase. This section will guide you through the strategies needed to obtain an admission of guilt and a signed confession.
Emerging Technological Trends
This session will cover several emerging
technological trends—such as BYOD, cloud computing, and social media—and their
potential effects on the investigative process.
Concluding the Investigation
This section will guide you through the report writing process and explain post-investigation scenarios such as presenting your case to a prosecutor and testifying as a witness.