What is Business Email Compromise? (Nano Self-Study)


What is BEC

CPE Credit: 0.2
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None


In a traditional business email compromise (BEC) scam, a fraudster uses a fake email from a company executive to trick an employee into sending money or information to the fraudster. In this course, you will learn how BEC scams work and discover ways to prevent and respond to them.

You Will Learn How To:

Recognize common types of business email compromise scams and how to prevent them

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CPE Information:

Advanced Preparation: None

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Last updated: October 2017

Delivery Method: Nano Learning

ACFE online self-study courses feature:

24/7 access to courses through your Internet browser
Save time and quickly earn CPE credits with instant access, grading and printable certificate
The flexibility to start or stop a course and pick-up right where you left off
No additional shipping fees

System requirements:

Internet access: High-speed connection recommended

Free Adobe Flash Player

Speakers required for video sound

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What are nano self-study courses? 

A: Nano self-study courses are 10-minute explorations of specific anti-fraud topics.

Q: Why should I take a nano self-study course? 

A: Nano self-study courses allow you to learn useful snippets of anti-fraud knowledge while earn NASBA approved CPE without committing a lot of time or money. Like all our online self-study courses, nano courses offer immediate, 24/7 access.