Investigating on the Internet: Research Tools for Fraud Examiners

 

 

 

CPE Credit: 16
Course Level: Overview
Prerequisite: None

Are you using online resources in your internal and external investigations to your best advantage? Presented in non-technical terms, Investigating on the Internet: Research Tools for Fraud Examiners will teach you how to use the internet to find and follow leads, and make your fraud examinations more effective.

With a better understanding of the information available online, you can increase the efficiency and success of your fraud examinations. In this seminar, you will learn how to locate evidence online using search engines, commercial databases and social media sites. This seminar will also discuss methods for conducting international due diligence, give an overview of emerging trends such as cryptocurrencies and the dark web, and more. The instructor will put these resources into a fraud investigation context while also covering the important considerations for fraud examiners carrying out online investigations.

Please note, all attendees should bring a laptop or tablet to use in class. 

 

Upcoming Courses

Seattle, WA | October 28-29, 2019

 

You Will Learn How To:  

Conduct fraud examinations using the Internet efficiently and legally

Create advanced searches on popular search engines

Search public record sources and commercial databases online 

Obtain information from international organizations and entities 

Mine social networking sites, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, for data in your investigation 

Analyze the evidence you have found in the context of an investigation 

Understand the implications of emerging areas of internet technologies for fraud investigations 

Identify techniques for extracting information about websites and IP addresses 


Fees 

Members: $795
Non-Members: $995
  

CPE Credit
16 

 

Field of Study
Information Technology 

 

Course Level
Overview 

 

Prerequisite
None 


Advanced Preparation 

None

  

Delivery Method 

Group-Live
  

 

Full Course Outline

 

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