In-Person Seminar

Money Laundering Schemes Workshop

  • Mar 13-15, 2023
  • Chicago, IL
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The first part of this seminar will teach you how to recognize both traditional and emerging methods of laundering assets, including new payment technologies. You will also learn the tools and techniques you need to conduct a successful money laundering investigation.

The second part of this seminar is an interactive workshop that will give you the opportunity to dive deeper into the methods that criminals use to move and hide their illicit gains. Explore real-life cases of money laundering and hone your investigative skills. This workshop will explore the connection between money laundering and various bank frauds, giving attendees the tools, language and information needed to find hidden assets.  




You Will Learn How To:

Develop a deeper understanding of how dirty money is placed, layered and integrated by criminals.

Recognize how banking products and services are misused by criminals to place and move illicit money.

Track beneficial ownership of front and shell companies for use in investigations.

Trace money movement through banking products and shell companies.

Build case profiles for the investigation, prosecution and asset recovery related to fraud and financial crime.

Location & Venue

Event Venue

Thompson Chicago
21 East Bellevue Place Chicago, Il 66061

Hotel Information

Hotel Reservation Information

Hotel Phone: 312-266-2100
Room Rate: $189 single
Hotel Cut-Off: February 21, 2023

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 24
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live

Credit by Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge: 24

Registration & Fees

Registration Fee:

ACFE Members: $1195
Non-Members: $1495

Early Registration Deadline: February 10, 2023
Register by the Early Registration Deadline to SAVE $150!

Course Outline

Day One

  • 8:00 – 9:20 a.m. The Basics of Money Laundering

    Discuss money laundering and when it is used, different types of money laundering and other methods of concealing assets, and the money laundering process of placement, layering and integration.

  • 9:35 – 10:55 a.m. Traditional Money Laundering Methods, Part 1

    Money laundering is a common way to conceal assets. Learn how traditional schemes involving cash vs. non-cash transactions, deposits to financial institutions, wire transfers and front businesses work, and what to do to seek them out during this session.

  • 3:05 – 4:25 p.m. Detection

    Arm yourself for the detection of money laundering by discussing data mining and analysis, transaction monitoring, and red flags for individuals and businesses.

Day Two

  • 1:30 – 2:50 p.m. Reporting, Resolving and Remediating

    Learn how to report a money laundering investigation and money laundering remedies that are available during this session. Also, discuss corrective measures such as review policies and training, creating a data monitoring platform and how to ensure best practices with AML regulations.

  • 3:05 – 4:25 p.m. Practical Problem

    Dissect a fact pattern involving a mix of traditional schemes and new payment methods while working with investigatory and legal issues in this last session of the day.

Day Three


Michael Schidlow, CFE - Speaker


Financial Crimes Compliance Specialist
Scienter Group LLC



Payment must be received by February 10, 2023 to receive early registration discount. 

Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known. ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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