Alternative Currencies and Fraud
The use of alternative currencies has exploded in recent years with consumers swiftly adopting new payment methods. From cryptocurrencies to reward points, there have never been so many ways to exchange value or to commit fraud. This course will provide you with an increased awareness of alternative currencies, knowledge of their strengths and weaknesses, and the ways in which they can be exploited.
In this course, explore the rapidly expanding world of alternative currencies and their associated fraud schemes. Topics include cryptocurrencies, blockchain, ransomware and many others. Alternative Currencies and Fraud will also provide the background and context needed to maintain awareness of this dynamic new alternative currency landscape.
- Types of alternative currencies, including Bitcoin and Ripple
- Emerging fraud schemes enabled by alternative currencies
- Why blockchain technology may be the future of fraud prevention
- Case law related to alternative currencies
- Ways of storing cryptocurrencies
Table of Contents
|Lesson 1||Defining Alternative Currency|
|Lesson 2||Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies|
|Lesson 3||Storing Cryptocurrencies|
|Lesson 4||Risks of Cryptocurrencies|
|Lesson 6||Other Alternative Currencies|
|Lesson 7||Community Currencies|
|Lesson 8||Alternative Currencies and the Deep Web|
|Lesson 10||Case Law Related to Alternative Currencies|
|NASBA Information:||Specialized Knowledge|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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