Making Crime Pay: How to Locate Hidden Assets

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20 Credits


Every anti-fraud professional needs the tools to pursue an investigation that involves a search for concealed assets. In this course, you will learn how to locate hidden assets and how to identify and trace hidden payments and sources of income. You will hear from fraudsters about how to hide assets and from anti-fraud experts on how to find them.


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You Will Learn How To:

Ascertain how to locate assets using direct and indirect methods

Determine appropriate sources of information for tracing assets

Identify money laundering techniques and offshore havens

Recognize various methods to recover ill-gotten gains and examine types of forfeiture cases

Recognize common hiding places used to conceal assets

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 20
NASBA Information: Accounting
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: March 2024
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


CPE Credit

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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Online grading is available for ACFE self-study workbook courses. Complete the course offline at your convenience, but take the exam online the moment you're ready. Featuring instant exam results and a printable certificate, online grading offers a quick and convenient way to earn CPE.

Benefits of online grading include:

  • Instant exam results
  • Printable CPE certificate
  • Complete the course at your own pace
  • Take the exam online the moment you're ready


The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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