Course Catalogue

Financial Crimes and the Road Forward

Financial Crimes and the Road Forward

Financial crimes have serious and long-term impacts on their victims. These crimes, which are conducted through a variety of mechanisms, are continually evolving and vary in levels of sophistication. Understanding how criminals plan and execute these frauds is essential for effective prevention and investigation.

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Bankers Association, Financial Crimes and the Road Forward explores several prevalent financial crimes including identity theft, payment card fraud, and cheque fraud. It also examines initiatives to prevent, deter, and effectively investigate robbery incidents. Designed for frontline police and fraud investigators, this course details how these crimes are perpetrated as well as the means by which individuals and institutions can protect themselves against these activities.

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Define identity theft and explain who the typical victims are
  • Recall the impact of identity theft and the stages of identity theft victimization
  • Explain how thieves are able to obtain and exploit personal information through online and physical means
  • Define synthetic identification fraud and explain how it is accomplished
  • Recall possible indicators (red flags) of identity theft and explain ways to protect oneself
  • Describe the security features on various types of government issued identification
  • Explain what payment card fraud is used for
  • Identify the basic elements and security features of a payment card
  • Recall the different types of payment cards
  • Define payment card fraud
  • Recall the different types of payment card fraud
  • Recall possible indicators (red flags) of payment card fraud and explain ways to protect oneself
  • Explain what a cheque is used for
  • Identify the basic elements and security features of a cheque
  • Recall the different types of cheques
  • Explain the process of clearing and settlement
  • Define cheque fraud
  • Recall the different types of cheque fraud
  • Recall the different types of cheque returns
  • Recall possible indicators (red flags) of cheque fraud and explain ways to protect oneself
  • Explain bank robbery procedures for the common cash management systems found within financial institutions
  • Recall the procedures that will typically occur at the scene of a robbery
  • Identify the various types of robbery deterrent initiatives available in financial institutions
  • Explain the Canadian Bankers Association reward policy

 

Target Audience

This is an introductory level course suitable for all frontline police and investigators.

 

Content Provider

The content for this course was provided by the Canadian Bankers Association.

 


Price: $10

Content Provider: Canadian Bankers Association

Language: English / French

Length: 2.5 hours


Release Date: 2014-10-28