CPE: 8 hours
Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of fraud and related investigations
Advanced prep: None
Who should attend: Forensic accts, fraud examiners, individuals in the banking/fin. services industry, attorneys, law enforcement
Yellow Book: No
Protect yourself and your clients from identity theft, which includes the theft of personal and professional identities. No one is immune from this rising
tide of criminal misconduct and as your clients seek your advice, you will be required to perform due diligence in protecting their IDs. Some will even be
tasked with investigating the crime. This course addresses the needs of each.
As the instances of identity theft continue, people are clamoring for ways to detect identity theft, protect themselves from becoming a victim, and
investigating instances of theft when they strike. Don't allow you or your client to become the next victim!
When you complete this course you will be able to:
Identify the various means used to commit identity theft and how thieves obtain the information necessary to commit these crimes.
Describe how to protect personal and professional identities from identity theft.
Explain how to investigate a case of identity theft, and the steps involved in such investigation.
Outline keys to success when teaching clients how to implement policies and procedures to protect their identities.
Identity theft statistics
Types of identity theft
Obtaining the victim's information
Tools used in identity theft investigations
Finding identifying information on the Internet
Investigating identity theft
Detecting and preventing identity theft