The "Financial Crime (FC) 105 - Financial Records Examination and Analysis" (FREA) course covers the acquisition, examination, and analysis of many types of financial records, including bank statements and checks, wire transfer records, and business records. Topics include recognizing and investigating common indicators of fraud, using spreadsheets to facilitate analysis and pattern recognition, and financial profiling. There is a strong focus on presenting financial evidence in multiple modalities: spreadsheet data outputs, graphic representations, and written/oral presentations.
- Introduction to analysis. Learn best practices for finding patterns and indicators of fraud and presenting your findings.
- Financial records. Understand bank records and business documents.
- Financial profiling. Learn methods of profiling, reasons to create a profile, and how to create a profile.
- Hands-on experience. Work a mock financial case as part of an investigative team.
FREA is a three-day classroom course.
Prerequisites: FC 100 – Overview of White Collar Crime online course.