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NW3C FC 101-Financial Investigations Practical Skills (FIPS)

The "Financial Crime (FC) 101 - Financial Investigations Practical Skills" (FIPS) course provides hands-on training at a basic level. Students develop the practical skills, insight, and knowledge necessary to manage a successful financial investigation from start to finish, including the acquisition and examination of financial records, interview skills, and case management and organization. Additional topics include securities fraud, insurance fraud, financial exploitation of the elderly, financial profiling, and state-specific statutes and legal issues.

Tor, Onion Routers, Deepnet, and Darknet: A Deep Dive for Criminal Investigators (Dec 2017)

Many criminal investigators and analysts have heard of virtual private networks, proxies, and Tor. But, most would not feel comfortable conducting an investigation in which one of these tools was deployed. Similarly, both the Deepnet and Darknet are widely discussed but often not understood. At the same time, criminal investigators and analysts increasingly are required to conduct investigations and collect criminal intelligence information in these spaces or when these tools are being used.

The Opioid and Fentanyl Crisis: Drug Investigations and the Link to the Dark Web

This webinar is intended for LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS who are either engaged, or looking to be engaged, in cyber drug investigations. Please register using your agency-issued email.

This webinar will discuss the current opioid/fentanyl crisis from a cyber perspective, providing information to enhance the effectiveness of federal, state, and local law enforcement investigations. In this webinar, students will learn:

Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School is a nonpartisan, national research and policy hub producing and disseminating research designed to prevent errors in the criminal justice system. The Center takes an interdisciplinary, data-driven, “systems approach” to identifying and analyzing the most crucial problems in the justice system, and proposing solutions that improve its fairness for the benefit of society.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Training and Technical Assistance Program
  • FY18 URLPWC TTA Project

APA Webinar - Strategies for Prosecuting Drug-Induced Homicide Cases

Join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys for the webinar “Strategies for Prosecuting Drug-Induced Homicide Cases” on November 15. Opioid overdose deaths are increasing across the country. Some jurisdictions are charging dealers under drug-induced homicide statutes. Learn about the challenges, successes, and strategies - from investigations to sentencing - from veteran investigators and prosecutors in both strict liability and proximate cause jurisdictions.

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