Fraud Investigation Foundation Course

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Fraud Investigation Foundation Course

This foundation level course aims to give investigators an understanding of the fraud landscape, associated legislation and the investigation of volume and priority fraud using the Fraud Investigation Model.

Police officers and staff involved in the investigation of volume and priority fraud. Ideal for those new to fraud or investigators who have not previously completed training in fraud.

The programme is only open to police officers and police staff.

  • The Fraud Act 2006 and relevant offences under the Theft Act 1968 and Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • The role of Action Fraud and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
  • The importance of applying the investigative mindset, considering the investigator’s primary objectives and using the Fraud Investigation Model.
  • Understand the process of conducting investigations, including Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 regulations and participate in analysing a case study from golden hour considerations to outcome.
  • Introduction to money laundering and bribery

Five-day trainer-led course

Assessment throughout the course and one multiple-choice knowledge check at the end

The classroom course has been accredited by Skills for Justice Awards and on successful completion learners will be awarded a certificate from Skills for Justice Awards.

This course is designed to give those working in law enforcement the knowledge and skills to conduct effective investigations by implementing the fraud investigation model.


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