Practical Seminar Financial Fraud


The cornerstone of Financial Investigations is tracing the movement of money and other assets to uncover corruption crimes in the public sector Financial Investigations • Forensic Accounting • Risk

Public institutions are particularly vulnerable to fraud and corruption. A key source of information in actual corruption cases remains bank information. Besides, movements of money are traced using databases and registers, disclosure forms and available expenses reports. Financial investigations and forensic accounting play a crucial role in detecting corruption.

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Proactive approach and cross-analysis are key factors to investigate money-laundering and corruption
In this practical seminar, you will learn not only a single tool, but a combination of many investigative methods and approaches that can support law enforcement authorities to effectively uncover and prosecute corruption. This approach combines a variety of methods from gathering and looking into public and non-public documents to surveillance and collaborating with witnesses and others.

  • Use of open-source information
  • Use of information from electronic means
  • Thorough background checks of public officials
  • Key role of cooperating witnesses
  • Use of proactive undercover techniques and investigative means

What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?

  • How to conduct successful financial investigations, including using proactive techniques
  • How to investigate complex corruption cases involving money laundering
  • How to ensure effective cooperation and exchange of information between competent authorities, in particular law enforcement bodies
  • How can an organisation implement the fraud risk management cycle?
  • Identifying and Managing the Causes of Fraud
  • Developing an Anti-Corruption Culture for the Organisation
  • What instruments work best in tackling fraud and corruption?
  • Applying investigative techniques in fraud and corruption cases
  • What are adequate response measures?

Who is this seminar for?

Practitioners fighting fraud, corruption and bribery in the public sector from institutions such as:

  • International, national and regional public institutions and organisations
  • National and international agencies for international aid and development, economic cooperation & reconstruction
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • All central level public authorities such as ministries and executive agencies
  • All public authorities on regional and local level as well as municipalities
  • National and regional Courts of Auditors
  • Corruption prevention and combating bureaus
  • National inspection boards
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