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(CRMJ 351) Financial and Fraud Investigation

Reveals the realms of financial and fraud crimes, including crime detection, fraud investigation processes, investigative reports, and evidence presentation in court.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will have gained familiarity with:
a)Impact of Fraud on the US, Businesses and the Economy
b)Criminological theories of why fraud is committed, and by whom
c)Common Fraud Schemes such as:
a. Asset Misappropriation
I. Skimming
II. Cash Larceny
III. Check Tampering
b. Corruption
c. False Representation
d. Financial Statement Fraud
d. Ethics governing fraud examination and investigations
e. Investigative methods:
a. Case Theory Approach
b. Case Planning
c. Documentary Evidence Collection and Review
d. Interviewing and Interrogation
f. Report writing for fraud investigations/examinations
g. The legal environment in which fraud is prohibited (laws) and resolved (civil and criminal actions)