Fraud Investigation, Fraud Prevention and Deterrence


From 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm

At Live Online

€560.00 (subject to 19% VAT)

Course Overview

In the highly evolving financial environment and the evolution in technology, fraud is increasing. It is important for people who want to work as fraud examiners to get a solid understanding of investigation of fraud. The course examines and describes the main methods of investigation in fraud which includes collecting evidence analyzing data and various methods of collecting information and tracing illicit transaction. It also covers interviewing methods and investigation procedures such as planning and conducting a fraud examination and report writing. The second part of the course is the Fraud Prevention and Deterrence and examines the auditor’s responsibilities, the importance of corporate governance and ethics. It also helps to understand criminal behavior and white-collar crime. Lastly, it deals with Fraud Prevention programs and risk management.

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Training Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Define main methods of collecting evidence
  • Obtain interviewing skills with regards to fraud investigation
  • Gather information with regards to fraud investigation
  • Learn about ethical responsibilities of fraud examiners
  • Understanding white-collar crimes.
  • Learn about fraud prevention programs

  • Training Outline

  • Analyzing evidence
  • *Collecting Evidence
  • *Data Analysis and Reporting Tools
  • *Digital Forensics
  • Interviewing
  • *Interview Theory and Application
  • *Interviewing Suspects and Signed Statements
  • Gathering Information
  • *Covert Operations
  • *Sources of Information
  • *Tracing Illicit Transactions
  • Investigation Procedures
  • *Planning and Conducting a Fraud Examination
  • *Report Writing

  • Who Should Attend

  • Internal & External Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Risk Managers & Compliance Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers & Financial Controllers
  • Executive Management

  • Industry Expert | Panayiotis Antoniou

    Panayiotis is a professional with 18 years-experience in the Banking and Insurance Sectors. He is currently the CEO of a Risk Management Services Company of a large Advisory Group which specialises in advising matters regarding Risk and Compliance. Panayiotis is a holder of CySEC’s AML and Advanced Certificates, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Chartered FCSI at the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), a member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is also a HRDA accredited trainer. Moreover, he is awarded with the ISO31000 Lead Risk Manager certification, which is the standard for best practices for managing risks in a structured risk framework. He is also an accredited trainer by PECB body awarding ISO certificates. Panayiotis holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, USA, a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Virginia Tech, USA as a Fulbright Scholar, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master’s in Public Sector Management (MPSM).

    Training Style

    The programme is designed to assist participants to investigate fraud cases and understand the ethic principles with regards to fraud examination but also how to prevent fraud. The course will also prepare the participants for the CFE examination (View the Full CFE Exam Preparation Course). It will provide the participants with the appropriate skills to conduct investigations with regards to fraud but also help them understand the main principles required for fraud prevention.

    CPD Recognition

    This programme may be approved for up to 16 CPD units in Financial Regulation, AML and Fraud. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

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