Financial Crimes Investigation

Course Description:

This 32-hour course is a practical exercise-driven training seminar that involves case studies of crimes that are financial in nature, committed in an attempt to conceal underlying illegal activity.  This course consists primarily of practical exercises, all related to the alleged offenses, interspersed with lessons to provide the foundational knowledge required to conduct the financial investigation.

The practical exercises and lessons are designed so the participants can (1) identify the common investigative steps conducted in a financial investigation, (2) apply proper techniques to these investigative steps, (3) gather and analyze pertinent financial evidence related to a particular crime, and (4) draw an appropriate conclusion for the disposition of this case based upon the facts in the scenario.

Course Topics and Areas of Study:

    • Financial Interviewing
    • Sources of Information - Law Enforcement and Public Records
    • Analyzing Law Enforcement and Public Records
    • Developing a Financial Profile
    • Investigative Planning
    • Financial Crimes Statutes and Asset Forfeiture
    • State Income Tax Records
    • Analyzing Subpoenaed Evidence
    • Financial Search and Seizure Warrants
    • Writing Financial Search and Seizure Warrants
    • Analyzing Search Warrant Documents and Interviews
    • Prosecution Recommendations
    • Prosecutorial Considerations

Who Should Attend:

Law Enforcement Officers of any rank.

Instructors:

Stanley Holstein

Upcoming Training and Lodging:

If this course is not currently scheduled, it can be brought to your region by a co-hosting agency or through a contract. Contact Theresa Newton for more details: tmnewt01@louisville.edu

Registration

This course is not currently scheduled.