This is an intermediate level course that will introduce law enforcement officers to methods of following a money trail from the proceeds of crime. The officers will learn how to expand an existing investigation to include financial crimes, and ultimately following a money trail to the disposition of those funds. Once the disposition is known, the officer will learn considerations for asset forfeiture based upon proceeds of crime versus facilitation. The concepts of financial crime can seem overwhelming, but this course will break the concepts into a case study, utilizing "just in time" learning techniques as the case progresses.
The course will benefit officers conducting routine investigations, traffic stops with money seizures, and undercover operations where a financial aspect can be exploited. Learning to follow a money trail can expand current investigations, lead to parties benefitting from a crime, and enhance asset forfeiture possibilities.
Participants will develop procedural knowledge of federal, state and local laws as they pertain to the actions of law enforcement officers and the enforcement of those laws.
Participants will employ best practices as they investigate any crime from its beginning to its eventual disposition; either as an individual, or as part of an investigatory team.
Identify criminal statutes concerning proceeds of crime
Identify sources of information for financial records
Identify effective investigative tools and methods
Be able to formulate an investigative strategy which will allow for a successful prosecution
Forensic examination of financial documents
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