In this course students will be introduced to the world of money laundering and related financial investigations. Money laundering has become a major crime in all jurisdictions and the importance of knowing how to detect it is becoming more vital in solving crime of all types. This class is an overview of money laundering including how to detect money laundering schemes, what investigative tools are available to investigators, where to find financial sources of information and how to begin and conduct a money laundering or financial investigation. State and Federal laws and procedures that apply to money laundering investigations will also be identified and discussed.
This course is designed to give the analyst, patrol officer and investigator a base level knowledge on money laundering. It will prepare you for more advanced levels of instruction pertaining to case building and prosecution that are coming soon.
- Define "money laundering" and other pertinent terms
- Identify common signs of money laundering
- Identify common money laundering schemes
- Identify applicable Federal & State laws
- Identify sources of information