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29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference
Searching in the Dark Web: Finding Fraud Online

Tuesday, June 19 | 1:50-3:05 PM

Level: Intermediate

Recommended Prerequisite: Knowledge of and experience with the fundamentals of searching surface websites

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

The Dark Web is a den of inequity operated by the technically sophisticated. The more Google-dependent we have become as fraud examiners, the less we understand what is going on behind the scenes and how to operate in this world. This session will introduce the Dark Web and channels that are used to institute private sales and exchanges.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Navigate through dark web channels for content
  • Compare specialized search engines to attempt searching in this venue
  • Define the lingo of this underworld
  • Recognize steps to use Tor safely and effectively, while learning the vulnerabilities