This week, in support of ACFE’s Fraud Week 2021, we highlight some of our more popular fraud training tools including webinars, Data2Know newsletter articles, and FactSheets.

Portrait of a Fraudster

Domestic Background Checks

As an investigator, social media platforms and search engines are important tools for tracking down facts and following leads. This intermediate to advanced hands-on webinar expands your general knowledge of social media platforms and search engines by exploring the latest trends in this ever-evolving medium for communication and the dissemination of information.

Conducting social media investigations is a complex task requiring specific knowledge for each social media platform. This webinar will provide the best social media search techniques and explore how focused social media search engines can identify and uncover social media profiles and their content. You will learn how to locate information, document your discovery, determine how it plays into your case, and understand how to follow leads. You will also look at trending issues in social media and how investigators can anticipate and work in a constantly changing environment.

Upon completion of the course, field investigators will be able to

  • Locate online social media profiles on multiple social networks
  • Learn how to conduct link analyses of social media profiles
  • Understand how to gather intelligence without breaking the terms of service

All participants will receive handouts on concepts and investigative techniques.