- NY Credits : 4.0
- TX Credits : 4.0
This course discusses the emotional topic of terrorism and how forensic accounting is being used to combat it. It outlines various characteristics and skills of both the forensic accountant and the terrorist as well as how they match their strengths against the other's weaknesses. The program uncovers the vulnerable points in society that terrorists exploit as well as uncovers the terrorists' own vulnerable points that forensic accountants can access. The program also identifies various accounting and investigation tools used to gather evidence against organizations that fund terrorists. This basic level course is most beneficial to professionals new to this topic who may be at the staff or entry level in organization but also for a seasoned professional with limited exposure to this topic.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify terrorist characteristics;
identify various sources and methods of communicating and financing terrorist activities;
recognize how terrorists use money laundering and fraud to fund terrorism; and
recognize various techniques used by forensic accountants and investigators that help with uncovering criminal activities, including terrorism.