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INVESTIGATING FINANCIAL CRIME – contemporary issues and best practice CPD workshop 7 & 8 December 2022


  • A two-day CPD workshop that will provide investigators with the fundamental skills and techniques needed to investigate a financial crime.


  • Our workshop will provide an overview of the different types of financial crimes and the threat actors behind the crimes.


  • We’ll look at current legislation and guidance that underpins every financial investigation and provide an outline of the key principles, skills and techniques need to approach a financial investigation.


  • There will also be a focus on Investigation techniques, building your case, working in partnership with other people in your organisation and other agencies.


  • We will also cover the golden rules for conducting international investigations.


  • The emphasis of our workshop is to provide a step-by-step guide that can be used by investigators in the operational environment.


  • It is suitable for new to role financial investigators, more established financial investigators who want to refresh existing skills and investigators who work in forces and other law enforcement agencies who want to develop a working knowledge of financial crime investigations.


  • Held online via Teams


  • Certificates of CPD available


Our expert speaker

We’re proud to welcome experienced financial investigator Stuart Griffiths a recently retired investigator

from the Met Police. who has been involved in some of the most high-profile financial investigations.

He has had extensive experience managing sensitive and complex money laundering investigations and

he holds an MA in Financial Crime and Financial Investigation as well as a teacher training qualification.

He has presented and taught both nationally and internationally in the benefits that financial investigation

can bring to most investigations.  


Workshop outline

Session One: Introduction to financial crime. What are the different types of financial crime? Who are the threat actors behind the crimes?

Session Two: Key legislation, guidance and powers: a look at the legislation and guidance that are essential parts of the armoury of the financial investigator

Session Three: An outline of the key stages of an investigation

Session Four: Investigation Techniques. An outline of key techniques that investigators can use to underpin their work.

Session Five: Key skills such as report writing, interviewing, and working with the analyst

Session Six: Building your case for the prosecution. What are the key elements needed to build a case from the outset right through to liaising with the CPS and the court process?

Session Seven: Best practice around liaising with other organisations such as financial institutions and other agencies. Conducting international investigations

Session Eight: Recap and summary of key learning.


Cost: £325.00 + VAT (GBP) per delegate

Booking: Please send the delegates name(s), email address(es) and purchase order (made out to The Investigator) to booking@the-investigator.co.uk or telephone +44(0)844 660 8707 for further information. 


Under no circumstances will a delegate be able to register using a free webmail address (ie: gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, AOL etc) but you can use one to login into Teams once your work email has been verified.

Payment can be made by PayPal/debit/credit card (corporate card fees apply + 3%). 

The meeting link will be sent out 7 days before the event.

Terms and conditions

NB: the price quoted is for one delegate to view the event live at the time of transmission. We do not provide copies of the recording to be viewed at a later date as our events are not open access events and we hold the copyright.  Reproduction without prior consent is strictly prohibited.

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