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SIFLET offers a large suite of law enforcement training courses designed to familiarize and educate patrol officers and investigators on the complexity of street fraud investigations. We teach officers in easy-to-understand instructional blocks to ensure a clear understanding and comprehension of relevant laws.
Law enforcement agencies must come to the realization that financial based crimes are a serious threat to our communities. These crimes are rapidly increasing every year impacting more victims. In many cases targeting our elderly populations.
The lines between “white-collar crime” and “blue-collar crime” no longer exist thanks to advances in technology. The truth is our communities’ teenagers, young adults, career criminals, and violent street gangs are also engaging in fraud and identity theft related crimes. These crimes are high yield financial crimes with minimal risk.
These subjects are recruiting impressionable high school students and young college students to assist in various schemes to include money laundering, grandparent scams, account takeover, etc. In many cases having a lasting negative impact on their lives.
BASIC FRAUD FAMILIARIZATION FOR PATROL OFFICERS (16 HRS)
This course is designed to familiarize patrol officers, detectives assigned to proactive enforcement units, and new economic crimes detectives with the signs of street level identity theft and fraud related crimes. Discussions will include identifying signs of fraud activity, state statues for fraud crimes, developing PC to seize items, considerations for protection of evidence, when to seize and when to get a warrant, when to arrest, and defending against motions for return of property as well as motions to suppress statements.
INTRODUCTION TO STREET GANGS & WHITE-COLLAR CRIME INVESTIGATIONS (24 HRS)
This course is designed to provide gang and economic crimes investigations a working knowledge of street gangs involvement in street level fraud and identity theft crimes. Investigators will learn ways to determine if their local gangs are involved in fraudulent activity. This course will also teach methods to investigate the gangs without their knowledge and methods to develop probable cause for search warrants. Will also discuss ways to organize evidence for prosecution.
FRAUD WARRANTS (RESIDENTIAL/VEHICLES/ELECTRONICS/SOCIAL MEDIA) (8 HRS)
This course will show investigators various methods to obtain evidence and develop probable cause for search warrants. Investigators will learn how to clearly articulate probable cause for fraud & identity theft related crimes. Investigators will also learn how to overcome staleness concerns. Multiple examples will be reviewed.
INTRO TO STREET FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS FOR NEW ECU DETECTIVES (16 HRS) (COMING SOON)
(COMING SOON) This course will familiarize new fraud detectives with current trends in street fraud schemes as well as provide an overview & understanding of the established go to frauds of gangs and other street level criminals. At the conclusion of this course new detectives will have a general understanding of how to detect and identify the type(s) of fraud being committed, covery and overt ways to obtain evidence, how to build towards search warrants, and what's needed for prosecution. Detectives will also be introduced to various state and federal resources available to further thier investigation.
HOW TO USE FRAUD TO FIGHT & INVESTIGATE VIOLENT CRIMES & GANGS (24 HRS)
Violent career criminals and street gangs are increasingly turning to fraud & identity theft crimes as a means to fund their illicit activity. The illicit cash is used to purchase weapons, fund violent activity, and further a lavish lifestyle. This course will show investigators techniques to use to target violent street gangs thru fraud investigations.
PROSECUTOR & JUDICIAL FAMILIARIZATION WITH STREET FRAUD CRIMES (2 HRS)
This course is designed to provide a general overview to prosecutors and judges of the manner and methods used by criminals to perpetrate various fraud schemes. Participants will learn what the current fraud trends are as well as what roles gangs and violent career criminals play in these schemes.