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Financial Crime – Online Learning

This Financial Crime Essentials e-learning course focuses on raising awareness of the different types of financial crimes, how they are perpetrated and what this can mean for individuals and organisations. In this course:

  • Describe what constitutes financial crime and the risks to organisations and individuals
  • Foster personal awareness of financial crime, including recognising red flags and suspicious activities
  • Appreciate the damage that financial crime can cause to individuals and organisations
  • Describe obligations as a manager/employee and know how to effectively deal with suspicions
  • Improve general compliance within your organisation
  • Help to develop a compliance culture within your organisation

Course Introduction

Financial Crime involves illegal acts committed by individuals or groups of people to obtain a financial or professional advantage. This type of crime has become big business for criminals who have a variety of different methods of generating illegal income. Typically, the different types of financial crime are;

  • Money Laundering
  • Fraud
  • Cyber Crime
  • Terrorist Financing
  • Market Abuse/Insider Dealing
  • Violating Sanctions
  • Identity Crime
  • Bribery and Corruption
  • Tax Evasion

This Financial Crime Essentials e-learning course focuses on raising awareness of the different types of financial crimes and the Criminal Finances Act, how they are perpetrated and what this can mean for individuals and organisations. It also looks at the individual’s responsibilities regarding financial crime, the due diligence they should perform, spotting warning signs and reporting suspicious activity.

Learners will become more aware of the dangers and what actions organisations and individuals can take to make sure they do not become victims of financial crime.

Course Content

Module 1 – Types of Financial Crime

Understanding the different types of financial crime and the types of criminal that commit them.

  • Review the different types of financial crime; Money Laundering, Fraud, Cyber Crime, Terrorist Financing, Market Abuse/Insider Dealing, Violating Sanctions, Identity Crime, Bribery and Corruption and Tax Evasion.
  • Explore several different financial crime scenarios to identify what type they are
  • Understand the different types of financial criminal​​
Module 2 – The Consequences

Exploring the financial and social cost of financial crime and the effects on direct and indirect victims.

  • Review the financial implications of this type of crime
  • Identifying the global cost of cybercrime and fraud
  • Defining the impact on direct and indirect victims of financial crime
  • Establishing the social cost of financial crime
  • Understanding how financial crime supports further criminal and terrorist activity
  • Outlining the potential consequences for criminals​
Module 3 – Your Responsibilities

Looking at the important role that everyone plays in fighting financial crime.

  • Ensuring you review policies, processes and procedures
  • Being alert to potential financial crimes and reporting suspicious activity
  • Reviewing your main responsibilities with regard to money laundering
  • Understanding Customer Due Diligence and what it involves
  • Identifying the warning signs for financial crime
  • Establishing when and how to report suspicious activity
  • Identifying, preventing and reporting internal fraud
  • Maintaining information and data security to protect against financial crime
Module 4 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners


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All content is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure technical accuracy, best practice and legal compliance for your learners. Updates are all automatically made to content.


Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.


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