Courses & Presentations

Certificate in Financial Crimes Investigations

Stockton University Center for Public Safety & Security

This four (4) day session certificate was designed and will be delivered by Mark Malinowski, MS, CFE, CAMS from Framework Financial, LLC. Mr. Malinowski has over 17 years of financial crimes investigation experience while working in the banking industry and as a Detective Sergeant with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Economic Crimes Unit.


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October 2, 2017    –   Financial Crimes Law in New Jersey
October 16, 2017  –   Elements of Financial Crimes Investigation
October 23, 2017 –   Investigating and Prosecuting Money Laundering
October 30, 2017  –  Methods of Locating & Seizing Hidden Assets


Time:            8:30am – 4:30pm

Location:    Monmouth County Police Academy, 2000 Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ 07728





Anti-Fraud Educational Courses for Private Businesses

Fraud 101 for Compliance Professionals

This course will provide an overview of the importance of continues review of policies and procedures based on current potential fraudulent activity within an organization. The ability of individuals to manipulate both internal and external controls and carry out a fraudulent activity can be altered if policies and procedures are not routinely updated.   These compliance issues will be addressed and the course will highlight how failing to examine policies will result in possible loss of revenue and monetary penalties, which will impact your company’s bottom line.


How to Create an Effective Fraud Prevention Program to Mitigate the Risk of Fraud Penalties

This course will provide an overview of the importance for every company to create and activate a Fraud Prevention Programs within their organization. The ability of individuals that can manipulate internal controls and carry out a fraudulent scheme can be altered if a fraud prevention program is being utilized. These actions will be addressed and the course will highlight how to mold your prevention program to minimize your loss and continue to protect your company’s assets.


Fraud & Risk Assessments: How to Document, Map & Analyze the Root Cause of Internal Theft

This course will address how to conduct an examination of your current internal controls and how to map and document fraudulent transactions. We will provide the investigative methods and provide examples on how to follow the fraudulent transaction and trace how funds were stolen along with determining which policies was compromised. The ability to dissect a fraudulent transaction allows management and small business owners with an understanding how employees are viewing and manipulating policies and procedures to benefit themselves. These fraudulent transactions performed by your employee impact both your internal and external structure, which directly impacts your bottom line.


Internal Investigations: The Role of Documents in the Investigation

This course will provide an overview of how the use of documents can impact an internal investigation and provide specific details in conducting the investigation. The use of documents and conducting detailed documentation during an internal investigation will allow the investigator to show that he/she has covered all areas related to any alleged allegations within an organization. The use of documents and proper documentation will allow the investigator to recall elements during the investigation and assist the investigator during any type of criminal and/or civil litigation after the investigation is completed.


Internal Investigations: Closing the Case and Reporting your Findings

This course will highlight how to conclude an internal investigation including the key elements of the investigation report and presenting the results to management. Once the investigation is complete it’s time to construct a report that details all the events that occurred throughout the investigation. This webinar will provide you with a detailed investigation report outline along with methods to present your findings to all levels of management.


Identity Theft Exposure and the Methods Utilized to Prevent and Detect the Transfer of Illegal Funds through Financial Institutions

This course will highlight the need for all types of businesses and to protect the personal information of their customers along with themselves. This protection has to begin internally and move to external responsibilities with continues updating of policies and procedures to try and stay one step ahead of the criminal organizations. The first day of this course will introduce both the world of personal identity theft and business identity theft highlighting how the theft is orchestrated, the methods utilized and the types of criminal enterprises operating these schemes. The second day of the course will focus on the methods of money laundering and how these criminal enterprises move their criminal proceeds through the financial institutions. We will discuss prevention and detection methods from both the businesses perspective and from a financial institution perspective.


Best Practices and Procedures in Identifying Financial Fraud within your Organization and the Framework to prevent, detect and investigate the Theft of Assets

This course will address some of the fraudulent methods individuals in the positions of bookkeepers, office managers, business partners, and family members have utilized to misappropriate assets while employed with various sized companies. We will review how the use of stolen personal and business data can be used to assist criminals in fulfilling their fraudulent schemes along with detailed case studies that highlight these criminal acts. We will discuss the best methods and benefits to conducting joint white-collar crime investigations with law enforcement agencies.


Red flags of Money Laundering and How to Mitigate Risk against the crime of Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity

As the world around us changes and technology allows us to perform financial transactions from anywhere in the world, FIU personnel are becoming “frontline investigators” in the prevention and detection of illegal funds entering and exiting their institutions. This course will address the methods and trends that are impacting both the private and public sectors along with real life case studies detailing the methods criminals and criminal enterprises are using to move illegal funds through your financial institution to their final destinations. The prevention and detection of money laundering must be handled through joint cooperation of both corporate investigators and AML investigators. The resources that each department holds will allow for a more in-depth analysis of all accounts suspected of money laundering.


Financial Crimes Training for Law Enforcement

Certificate in Financial Crimes Investigations Program

We have joined The Rodgers Group, LLC and the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey School of Graduate & Continuing Studies to offer a new certificate program.The Certificate in Financial Crimes Investigations program will provide the tools to investigate various levels of financial crimes along with introducing the current trends and methods criminals are using to move funds obtained through criminal activity.

Course #1: The Financial Crimes Law in New Jersey
This one-day course will provide a detailed analysis of N.J.S.A Chapters 20 & 21 related to financial crimes investigations. Case studies will describe key elements for both investigative and prosecution purposes. Police officers will gain an in-depth understanding of New Jersey’s theft and forgery statues while acquiring the tools needed to address today’s white-collar criminals.

Course #2: The Elements of Financial Crimes Investigations
This one-day course will provide an officer with the essential foundation to conduct a financial crimes investigation in today’s technology driven society. This course will highlight core financial crimes including, but not limited to, embezzlement, mortgage fraud, counterfeit checks, credit card fraud, identity theft, power of attorney fraud, and document fraud. Attendees will participate in the analysis of multiple present day financial crimes investigations case studies exposing them to the methods and trends utilized by modern day white-collar criminals.

Course #3: Investigating and Prosecuting Money Laundering
This one-day course will discuss the criminal elements and case law for N.J.S.A criminal statue 2C:21-25, Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity, also known as money laundering. The course focuses on the stages involved in the process of money laundering and how to utilize this knowledge in developing both your investigative and prosecution strategy. A detailed breakdown of each section of this statue will be provided as well as case examples for each section including the calculation of the anti-money laundering profiteering penalty.

Course #4: How to Locate Assets during a Financial Crimes/Narcotics Investigation
This one-day course will benefit any detective and/or prosecutor assigned to white collar crime/narcotics investigations. Preliminary discussion will center on the types of fraud, methods utilized to move currency and basic investigative measures to assist in identifying the flow of money and assets. Specific focus will be on the investigative measures for narcotics-related cases and how to build a financial profile of your target(s) along with identifying assets of the individuals and organization. Emphasis will include, but not be limited to, forfeiture of assets/seizures of properties and bank accounts; various investigative databases designed to identify fraudulent activity, proactive and reactive investigative measures and the steps used to strengthen court testimony.

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