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Crime Prevention in Banks


Fraud and various irregularities cause major losses for banks and other organizations. In addition, non-compliance with crimes like anti-money laundering (AML)/anti- bribery legislation can result in imprisonment, for the relevant employees and managers concerned, however unwittingly. This course is designed for those who either need a comprehensive introduction to, the latest financial crime prevention and anti-money laundering techniques. The course covers the background and nature of financial crime, predicate offences, money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, combating financial crime, bribery and the role of the financial sector.


Content Highlights

• The definition under law and scope of financial crimes
• Principles of Crime Prevention
• Main Types of Financial Crimes
• Identity Theft Prevention
• Types of Fraud (Internal and External)
• Early indicators and Red Flags of Fraud
• While Collar Crimes
• Ponzi Schemes (Investment Fraud)
• Attempts of Fraud / Case Studies
• Money laundering and terrorist financing awareness
• Basic internal controls, systems and documentation
• The legislation against crimes like market abuse, insider trading and market manipulation
• Identifying and monitoring “Red Flags” and indicators


Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

• Understand international best practice in the prevention of fraud, corruption and money laundering
• Review latest legislation and case law
• Examples of successful crime prevention, detection and recovery
• Learn the requirements of the regulators
• Understand the implications of the regulator’s Money Laundering Directive
• Reviewing the expectations of law enforcement agencies
• Implement crucial internal controls, systems and documentation
• Prevent and detecting market abuse and anti-competitive practices
• Identify "red flags" for new, rapidly changing forms of financial crime and formulate appropriate responses to them

Course Facts

3 days; 18 hours



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Training & Development
Kingdom of Bahrain


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