Economic Crime Investigation

Economic crimes vary greatly in scope, from identity theft and money laundering to institutional financial fraud. Students taking the Economic Crime Investigation specialization as part of the Computer & Digital Forensics major will have a marketable skill that will differentiate their resumes. You'll learn how to analyze financial reports to determine if an economic crime has occurred. 

Upon completion of this 12-credit specialization, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate business processes, identify risks and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Explore the impact of transactions on the financial position and profitability of a business
  • Learn rules of evidence as they relate to several different fraudulent activities, including illegal activities such as wagering, money laundering, cash skimming and embezzlement
  • Effectively maneuver the corporate and criminal investigations focused on economic crimes
  • Draft a fraud prevention strategy applicable to the management of a business