Fraud Investigator

The Fraud Investigator is responsible for evaluating the circumstances of a case of suspected fraud and makes recommendations about future measures. They may work for different institutions including law enforcement agencies, insurance companies, professional organizations, and banks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Researches and conducts thorough investigations
  • Plans and implements deposition strategies based on specific situations
  • Conducts in-depth investigations of evidence and/or allegations of suspicious activity such as fraud or money laundering.
  • Assists other fraud examiners and private investigators for field assignments
  • Conducts investigations into allegations of fraud, waste or abuse committed by clients against our company
  • Reviews and researches evidence/documents to analyse the overall fact pattern of a claim and synthesise data into a professional report with recommendations
  • Acquires documentation or permission required to authorize investigatory activities; adheres to the scope and parameters set forth therein.
  • Collects evidence and relevant financial documents to ease fellow investigators work

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as criminal justice or risk management
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Fraud Investigator, Forensic Accountant, or similar role
  • Ability to identify any suspicious activity that includes fraud threats and infringement attempts in time
  • Excellent interviewing and interrogation skills

Skills needed for this role

The Fraud Investigator must have Good communication skills, must be a strategic thinker and holding good work ethics and must have excellent interrogation skills. He/She must have a complete understanding of investigation methods and procedures. He/She must know how to use modern technological equipment and usually gives the knowledge of how to follow a data trail, review evidence, and conduct forensic analysis.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Law Enforcement, Security