Internet Search Tips for Assets

Risk management, internal control

Video

Internet Search Tips for Assets

Speaker: Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    50 min

We will cover the six reasons of when, where and why to conduct an asset investigation, and what resources, both online and offline are most beneficial to locating leads or content relevant to your research.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall the six reasons of when, where and why to conduct an asset investigation
  • Identify how to legally obtain bank account information and other assets
  • Indicate how to use social media to identify assets and asset potential
  • Identify the offerings of illegally obtained asset information and how to steer clear

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

A practical discussion on the types of asset investigations an investigator may find they are being called upon to investigate, the legal means they can go about conducting their investigation, and learn how to steer clear of the Pandora’s box of illegal activity.

We will cover the six reasons of when, where and why to conduct an asset investigation, and what resources, both online and offline are most beneficial to locating leads or content relevant to your research. Assets to be looked for are financial, medical, intellectual property and physical assets.

Topics discussed:

  • Reasons to conduct an asset investigation

Who should take this course?

  • Forensic accounting and business valuation services professionals
  • Litigation services consultants and experts
  • Emerging FVS professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Senior financial professionals

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:50 min
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Speaker

  • Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII

    Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations by keeping pace with the latest security threats and assessments. She has authored three books on how to conduct investigations, is the publisher of the newsletter, Data2know: Internet and Online Intelligence, and has trained over 20,000 investigators, security professionals, attorneys, accountants, auditors, military intelligence professionals, and federal, state, and local agencies on best practices.

    For more than 25 years, Ms. Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in United States history.

    Ms. Hetherington provides expert commentary for national and international media outlets, including, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Irish Times, Washington Times, ABC News, and VoiceAmerica. Ms. Hetherington has presented at over 500 conferences across North America. In 2012, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners named her the James Baker Speaker of the Year.

    In 2015, Ms. Hetherington founded the OSMOSIS Institute, host of the annual OSMOSIS Conference. Hundreds of investigators across the nation attend to gain insights into Open Source Intelligence and receive training from the most recognized social media and open source trainers in North America.

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