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NCJ Number: 98135 Find in a Library
Title: Advanced Investigative Techniques for Private Financial Records
Author(s): R A Nossen
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 82
Sponsoring Agency: Paladin Press
Boulder, CO 80301
Sale Source: Paladin Press
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Gunbarrel Tech Center
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United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The purpose of this guide is to familiarize State and local investigators with some basic techniques used to trace financial transactions of white-collar crime violators.
Abstract: In the first section, the author presents guidelines for the determination of undisclosed financial interests through the use of financial information retained by banks on a target's checks, deposits and expenditures, safe deposit box entries, and loan files. Additional information can be obtained from the analysis of brokerage accounts and such public records as real property records and the fictitious names index. Guidelines for tracing funds in foreign bank accounts also are presented. In the second section, additional financial investigation techniques are delineated. The net worth-expenditures principle is a mathematical computation designed to determine the total accumulation of wealth and annual expenditures of an individual. Application of this technique can be used to gather intelligence, enhance interrogation of a target, corroborate other evidence, determine havens where the target may be hiding assets, and identify assets for restitution or fine collection. The application of this principle in two formats, the net worth expenditure schedule and a schedule of source and application of funds, is illustrated in a practical exercise. A listing of additional sources of information and their use also is provided.
Index Term(s): Financial reports; Protective custody; White collar crime; White collar crime investigation training
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