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Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts - 13-2099.04

O*NET-SOC Description

Obtain evidence, take statements, produce reports, and testify to findings regarding resolution of fraud allegations. May coordinate fraud detection and prevention activities.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Confidential Investigator
  • Financial Investigator
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Audit Expert
  • Fraud Manager
  • Inspector General
  • Investigations Chief
  • Investigator
  • Special Investigation Unit Investigator

SOC Occupation Groups

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-2000 Financial Specialists
13-2090 Miscellaneous Financial Specialists
13-2099.00 Financial Specialists, All Other
13-2099.04 Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Advise businesses or agencies on ways to improve fraud detection.
  • Analyze financial data to detect irregularities in areas such as billing trends, financial relationships, and regulatory compliance procedures.
  • Arrest individuals to be charged with fraud.
  • Conduct field surveillance to gather case-related information.
  • Conduct in-depth investigations of suspicious financial activity, such as suspected money-laundering efforts.
  • Coordinate investigative efforts with law enforcement officers and attorneys.
  • Create and maintain logs, records, or databases of information about fraudulent activity.
  • Design, implement, or maintain fraud detection tools or procedures.
  • Document all investigative activities.
  • Evaluate business operations to identify risk areas for fraud.
  • Gather financial documents related to investigations.
  • Interview witnesses or suspects and take statements.
  • Lead, or participate in, fraud investigation teams.
  • Maintain knowledge of current events and trends in such areas as money laundering and criminal tools and techniques.
  • Negotiate with responsible parties to arrange for recovery of losses due to fraud.
  • Obtain and serve subpoenas.
  • Prepare evidence for presentation in court.
  • Prepare written reports of investigation findings.
  • Recommend actions in fraud cases.
  • Research or evaluate new technologies for use in fraud detection systems.
  • Review reports of suspected fraud to determine need for further investigation.
  • Testify in court regarding investigation findings.
  • Train others in fraud detection and prevention techniques.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on business or operational matters.
  • Advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
  • Analyze business or financial data.
  • Assess risks to business operations.
  • Collect evidence for legal proceedings.
  • Develop business or financial information systems.
  • Document information related to legal proceedings.
  • Gather financial records.
  • Inform individuals or organizations of status or findings.
  • Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants.
  • Investigate legal issues.
  • Maintain data in information systems or databases.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Obtain documentation to authorize activities.
  • Prepare legal or investigatory documentation.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Update professional knowledge.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • CID Special Agent (Army - Enlisted)
  • CID Special Agent (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Special Investigations (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Special Investigations Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Investigator, Fraud