Fraud Examiners and Investigators
On the Job
Fraud Examiners and Investigators collect evidence and produce reports about fraud. They advise businesses on how to avoid fraud. They may also prepare documents for court, or testify in court cases.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Collect evidence for legal proceedings.
- Gather financial records.
- Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants.
- Investigate legal issues.
- Obtain documentation to authorize activities.
- Analyze business or financial data.
- Assess risks to business operations.
- Document information related to legal proceedings.
- Maintain data in information systems or databases.
- Prepare legal or investigatory documentation.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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