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Online Classified Investigation and Intelligence Gathering

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Program Includes

Tuition Includes:

Total Hours: 1

# of Exercises: 4

# of CPE Credits Earned: 1

Delivery Method: Online Self-Study

Certificate Earned: Digital Certificate of Completion

Lifetime Access to the Program

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Upon completion of this exciting course, you will close more online investigations than you ever thought was possible, recover more losses for your organization and successfully prosecute more fraudsters in a 1/4 of the time… Guaranteed!

The McAfee Institute® brings to you this exciting comprehensive course eBay, Craigslist, and Facebook Marketplace. Online Classified Investigations & Intelligence Gathering, brings together 15 years of cyber intelligence, loss prevention, and law enforcement experience to illustrate and teach you the necessary skills to conduct successful online investigations in an effort to isolate organized retail crime rings, fraudsters, and employee theft. 

Key learning's

  • An expanded history of Classified platforms, Buyer/Seller fraud, and Organized Retail Crime on eBay Classifieds, Craiglist, Facebook Marketplace, and Google!
  • What intelligence information is available on these platforms that will aid in your investigation
  • Information on innovative detection methods to identify stolen merchandise and fraudsters
  • How to identify multiple seller accounts across different platforms
  • How to use an advanced eBay search to identify hidden seller information
  • What tools and resources are available
  • Google Boolean searches to help find fraudsters

Platform explored

  • eBay
  • Craiglist
  • Facebook Marketplace
  • Google
  • Introduction to Online and Classified Investigations
  • Where is Online Classifieds and Auction Fraud Most Prevalent
  • Fencing Vs. eFencing
  • Challenges to Investigating eCommerce Fraud
  • Prosecution Challenges
  • Prosecution Requirements
  • Science Meets eCrime
  • Facebook Marketplace
  • Group Forum Discussion: How do fraudsters use eBay?
  • eBay The World's Largest Auction Platform
  • Boosters Selling on eBay
  • eBay Listing Overview
  • Advanced eBay Search Overview
  • Craigslist Overview
  • Craigslist Listings
  • Craigslist Investigations
  • Google Boolean Searches - Site Search
  • Group Forum Discussion: eBay Investigation
  • Group Forum Discussion: Craigslist Investigation
  • Final Exam: Online Classified Investigations Quiz

Your certification of completion is valid for 2 years. If you wish to renew the certificate, you simply need to take the program again to generate a new certificate of completion. 

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