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Psychology of The Fraudster


Psychology That Deals With Criminals

The key to successful fraud detection and prevention lies in better-understanding the psychology of the fraudster. In order to stay one step ahead of criminals, you need to know exactly how they think. In the world of forensic accountancy, an in-depth understanding of how fraudsters’ minds work is mandatory. Fraud-prevention is exactly that – preventing financial crime from happening in the first place. When crimes are detected at an advanced or late stage, the damage may already be done. Gaining this edge means putting yourself in the position of the fraudster, seeing the world through their eyes and ultimately stopping them in their tracks

This engaging tutorial has been designed for existing and prospective forensic accountants alike. study what makes the modern fraudster tick, the psychology that deals with criminals, how financial criminals think and where/how they identify opportunities to strike. Find out who commits financial crime and why, how fraud affects the victims involved, the difference between high-level and low-level fraud and so much more.



  • Discuss the Profile of a typical Fraudster
  • Identify High-Level and Low-Level Thieves

Programme Content


  • Who Commits Fraud?
  • High-Level and Low-Level Thieves
  • Victims of Fraud

Target Audience

  • Finance and accounting staff
  • Accountants interested in exploring forensics
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Accounts professionals  seeking for CPD


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS
Study Method Online
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date on going
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