Certified Economic Crime Forensic Examiner

Investigate and analyze information related to financial conduct of all types and to detect, respond to, and investigate illegal financial activity.


• Theory and history
• Common economic crimes and fraud schemes
• Currencies, financial instruments, and payments
• Financial analysis
• Fraud prevention
• Legislative, legal, and regulatory framework



Are you eligible for an NW3C certification?

To qualify for any of the NW3C certifications an applicant must satisfy a minimum of 25 points which are based on several conditions. The conditions include the number of years of directly related full-time work experience, any directly related education from an accredited institution of higher learning, directly related NW3C or similar coursework completed over the past 5 years, and if you have one or more current directly related industry-recognized certifications from another certification body. Directly related means training, education, or job function that specifically involves knowledge, skills, or abilities meeting the required body of knowledge for the certification.

Why should I apply?

Certifications can help you qualify as a skilled fact or expert witness, distinguish yourself professionally, and obtain the next step in your career. For over 40 years, NW3C’s comprehensive training programs have helped law enforcement professionals master the principles, concepts, and skills they need to fight cyber and economic crime. NW3C now offers law enforcement and private sector practitioners the opportunity to earn professional certifications. NW3C certifications, backed by our industry-leading expertise and reputation, attest to demonstrated competence in digital forensics, cybercrime investigations, and complex financial crime investigations.

Five or more?
We proudly award a plaque at no additional cost to agencies with a work unit of five or more individuals with an NW3C certificate to thank you for your hard work and dedication to public safety!


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