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Money is the Root: Investigating Financial Crimes – Jan Burke Interviews Andrea Jacobsen of the Alaska State Troopers

12 Dec

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Andrea Jacobsen is an investigator with the Financial Crimes Unit of the Alaska Bureau of Investigations, part of the Alaska State Troopers. Learn how financial crimes and violent crimes are often interlinked, about the damage done through financial crimes, and some of the fraudsters methods. Learn how they are caught, and what you can do to protect yourself from them.

LISTENhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/suspensemagazine/2013/10/30/crime-and-science-radio–andrea-jacobsen

LINKS:

Protect yourself and others from fraud: http://www.saveandinvest.org/FraudCenter/

Department of Justice site with videos on financial crime: http://www.justice.gov/usao/briefing_room/fin/

FinCEN (U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network): http://www.fincen.gov

Financial Crimes and Scams: http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Money/Financial-Crime.shtml

FBI Financial Crimes Stats: https://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/financial-crimes-report-2010-2011

FTC Credit Card Fraud Advice: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0216-protecting-against-credit-card-fraud

ABC News Story: Massive Credit Card Fraud Steals $200M: http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/massive-credit-card-fraud-steals-200m/story?id=18409543

FBI: Common Fraud Scams: http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud

FBI Internet Fraud Scams: https://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/internet_fraud/internet_fraud

Charity Fraud: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0074-giving-charity

FTC Consumer Advice on Charity Scams: http://biztaxlaw.about.com/od/employeelawandtaxes/f/preventembezzle.htm

Interesting Financial Crime Cases:

Washington Post on Embezzlement from non-profits: http://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/nonprofit-groups-often-seek-restitution-not-prosecution-when-money-goes-missing/2013/11/23/d7b7ba18-51f8-11e3-9e2c-e1d01116fd98_story.html

Ephonia Green Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement of $5.1 million from Association of American Medical Colleges: http://www.fbi.gov/washingtondc/press-releases/2013/former-employee-pleads-guilty-to-embezzling-more-than-5.1-million-from-non-profit

Former Town Treasurer of Brimfield, Massachusetts arraigned on charges of embezzling over $80,000: http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/11/ex-brimfield_treasurer_arraign.html

Former Seattle ATF supervisor indicted in embezzlement case: http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2022309022_atfindictment1xml.html

The former president of a Daly City charity pleaded no contest to felony embezzlement for reportedly taking approximately $68,000 and gambling it away betting on horse races: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2013-11-02/ex-charity-head-takes-embezzlement-deal/1776425112671.html

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3 responses to “Money is the Root: Investigating Financial Crimes – Jan Burke Interviews Andrea Jacobsen of the Alaska State Troopers

  1. Glenda Carroll

    December 12, 2013 at 11:00 am

    What time zone is 10 am? I am in California.

    Glenda Carroll http://www.glendacarroll.com

     
    • D.P. Lyle, MD

      December 12, 2013 at 4:57 pm

      Pacific. I’m in California too—as is Jan.

       

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