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Procurement Fraud Investigation Training Program

Acronym: 
PFITP
Length: 
8 Training Days
Locations Offered: 
Export -

Description

The Procurement Fraud Investigation Training Program (PFITP) was designed at the request of the Attorney General’s National Procurement Fraud Task Force Training Committee for investigators (both criminal and non-criminal), auditors, analysts, and prosecutors who desire further training in the investigation of procurement fraud offenses.  These types of investigations require an in-depth knowledge of the Government procurement process to identify where in the procurement cycle the alleged violations have occurred and what documents are required to support these allegations.

Successful completion of the PFITP will enable students to: identify in which phase of the five phases of the Government procurement process the alleged violations have occurred and what scheme was utilized to perpetrate the offense, identify various investigative techniques that may be utilized to obtain the required documentation  to support the allegation(s) from both the Government files as well as the contractor’s records, identify what steps in the investigative process are necessary to successfully document the violation, identify and select investigative team members, define their duties and responsibilities, demonstrate how to present these complex investigations to both prosecutors and administrative officials and demonstrate how case organization and presentation tools may be used to organize and present their investigative findings.

Prerequisites

This program is open to agents, criminal investigators, non-criminal investigators, auditors, analysts, attorneys, and other personnel who provide support for investigations.

Required Training Materials

None.

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Foundations of Government Procurement
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative Remedies
  • Fraud Investigation Process
  • Common Fraud Schemes and Indicators
  • Link Analysis
  • Understanding the Suspension and Debarment Process

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344. 

State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

International (non-US) personnel should email FLETC-intlrqst@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-3166

NOTE: For Export training programs only, the below forms must be completed and faxed to the Training Specialist at 912-267-2500.