External Fraud Investigator resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Fraud Investigator with over 5 years of experience in Financial Crime processes. Passionate about eradicating fraud and financial crimes by implementing AML/BSA (Anti Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act), OFAC and Fin Cen processes and guidelines. I am a hard worker with great interpersonal skills who brings the best to any team.

  • External Fraud Investigations
  • Anti Money Laundering Investigations
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • SAR Writing
  • Risk Policy and Mitigation
  • Public Database Screening
  • Elder Financial Abuse
  • Transaction Monitoring
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • Documentation Review
  • Provisioning accounts
  • Research and Documentation
  • Financial Investigation
  • Leadership
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
Work History
External Fraud Investigator   , 10/2021 to 01/2023
Alliance Bank LimitedCity, STATE,
  • Reviewed computer-generated alerts and human referrals for evidence of fraud and suspicious activity.
  • Filed SAR’s and No SAR narratives highly supporting my decisions with documentation and rationale.
  • Filed Elder Financial Abuse and Brokerage Exploitation reports.
  • Reviewed transactions, transaction data, geographic activity, and login and password activity for unusual and suspicious patterns.
  • Analyzed different types of Fraud including CLAIMS, ACH, Wire, Authorized and Unauthorized transactions, and checks.
  • Analyzed and documented surveillance to support cases and aid law enforcement.
  • Reached out to customer, performing investigation over the phone to deduce role in suspicious activity.
KYC/AML Compliance Analyst, 12/2020 to 11/2021
Adam Bank & Trust LimitedCity, STATE,
  • Provisioned crypto accounts according to the guidelines set in place by company and setting them up for automatic maintenance.
  • Adjusted risk framework to appropriately reflect customers status while following dynamic risk framework calculated by computer system as customer progressed through onboarding.
  • Verified all aspects of the Client Identification Program (CIP) and necessary documents are in compliance with KYC (Know Your Customer), USA Patriot Act, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) standards.
  • Indicated accurate Risk rating highlighting high-risk individuals, jurisdictions, businesses, and Politically Exposed Persons (PEP).
  • Conducted CDD in onboarding individual and commercial clients and EDD on high-risk entities using public and private databases in accordance with AML, BSA and USA Patriot Act standards.
  • Leveraged knowledge of Documentation required to validate and onboard individual and commercial entities according to government and company policies and regulations.
  • Assessed Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBO) and Beneficial Owners (BO) to mitigate risk to my company.

Quality Control/Quality Assurance

  • Built QC processes that efficiently and systematically analyzed and grew analysts.
  • Audited work done by onboarding analysts to ensure they followed company procedures and adhered to financial regulations and guidelines.
  • Gave feedback and coaching to analysts on ways to better improve their onboarding workflow.
  • Input metrics gleaned from analysts' completed work to gain insight into their production efficiency.
  • Helped model QC processes that efficiently and systematically analyze and grows analysts.
  • Collaborated with TLs and managers to look at data and further streamline onboarding processes.
  • Audited provisioned accounts to ensure they followed guidelines, were set up for periodic reviews, and had requisite institutional flags.
  • Ensured CDD, EDD, and regulatory due diligence were carried out comprehensively, by analysts, leaving no room for errors.
  • Collaborated with management on how to ensure analysts met the goals and expectations set by the company.

AML Fraud Investigator  , 08/2018 to 12/2020
Amegy BankCity, STATE,
  • Identified excessive risk, fraud, and reviews of misrepresentation in a transaction
  • Investigated the accounting documents of each department and the organization to ensure compliance of each transaction with the set accuracy, legal, and ethical standards
  • Analyzed functional requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or improve systems
  • Collected and examined Financial Statements and Documents to assist in identifying unusual transaction patterns
  • Wrote suspicious activity reports, addressing Currency Transaction Report (CTR) alerts, sanctions alerts, and other applicable AML processes in accordance with regulations and time limitations.
  • Reviewed and detect transactional alerts from wire transfers, checks, security transactions, trade finance letters of credit, loan,s and cash letters
  • Provided feedback on alert rule effectiveness and partner with management and analysts to design new rules.
Bachelor of Science: Banking And Finance, Expected in 08/2007
Lagos State University - Lagos, Nigeria,

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School Attended

  • Lagos State University

Job Titles Held:

  • External Fraud Investigator   
  • KYC/AML Compliance Analyst
  • AML Fraud Investigator  


  • Bachelor of Science

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