Tips for Carrying Out Remote Fraud InvestigationsA Bank Fraud Specialist on Overcoming Challenges
One of the biggest challenges of conducting a fraud investigation remotely during the COVID-19 crisis is the inability to verify the data handed over, says Charanjeet Singh Bhatia, senior vice president and head of fraud risk and investigation at First Abu Dhabi Bank in United Arab Emirates.
"It is difficult to detect signs of forgery when the documents are handed over to you remotely in a scanned form," Bhatia says.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Bhatia also discusses:
- The fraud trends in the banking industry;
- The do's and don'ts of remote investigations;
- The tools to leverage for remote investigations.
Bhatia, senior vice president and head of fraud risk and investigation at First Abu Dhabi Bank, is an anti-fraud professional with 23 years of experience in the financial services sector. Bhatia has worked in India, Tanzania and the UAE. He serves as chairperson of Fraud Prevention Committee of UAE Banks Federation.