Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+5.5% (as fast as the average)


What Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts Do

Obtain evidence, take statements, produce reports, and testify to findings regarding resolution of fraud allegations. May coordinate fraud detection and prevention activities.

Other Job Titles Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts May Have

Certified Fraud Examiner, Confidential Investigator, Financial Investigator, Forensic Accountant, Forensic Audit Expert, Inspector General, Investigator, Special Investigation Unit Investigator

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Fraud Recovery Coordinator ,

Capital One

Come in the office @ 11 am. Log into 10 systems. Check daily news and voicemail. Hit get next. Work case from start to finish. Contact the primary card holder and send appropriate letters. Answer phone calls in the phone queue for live fraud claims. Take service calls. All until 8pm.

Fraud Recovery Coordinator ,

Capital One

Everyday is always different because of the different types of fraud cases we see. From cases where it is true fraud to cases where we find out that the customer either didn't recognize the charge or they are really trying to commit fraud. Look at documents or receipts from merchants to verify if the charge belongs to the customer.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Document all investigative activities.
  • Prepare written reports of investigation findings.
  • Analyze financial data to detect irregularities in areas such as billing trends, financial relationships, and regulatory compliance procedures.
  • Gather financial documents related to investigations.
  • Interview witnesses or suspects and take statements.

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