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Proactive Fraud Team– Investigators

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210000GI Requisition #
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A brand new proactive team within RECU created in the vision of the National Fraud Policing Strategy to build a nationally networked and coordinated capability focused on disruption of high harm fraud threats. Such Courier and Romance Fraud affecting our most vulnerable in the community.


Utilising both criminal and civil powers, the team will use a wide range of disruption techniques to confront those serious and organised criminals and their trusted associates involved in these types of crime.


Intelligence-led, often in partnership, the focus will be on exploiting their fraud & financial vulnerabilities and dismantling their ability to commit crime.


This will be a dynamic team utilising both overt & covert tactics, often responding to real-time intelligence, and using both criminal and civil legislation powers. It is a challenging role, requiring flexibility, determination and the highest levels of professionalism.


This role will be suitable for those looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference for our most vulnerable victims who are exploited financially. This is not a shift working position and there is no requirement to work weekends. However, flexibility will be required should intelligence and operational need ensue.


You will be responsible to the Regional Proactive Fraud Team supervisor and Head of the Regional Economic Crime Unit.



  • To have sufficient and relevant knowledge of the criminal and civil legislation applicable to the fraud and financial business arena & to maintain such knowledge.(training will be provided in role and CPD opportunities)


  • To identify and proactively investigate the fraud & financial vulnerabilities of an organised crime group or significant member(s) of such allocated via an intelligence assessment & appropriate tasking process.


  • To utilise the full range of relevant and effective legislation available to bring about maximum disruption.



  • To liaise with and provide appropriate assistance to other departments within the ROCU, as well as individual police forces & local officers. Also to provide appropriate assistance and advice to partner agencies as directed by the PFT Sergeant.


  • To maintain a liaison with other regulatory bodies, financial institutions and any other agency who may be involved in aspects of fraud investigation


  • Experience in a proactive policing environment
  • Proven investigation experience
  • Ability to apply covert investigation techniques and methodology
  • Evidence partnership working
  • Ability to work under pressure to specific deadlines, where necessary exhibiting both adaptability and flexibility
  • Able to work on their own initiative whilst within a team environment
  • Demonstrate high confidentiality and integrity
  • Proven communication and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of the Fraud Act , Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and willingness to train for Financial/Fraud Investigation qualifications (minimum FIO/CRISP)(training will be provided)




  • Experience of intelligence led policing
  • Experience of OCG/SOC policing
  • Experience/understanding of covert policing
  • Experience in Fraud Investigation

All training will be provided once in post.

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