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    Do you have the zest to detect potential fraudsters? Then this course is for you!
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Combating Fraud - A Beginners Course Course Ref: Fraud 11/03

  • Do you have the zest to detect potential fraudsters? Then this course is for you!
  • Get-to-know how a cyber-criminal thinks
  • Use the knowledge to your benefit by taking steps to protect against fraudsters
  • Protect not only your personal financial property but also your employer's

This iGaming course will benefit junior executives wishing to learn about cyber-crime, including ways to identify and prevent financial crime and how to protect your business against it.

It is targeted towards individuals interested in joining the iGaming industry and employees within the iGaming industry requiring a basic Anti-Fraud analyst knowledge.

Upcoming Part Time Course:
register now pentasia training Course dates: TBC- Keep on checking our website as new dates will be released in the coming days 

Time: 17.00-20.00 (both days)
Price: €165 inc. VAT
Duration: 6 hours
Venue:  Pentasia Malta Limited, Quarries Street, Santa Venera, SVR 1755, Malta
Google map: directions

During the two-session iGaming course, you will explore the challenges that auditors traditionally face in identifying fraud and learn the fundamentals of auditing for fraud, with an emphasis on understanding the common schemes, detection techniques and methods of preventing occupational fraud.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded at course completion.

About the Tutor:

Monroe Schmidt has worked in an anti-fraud capacity within the online gaming industry since early 2007 and his experiences and training gained have equipped him with all the necessary tools and insights to battle crime cyber-crime. As Head of Anti-Fraud at his present company Monroe is ideally placed to pass on his knowledge and experiences to those looking to learn more on this interesting and important sector of online commerce.

Participant's feedback:

Latest comments received at course completion of: Combating Fraud - A Beginner's Course:
"Tutor was spot on and could not have been any clearer. The best 6 hours I ever endured during a course."- A. Attard
"The course was very interesting and will make it a point to attend another course."- J. Spiteri
"Great informative course. I recommend this to anyone starting this path."- L. Callus
"The course was extremely interesting and I would like to learn a lot more about it." - G. Budai
"Found the presentation very informative."- L. Raphael
"Very interesting and informative."- M. Borg
"Very informative course."- A. Calleja
"Well done!"- C. Gereb
"Top!."- V. Mikaylova

Latest comments received at course completion of: Combating Fraud - A Beginner's Course:
"Superb! Well Done Monroe!" - S. Insaudo
"Loves all the information, will take measures" - P. Bonnici
"Very interesting!" - M. Mihaescu
"Interesting, informative and well presented." - J. Mead
"Very interesting subject and very good tutor." - E. Mallia
"Super! Well Done!" - L. Vella
"Great course and well organised" - F. Rizzo
"Very interesting. Glad I attended." - Matthias Nussbaum

Comments received from Combating Fraud - A Beginner's Course
"Very well presented, very informative, a big well done, keep such courses coming up." - K. Sultana
"Excellent course and thanks for everything." - R. Debono
"Thumbs up!" - D. Devo
"Thanks for a great course! very informative." - B. Maree
"Very well done, I enjoyed it" - M Lagravinese
"The training was interesting, helpful, I got lot of useful information, which I can use in the near future. The trainer, very intelligent, well-organised professional and kind. I really enjoyed my time here. If he will do other courses, I will sign up for it."- B. Bakos

Comments received from Combating Fraud - A Beginner's Course
“One word – Fantastic!” D. Stojnic
"This course has helped me understand how the fraud department works and even how to protect myself from fraudsters. Videos during course were very informative, they helped to give a clear & bigger picture on fraud." C. Dimech
“The second part of training was excellent since it was only about Fraud in iGaming.” J. Hassinen
“Very useful and informative.” M. Fenech Scicluna
“It was very interesting, thank you.” S. Baytokova 

Aim of the course:
To provide participants with beginner’s knowledge on how the Anti-Fraud department combats Fraud.

What’s on the Agenda:

  • What is online fraud
  • The fraudulent criminal mind
  • How stolen data is acquired
  • Fraud & the gaming industry
  • Common fraud practice within the gaming industry
  • Money laundering black market funds (video) + Discussion
  • Identifying the Fraudster patterns
  • Defending the gaming industry from fraudsters

Who should attend:

  • Junior anti-fraud representatives
  • Internal and independent auditors seeking to increase their anti-fraud effectiveness
  • Professionals who want to help deter and detect fraud within their organisations
  • Employees and educators seeking the knowledge necessary to detect fraudulent activities
  • Beginners who are interested in battling Fraudsters


  1. What would a typical job description for an Anti-Fraud Analyst be?

The Fraud Analyst role is a key member of the fraud team working within an iGaming risk management department and will be responsible for mitigating risk and losses to the business by monitoring and identifying suspicious behaviour and patterns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out high profile fraud prevention reviews
  • Monitoring of registrations, deposits and withdrawals
  • Recognise subtle patterns of fraudulent activity and communicate them to the team
  • Checking and verifying customer verification documents for authenticity
  • Liaise with external gaming providers and internal departments to resolve disputes and create information exchange
  • Actively contribute to identifying initiatives, system improvements and processes improvements
  • Generate / update current reports for the business as required
  • Escalation of critical issues as they arise
  • Communicate effectively and concisely with internal and external contacts 


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