Justus Katsigeire of Uganda Revenue Authority, recently earned the Certified Advanced Financial Crimes Investigations Specialist (CAMS-FCI) credential from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
The CAMS-FCI designation is an advanced-level certification and is the first of its kind in the AML and financial crime prevention community.
CAMS-FCI equips professionals with the essential knowledge to detect, report and prevent illicit activity and effectively protect their institution or firm from the risks associated with financial crime.
The program also further enables current law enforcement professional improve their investigative skills.
CAMS-FCI candidates must first become a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
Once accepted into the program, students study, research, and attend pre-class webinars; participate in a three-day live program consisting of lecture, discussion, and group exercises; and finally author a white paper on an approved topic related to the advanced certification.
“Becoming CAMS-FCI certified is a major accomplishment and we honor the commitment and hard work from the graduates,” says John J. Byrne, CAMS, Executive Vice President at ACAMS. Byrne adds, “Those who receive an advanced certification equip themselves with additional expertise and become an invaluable asset to their institution, firm or agency”
CAMS-FCI was developed by ACAMS, with contribution from AML and financial crime prevention subject matter experts.
For more information on CAMS-Audit, prospective candidates may visit www.acams.org.