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About the Position

Fraud Investigator

Location: Lexington, SC

Responsible for conducting fraud investigations against the bank and/or its customers and pursuing prevention and recover methods to mitigate fraud losses including timely working of investigations and reporting of suspicious activity under the Bank Secrecy Act. Collaborates with appropriate business partners and local, state and federal authorities to ensure fraudulent matters are identified timely and fraud losses are minimized or avoided.  Responsible for tracking and timely communication on fraud cases to the BSA Department on all investigative matters which create the need for a SAR to be filed within the regulatory timeframe.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Conducts investigations of fraud alerts generated by the BSA/AML monitoring system.
  • Prepares case file documentation to support fraud investigations and to aid law enforcement in the prosecution of those perpetrating fraud against the bank or bank customers.
  • Recommends policies and procedures to detect and prevent the occurrence of fraudulent or illegal activities.
  • Assists with the recovery of losses due to fraudulent or illegal activities.
  • Review of daily reports to identify fraudulent activity.
  • Assists with training of bank employees to identify and respond to potential or actual fraud situations.
  • Trains bank employees on identifying and responding to potential or actual fraud situations.
  • Assists the Fraud Manager as needed.
  • Models the core beliefs of the organization.



  • Two-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Member of fraud associations (IAFCIA, CFE, etc.)
  • Experience investigating fraud alerts in a financial institution environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize case load independently.
  • Experience working with federal and local law enforcement agencies.
  • Basic problem-solving and analytical skills.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficiency in using personal computers and office products (e.g., Word, Excel, Adobe).
  • Effective time management skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills