About Me

Fahad Hizam alHarbi, CAMS
Certified Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorist Financing Specialist
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – Oaxaca, Mexico LinkedIn.com/in/FahadHizam

I am a very well-versed professional with the capacity to utilize advanced methods of pattern examination to detect suspicious activities, employ corrective action plans to mitigate threats, and establish enhanced network protection. Through active supervision and analysis I prevent financial theft by identifying data anomalies. I promote team spirit and enhanced operational performance by building lucrative relations and establishing active collaboration across departments.

C e r t i f i c a t i o n s

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist – CAMS
ICA Specialist Certificate in Combating the Financing of Terrorism – Spec.Cert(CFT)
ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering – Cert(AML)
Prevención de Lavado de Dinero y Financiamiento al Terrorismo (PLD/FT)

E d u c a t i o n

Minot State University, North Dakota, USA
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Magna Cum Laude – Major GPA 3.9 – Accumulative 3.85

• Research with Dr. Hasan Buker: An Assessment of the Functions and Needs of Child Advocacy Centers in North Dakota.
• Cultivated deeper knowledge and understanding of criminal justice & security topics. Courses included American Law, International Laws, White-collar Crimes, Corrections, Crimes Against Children, Internet and Digital Crimes, Policing, and Terrorism.
• Generated 10-20-page research papers singlehandedly or in group environments by utilizing extensive article research. Developed PowerPoint presentations delivered to class to relay findings.

Select Research Papers
• “Cybercrime” in Intro to Criminal Justice course.
• “The Effectiveness of Community Policing” in Administration of Criminal Justice Systems course.
• “Fraud” in Criminal Law course.
• “The 1994 Citibank Cyber Heist” in Cybercrimes course.

Minot State University, North Dakota, USA
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Spanish Language and Literature
Magna Cum Laude – Major GPA 4.0 – Accumulative 3.85

• Minor in French Language and Concentration in English Literature.
• Part of this degree was completed overseas, including a winter semester in Puerto Rico and three summers in Oaxaca, Mexico. In all of the study abroad programs, I studied French and intensive Spanish. The courses focused on literature, history, and local cultures.
Distinguished Student Achievement Award.

Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca, Mexico
Graduate Diploma in Spanish Language and Literature

Six months graduate diploma at the University of Benito Juarez in Oaxaca, Mexico. The diploma includes six graduate level Spanish courses in grammar, literature, history, business, law, and creative writing.

M e m b e r s h i p s

• Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) – Certified Member
• Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) – Certified Member
International Compliance Association (ICA) – Affiliate Member
• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) – Member
ASIS International – Member

P u b l i c a t i o n

An Assessment of the Functions and Needs of Child Advocacy Centers in North Dakota

Buker, Hasan & AlHarbi, Fahad. (2018). An Assessment of the Functions and Needs of Child Advocacy Centers in North Dakota. 10.13140/RG.2.2.34650.85447.

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