About Me

Fahad Hizam alHarbi, CPO, CFCS, CAMS
Certified Criminal Investigator
Oaxaca, Mexico
LinkedIn.com/in/FahadHizam

I am a very well-versed investigator with the capacity to utilize advanced methods of pattern examination to detect fraud and suspicious activities, employ corrective action plans to mitigate threats, and establish enhanced network protection. Through active supervision and analysis I prevent financial crime 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 Protection Officer (CPO)
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS)
  • ICA Specialist Certificate in Combating the Financing of Terrorism

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.

M e m b e r s h i p s

  • International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO)
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)
  • Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)
  • International Compliance Association (ICA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • ASIS International

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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