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Bank Note Counterfeit Education for Police
Course Category: Contemporary Issues


Content Provider:
Bank of Canada


0.75 hours

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Despite significant and ongoing advances in security features added to bank notes, criminal elements continue to find ways to imitate those features. Counterfeiting is a serious issue in Canada and in many cases, organized crime groups are sharing their methods on a global scale. These crimes not only represent significant losses to retailers, financial institutions, and the public, but also undermine Canadian’s confidence in their bank notes.

Bank Note Counterfeit Education for Police describes trends in counterfeiting, methods used by counterfeiters and counterfeiting case law and legislation. In addition to an in-depth review of the security features on polymer and paper notes, this course features a case study of an Ontario-based counterfeiting investigation.

This course contains significant audio-based media; it is strongly recommended that learners have audio functionality to run this course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify genuine bank notes
  • Identify counterfeit bank notes
  • Process counterfeit bank notes
  • Understand counterfeiting law

Target Audience

Sworn Police, Public Safety Officer, Peace Officer / Special Constable