JJAY-NCFTA Clearnet Investigations of Cyber-Enabled Fraud Training Course

blue and orange graphicThe Center for Cybercrime Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) are offering a training course on “Clearnet Investigations of Cyber Enabled Fraud.”

Contact Information: julia.gray@jjay.cuny.edu

Course Dates: August 23-24, 2023

Course Time: 10am-2pm (EST), with an hour lunch break

Location: Online via Zoom

Course Level: Beginner/Introductory

Course Description:  ​​Chat rooms, discussion forums, and VoIP, instant messaging, and social media platforms have been used to facilitate cyber-enabled fraud, such as the sale of stolen data.  This course introduces participants to cyber-enabled fraud, types of cyber-enabled fraud, and the platforms used in the commission of these types of cybercrime. Participants will gain practical knowledge of the ways perpetrators of cyber-enabled fraud can be identified on these platforms, and the tools that can be used to identify the individuals and groups that commit these cybercrimes, the roles, and associations of individuals within groups, and the tools and tactics they use to commit various forms of cyber-enabled fraud.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain cyber-enabled crime and cyber-enabled fraud and define the different types of cyber-enabled fraud.
  • Analyze the platforms and tools criminals use in the commission of cyber-enabled fraud.
  • Explain the methods used by perpetrators of cyber enabled fraud.
  • Describe investigative tools and techniques in cyber-enabled fraud.
  • Delineate steps used to investigate cyber-enabled fraud cases and identify potential problems.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of course completion.


Paul J. Kim: John Jay College of Criminal Justice Faculty.

Paul Kim is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer of New York City, Head of Threat Management, and a New York City Cyber Command Certified Information Systems Security Professional. He has a JD from Boston University and an MPA from the University of Pennsylvania. He has extensive private sector and government experience in cyber investigations, security operations, and strategy.

Courtney Vasil: Intelligence Analyst.

Courtney is a National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) Intelligence Analyst II located in Pittsburgh, PA. She is part of the Cyber Financial (Cyfin) Program and interned with the FBI Pittsburgh/CIRFU Cyber Division from 2018 to 2020. Courtney has a BA in Cyber Security from Robert Morris University and a MA in Data Analytics from Robert Morris University. She specializes in business email compromise, digital payments abuse fraud, and dark web investigations.

Kaleigh Muko:  Intelligence Analyst.

Kaleigh is an Intelligence Analyst at the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance in Pittsburgh. She is a member of the Malware and Cyber Threats (MCT) program. Kaleigh received her BA in Cybersecurity from Seton Hill University and specializes in dark web investigations, moniker attribution, and social engineering scams. 

This course is funded by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance. 

The course is only open to U.S. state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, and judges.

A course registration link can be found here: https://gccunyep.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3ymBlhRwgSKVzCK