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Denver, CO, United States
4 days ago
Denver, Colorado, United States
4 days ago


HTLF is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. We deliver community banking at scale by powering our geographically diverse group of banks with technology, efficiency and strength — giving local decision-making the opportunity and insights to focus on customers and growth. Relationships have been the core of our company since its founding in 1981. We're deeply invested in the communities we serve, and that's why our clients choose us as their banking partners.

What's different about a career at HTLF? We believe our employees and their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills are our greatest assets. We wouldn't be HTLF without the people with whom we surround ourselves and empower to enrich the lives of our customers, employees and communities. We're dedicated to making HTLF the best place to work – where your opinions are valued, your feedback and ideas are heard, and your opportunities for personal growth and professional development are endless.

The Fraud Investigator independently reviews and investigates the circumstances of a fraud case and files Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), as appropriate. The Fraud Investigator will review daily reports to identify fraudulent activity and take mitigating action to reduce fraud losses. This role is ultimately responsible for identifying fraud and investigating cases escalated within the fraud monitoring software, reports and submitted fraud claims.

1.    Investigate fraud claims submitted by staff and escalated alerts by Fraud Analysts.
2.    Review circumstances of fraud claims for applicable laws and regulations.
3.    Drafts and file fraud SARs once a quality control review has been completed. 
4.    Efficiently conducts and tracks investigations to ensure reporting timeframes are accomplished.  
5.    Review daily and periodic fraud reports, reporting fraud trends to the Fraud Program Manager.
6.    Interact with Member Banks and customers to verify suspected fraudulent activity.
7.    Act as a backup to the Fraud Analysts, BSA/AML Analysts, and BSA/AML Investigators. 
8.    Provide member banks and departments guidance on fraud related issues.
9.    Assist in the recovery efforts of funds
10.    Serves as the 314b contact for designated member bank(s). 
11.    Maintain a high level of confidentiality when compiling investigative information and escalating issues.
12.    Complete annual e-learning plan, attend external fraud training, and maintain knowledge of current and emerging fraud trends within the financial industry. 
13.    Maintains compliance with applicable rules and regulations related to money laundering and other company policies and procedures.


1.    Bachelor’s Degree in related field – Business, Accounting, or Criminal Justice
2.    3-5 years of banking experience
3.    3-5 years of experience in BSA/AML, fraud investigations or related activity
4.    Experience with SARs and fraud investigations, preferred
5.    Knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act compliance, bank regulations, UCC laws
6.    Knowledge of various fraud and money laundering typologies 
7.    Experience with AML/Fraud systems, preferred
8.    Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
9.    Ability to work remotely with supervision high level of independence. 
10.    Strong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
11.    Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize deliverables
12.    Strong customer service skills
13.    Proficiency using Microsoft Office

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified AML & Fraud Professional (CAFP), preferred

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Time Type:

Full time

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57871535
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado, United States
    Dubuque, Iowa, United States
    Kansas City, Kansas, United States
    Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
  • Position Title: Fraud Investigator
  • Company Name: HTLF
  • Industry: Banking & Financial Institution
  • Job Function: Investigator
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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