Rmapa Set 4-investigations

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Investigation is an inquiry into circumstances surrounding an allegation or incident. Loss/fraud investigations are allegations of impropriety resulting in a loss. These investigations are conducted to determine the extent of the fraud, the amount of loss, what control weaknesses existed and will recommend any corrective action.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are at least eighty types of informants. Which of the following is not informant type?
    • A. 

      Personal informant

    • B. 

      Employee informant

    • C. 

      Student informant

    • D. 

      Anonymous informant

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a requirement for a successful undercover investigation?
    • A. 

      A qualified investigator

    • B. 

      A plausible cover story

    • C. 

      An effective control scheme

    • D. 

      Developing necessary evidence for prosecution

  • 3. 
    If necessary to terminate an undercover investigation which one of the following actions should not be done?
    • A. 

      Withdraw agent safely

    • B. 

      Withdraw agency immediately

    • C. 

      An effective control scheme

    • D. 

      Developing necessary evidence for prosecution

  • 4. 
    The principal item of expense in an investigation budget will be:
    • A. 

      Communications

    • B. 

      Equipment

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Personnel costs

  • 5. 
    The single most important administrative control in handling investigations is:
    • A. 

      Indexing

    • B. 

      Case assignments

    • C. 

      Case review

    • D. 

      Documentation of status

  • 6. 
    As a general rule the number of consecutive years employment or non-employment to be verified preceding the date of investigation are:
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      7 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      2 years

  • 7. 
    An investigation containing unfavorable information should be retained in file for a period of not less than:
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      5 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      2years

  • 8. 
    The rule which states the approximately one in ten applications will have major omissions which will require going back to the applicant is called:
    • A. 

      The rule of ten

    • B. 

      The rule of nine

    • C. 

      The 1-10 rule

    • D. 

      The verification rule

  • 9. 
    Which of the following should be interviewed last or near the end of an investigation under usual circumstances:
    • A. 

      Those with extensive information

    • B. 

      Those preparing to take a trip out of area

    • C. 

      Those likely to be hostile

    • D. 

      Those with less than extensive information

  • 10. 
    If interviewee during investigation is hostile, if is preferable to conduct the interview at:
    • A. 

      The security office

    • B. 

      Home of interviewee

    • C. 

      A neutral spot

    • D. 

      In an automobile