• Fraud Investigator II

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
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    Location Name
    Dallas, TX - Dallas Renaissance (PCB)
    Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Job Summary

    The Fraud Investigator II will have minimal supervision under manager or designee, accumulates information regarding initial stages of external investigations. Will present questionable issues to more experienced investigators or management.  Develop the ability to function as a departmental representative in routine issues.  May accompany more senior members of the Investigations team to enhance this dimension. 

    Essential Functions

    1. Good working knowledge of various fraud schemes (kiting, elder abuse, BEC, wire fraud, counterfeit rings, etc.) and characteristics of the red flags.
    2. Good working knowledge of research and investigative software programs and tools.
    3. Accurately and thoroughly document case comments and all investigative steps in compliance with department procedures and standards.
    4. Accurately identify and submit timely Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) and Management Notifications with minimal supervision.
    5. Good working knowledge of bank regulations and operations to assist in determining risk to the bank on fraud related issues.
    6. Assist other team members as directed.
    7. Ability to research and investigate external cases concurrently, with minimal management supervision, while adhering to all department and regulatory standards.
    8. Maintain communication by providing telephone support to all branches and Call Center, discussing possible policy changes with Management to present to Operation Services, notifying Regional Managers of large losses, and communicating with law enforcement on pending investigations.
    9. Establish liaison with business units and initiates contacts with outside corporations and agencies. Attend area Intel Meetings as directed.
    10. Conduct routine interviews and may participate in more complex interviews with more experienced investigators.
    11. Handle project assignments as needed.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in business related discipline or commensurate experience required.  Financial Fraud experience preferred.
    • 3 or more years of bank fraud investigations experience or 7 years banking experience required.
    • Fraud-interviewing experience preferred.
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of Bank personnel and law enforcement.
    • Strong analytical, time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
    • Must be self-motivated with strong initiative, high level of accountability, and the ability to work independently.
    • Strong computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office suite of products, and the ability to learn and utilize custom banking systems and applications.

    About the Company

    At PlainsCapital, we’ve always had a trailblazing spirit. PlainsCapital was founded in 1988 by Alan White and a group of investors who raised the capital to acquire Plains National Bank, a Lubbock financial institution with one branch and $198.8 million in assets.  Alan, who retired from his post as Chairman of PlainsCapital Bank in 2019, partnered with a team of young bankers who dreamed of bringing relationship banking to Lubbock, and they began to grow the bank one relationship at a time.


    Today, PlainsCapital Bank is one of the largest banks in Texas based on deposit market share. Under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Schaffner, we have a statewide presence with more than 60 locations in all major Texas markets. We are a strong and stable financial institution and a trusted community partner. We take pride in helping our customers blaze trails of their own, whether launching or expanding a business, raising a family, or moving into retirement. Our diverse range of services includes commercial banking, treasury management, private banking, and wealth management, as well as consumer banking.


    To learn more, please visit us online at plainscapital.com/about.


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