Forensic Accountant Expert Skilled in Fraud Investigation

Case Description:

An expert accountant skilled in fraud investigation was needed to perform forensic auditing for litigation. An employee of the plaintiff, with an undisclosed relationship to the defendant, negotiated a supply contract. The plaintiff discovered the contract contained periodic “retainers” with bonus provisions that allegedly allowed the defendant to secure significant additional unwarranted compensation. Plaintiff alleged fraud, conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty, and commercial unreasonableness of contract.

IMS was asked to locate expert forensic accountants with expertise in detecting contract fraud and mismanagement of funds. The expert was needed to audit the financial reports and opine as to how much economic damages the plaintiff had incurred from the contract.

Experts Presented:

  • Financial Auditing Expert

    This forensic accountant has provided financial consulting and valuation services to an array of clients including attorneys, insurance companies, governmental agencies, and corporations. He specializes in forensic financial analyses related to matters in dispute. He’s responsible for his firm's Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services group including assignment planning, supervision of staff, assistance with interrogatories, and expert witness testimony. His expert witness experience includes expert analysis of breach of contract and other types of damages, and investigating fraud. IMS Reference #1216246

  • Fraud Investigation Expert

    This forensic accountant has 30 years of experience providing audit, tax, management and litigation consulting services to public and privately held corporations. He is a widely recognized fraud investigation expert as well as the resident Sarbanes-Oxley expert at his consulting firm, which offers its clients forensic accounting investigations, business valuations, taxation consulting, accountant malpractice investigations, and expert witness services. He teaches fraud detection courses at the college level and at industry’s invitation. IMS Reference #4992673

  • Forensic Accounting Expert

    The president of a firm specializing in business valuations and forensic accounting, this expert previously spent 15 years as controller or CFO of various corporations and several years as an auditor at one of the Big Four. His current case load includes forensic accounting, business valuation, economic damages, accounting misrepresentation, management negligence, contractual performance failures, abuse of trust relationships, fraud, and other matters of general commercial litigation. He’s offered depositions and trial testimony as a forensic accounting expert witness. IMS Reference #4992670

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