Fraud Investigations

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Our Experience

We have over 25 years' experience in the fraud investigation. We have provided expert reports for civil and criminal litigation, insurance recovery and internal discipline purposes. We have experience providing expert witness evidence in court. Our investigations are performed in a timely and confidential manner. We provide clear, concise and user-friendly reports.

Our Skills

  • Collect, analyze, evaluate information through the use of computer forensics and data analytics 
  • Secure electronic and physical evidence 
  • Perform investigative research which involves accessing online and other information relating to the subjects under investigation 
  • Trace assets and bank accounts
  • Perform forensic interviews which involves a systematic approach to obtaining verbal evidence
  • Forgery Identification
  • Interpret and communicate findings
  • Discuss findings with legal counsel, Police, insurance companies, board of directors
  • Prepare expert reports
  • Provide expert witness testimony if called upon to provide evidence in court

Fraud Schemes

We have experience conducting fraud investigations for the  following fraud schemes:

  • Asset misappropriation, including cash/revenue skimming, fraudulent disbursements, payroll fraud and expense report fraud
  • Corruption, including bribes, kickbacks and conflicts of interest
  • Financial statement fraud
  • Money-laundering

Sample Files

  1. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 15 v. Burkitt: This involved the investigation of an employee fraud scheme (cheque tampering and fraudulent disbursements) conducted by a bookkeeper. Expert witness evidence was provided in the civil and criminal court in the Supreme Court of BC. Public record.  
  2. Regina v. Olarte: This involved the investigation of a fraud scheme conducted by a care-giver who embezzled funds (skimming of revenue) from an elderly man. Expert witness evidence was provided in the Provincial Court of BC. Public record.
  3. Confidential client: This involved the investigation of a controller who embezzled funds from her employer (fraudulent disbursements, forgery, payroll fraud) which resulted in a settlement with her employer.
  4. Confidential client: This involved responding to a whistle-blower complaint regarding conflict of interest of a board member. The investigation detailed the lack of compliance with policy and procedure and was used for disciplinary purposes.
  5. Confidential client: This involved the investigation of a customer complaint of a bank employee who had committed corruption in soliciting bribes from customers. The investigation resulted in the employee's resignation.
  6. Confidential client: This involved the investigation of an employee fraud scheme (fraudulent refunds) in a retail environment. This resulted in a guilty plea. 

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