Fraud Investigations: Uncovering hidden bank and other financial accounts
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An important part of a fraud investigation is identifying any hidden accounts that the suspected fraudster may be using to hide ill-gotten assets. Regardless of the situation, the process to identify these accounts follows a similar path.
- Gather and review all known financial records.
- Conduct a funds tracing exercise to analyze deposits to and withdrawls from each identified account.
- If necessary, leverage computer forensics to uncover any additional accounts.