Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations

The team you need to get to the truth quickly.

In an increasingly complex business landscape, complicated questions can arise. There is, however, a big difference between suspicion and facts. Finding the truth quickly is imperative. Gathering evidence that withstands scrutiny is essential.

When issues arise, you need forensic accountants who can unravel the puzzle efficiently and document the evidence appropriately, so you can move forward with the necessary information.

RSM's forensic accounting and investigative professionals have the skills and experience to resolve high-stakes issues from the board room to the courtroom. Our team provides analytical and investigative services to major law firms, insurance companies, financial institutions, governmental entities, private equity firms, venture capital funds and corporate counsel and executive management. Team members include expert testifiers, witness interviewers, data mining and computer forensic specialists, fraud examiners qualified as international investigators, CPAs and others you may need to document the facts of your situation.

Our team's experience covers a full range of areas, including:

Corporate investigation services

  • Asset tracing, misappropriation, waste and embezzlement
  • Construction-related
  • Fidelity claims
  • Financial fraud, including misrepresentation and financial statement fraud
  • Regulatory-related investigations
    • Financial institution and health care fraud
    • Foreign Corrupt Practices and UK Bribery Acts
    • DOJ, SEC and State Attorneys General inquiries and investigations
    • Whistleblower investigations
    • White collar defense

Bankruptcy services

  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Preferential payments

Litigation support, including expert testimony

  • Billing, earn-out, working capital and post-acquisition purchase price disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Director and officer liability
  • Business interruption/insurance coverage disputes
  • Securities and shareholder litigation

Additional services

  • Background investigations/due diligence
  • Data mining and computer forensics
  • Management fees and related-party transactions

Most Popular Insights


SEC crackdown on cyberfraud looms large

After new SEC guidance, companies should evaluate cybersecurity risk and prevention processes to avoid potential enforcement actions.

  • Andrew Weidenhamer, Sean Renshaw
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  • March 19, 2019
Strengthening internal controls to prevent and mitigate cyberfraud


Strengthening internal controls to prevent and mitigate cyberfraud

Employing the proper internal controls can limit the financial and reputational damage that a company exposed to a cyberattack may face.

  • Chris Ekimoff, Alain Marcuse, Greg Naviloff
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  • March 19, 2019


Understanding kickback threats within patient support programs

Patient support programs can become a risk to life sciences product manufacturers if used to gain preferential treatment for their products.

  • Greg Naviloff , Chris Fitzgerald, Shan Cifarelli
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  • March 07, 2019


Tips for managing high-risk pharmaceutical speaker programs

With the recent attention around speakers programs, ensure your life science organization has the proper controls in place to reduce risk.

  • Greg Naviloff , Chris Fitzgerald, Shan Cifarelli
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  • February 11, 2019


6 key risk, compliance and fraud considerations for life sciences

Learn the key risk areas for life sciences organizations to consider as they implement controls that promote compliance and deter fraud.

  • Greg Naviloff , Chris Fitzgerald, Shan Cifarelli
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  • January 10, 2019

How can we help you?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800.274.3978 or

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