Forensic diary

How much Value Does An Expert Witness Add?

Normally, with financial crime, the value that an expert accountant adds is to provide a level of moderation to a very adversarial playing field. As an independent witness, there is nothing to be gained from the outcome to the case … Read More

There Is Wide Variation Within A Fraud Specialism!

In conclusion, while it is important for a forensic accountant to be known for a number of specialisms (for example in my case being a Hawala expert, or an MTIC expert etc.) in reality a good practitioner is able to approach any case on the basis that it will be unique. … Read More

Expert Accountant – What’s In A Name?

It can be difficult to give a single title to such a person. Descriptions of my job title have included forensic accountant, expert witness, expert accountant, fraud expert, fraud investigator or independent expert. In reality, it is a combination of these. … Read More

From Fish To Fraud

My talk would then cover a series of anecdotes intended to provide both amusement and a warning about the seriousness of fraud to everybody. It never ceases to amaze me how naive most people are when it comes to understanding the threat of fraud each and everyone of us faces daily. … Read More