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With over 30 years of experience, Rich provides services in investigations and forensic accounting. He works with attorneys, clients and governmental branches in various cities and states across the country, and provides valuable expertise in all areas of forensics, including family law, financial statement and tax fraud, contract disputes, economic damages, bankruptcy fraud and embezzlement cases in which he has successfully represented and testified for both prosecution and defense.

He is a member of the AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Section, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Forensic Services Section and the FBI San Francisco Citizens Academy Alumni Association. Rich is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV).

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Though he has earned several designations, Rich’s office isn’t plastered with certificates and degrees—it’s decorated with movie posters and his daughters’ artwork. As a dedicated father, his days outside of work are spent chauffeuring his girls to the mall and extra-curricular activities. Still, Rich’s history with the FBI lives on– In 2015, Rich was one of only 20 individuals in the San Francisco area selected to participate in the prestigious FBI Citizens Academy. As an alumnus, Rich now serves as its Treasurer and as a liaison between the FBI and the public.

External publication or presentations given for conferences, seminars or workshops by Richard:

Protecting Seniors from Abuse, Fraud and Predators
FBI San Francisco Citizens Academy Alumni Association – June 2021

Steps to Minimize Fraud in Any Size Organization
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Annual Fraud Conference –
July 2017

Labor Union Internal Controls, Fraud Detection & Prevention
IBEW Northern Joint Conference – August 2015

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Two Years Later – Predictions of COVID-19 Fraud Have Become Reality

Now that we have surpassed the 2-year mark of lockdowns, shutdowns, and letdowns – what was expected by forensic accountants on day one has become painfully clear. Ultimately, based on […]

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