White-collar crime in both for-profit and not-for-profit entities continues to increase, costing businesses billions of dollars each year. The successful investigation of any white-collar crime requires an in-depth understanding of complex accounting, tax and financial issues. With heightened regulatory and law enforcement scrutiny and a complex patchwork of criminal and regulatory standards, specialized expertise is crucial to these investigations.
Withum’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) experts are retained by counsel as consultants and testifying experts in all facets of forensics, investigations, and white-collar criminal defense. Our team has specialized forensic expertise needed to accumulate and analyze evidence relevant to your white-collar criminal case, from pre-indictment through sentencing. Whether uncovering evidence relevant to criminal intent, assessing financial losses, tracing the sources and uses of funds, applying data analytics, identifying co-conspirators, or consulting with counsel for trial, our forensic professionals are a key component of a criminal defense team.
At Withum, our forensic accounting expertise, combined with private investigative services, data analytics, digital forensics, and cyber response solutions help put our clients in a Position of Strength. Withum’s diverse team of forensic accountants, licensed investigators, and cybersecurity experts have decades of investigative experience and include former Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Secret Service Agents and professionals with well-respected credentials across several disciples, including, Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) and Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). Moreover, the Withum professionals include industry specialists in technology, financial services, construction, automotive, healthcare, consumer products, real estate, life sciences, hospitality, theatre and entertainment, manufacturing and professional services.
In addition to our in-house team of forensic accountants, private investigators, and computer forensics and cyber experts, we have an extensive international network of over 800 former federal law enforcement investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Postal Service, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement, and various state and international law enforcement agencies. Our diverse team, extensive relationships, advanced tools, and unique capabilities allow Withum’s Forensics, Investigations, and White-Collar Criminal Defense team to respond to any scope of the investigation at a moment’s notice.
Forensic, Investigations and White-Collar Services
- Forensic Analysis and Investigations
- Corporate Internal Investigations
- CARES Act Fraud and Investigations
- White-Collar Criminal Defense
- Whistle-Blower Allegations
- Asset Misappropriation
- Fictitious Billing
- Procurement Fund
- Trust and Estate Litigation
- Healthcare Fraud Investigations
- Money Laundering
- Bribery and Corruption
- Asset Forfeiture
- Securities Fraud
- Asset Searches and Recovery
How We Help
Jessica Hollobaugh, Partner and Market Leader, Forensics, Investigations, and White-Collar Criminal Defense, Mark Calnan, Principal and Leader of Withum’s Investigative and Corporate Intelligence Services and Peter Kim, Principal and Leader […]
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