Forensic Accounting

When you suspect fraud, theft, or some other wrongdoing within your company, decisive action is critical. You require forensic accounting experts that apply professional accounting skills and an investigative mindset to provide answers.

At Fuller Landau, our forensic accounting team has earned a reputation for being credible, thorough, and intuitive. We dedicate ourselves to obtaining a detailed understanding of your unique case, and work closely with you to identify internal control and compliance failures, and resolve your issues in a cost-effective and timely manner.

We understand the sensitivities that can be implicit in these types of assignments and believe that communication and careful planning are the keys to a successful outcome. Combined with our depth of expertise, objectivity, and the collaboration of our tax and accounting specialists at Fuller Landau, you can rest assured that your best interests will be fully protected.

Our forensic accounting services include investigations related to:

Employee Theft and Misappropriation of Funds

  • Asset tracing
  • Source and use of funds analysis
  • Investigations of activities including potential:
    • Skimming of receipts
    • Cheque tampering
    • Lapping and layering of funds
    • False vendors/invoices, expense reimbursements
    • Manipulation of cash receipts or inventory records
    • Ghost employees, overtime, and commission payments
  • Identify information that would assist in establishing motivation, intent, and bias

Broker Fraud and Negligence

  • Fraud and misappropriation of funds
  • Examination of financial statements related to allegations of mismanagement of funds
  • Quantification of damages

Securities Fraud and Class Action

  • Reasonableness of the entity’s forecasts and projections
  • Accountants negligence
  • Shareholder fraud and misappropriation of funds
  • Assessment of the actual financial condition of the entity
  • Operation of the business and historical profitability

Estate and Trust Matters

  • Breach of fiduciary duties
  • Prudent investor rule cases
  • Fraud and misappropriation of funds investigations
  • Misappropriation of trust assets
  • Business valuation

In cases where litigation support is required, we also provide expert witness testimony, critique of opposing experts’ reports, assistance with examinations for discovery, and expert cross-examination at trial.

For a team of experts skilled at the art and science of forensic accounting investigations, contact us today or meet our experts below. We’re ready when you are.

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Did You Know…

  • Employee fraud and theft is a growing concern for many businesses? We can help you prevent, identify, and reduce potential areas of risk.
  • The risk of fraud increases dramatically when one employee controls the finances? Contact our team of forensic accounting experts to learn how to protect yourself and your business.
  • Fuller Landau is an active member of Leading Edge Alliance? LEA is an international association of accounting and consulting firms, providing our clients with access to a global network of advisors.

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Patricia Harris • July 08, 2019

If left unchecked, fraud can devastate a business. Although many businesses believe they have adequate controls to minimize the risk of fraud, employee theft is still prevalent across all industries. As such, we cannot overstate just how important it is for a business to assess their level of exposure to fraudulent activities.

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The First Steps to Start a Forensic Investigation

Patricia Harris • May 13, 2019

You think you notice some missing funds. Your books just don’t seem to add up. The employee in charge of your finances has purchased a number of big-ticket items that they shouldn’t be able to afford. There are many reasons why you might require a forensic accountant, but regardless of what you’ve found, who you

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Advice From a Toronto Forensic Accounting Firm: How to Minimize The Risk of Fraud in Your Business

Bruce Roher • November 29, 2018

We all want to trust that our employees are not capable of fraud. However, faith in the character of your team is simply not an adequate fraud control for a business of any size. Our Toronto Forensic Accounting team has assembled some simple strategies to help you minimize your risk of exposure and loss: 1.

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