Financial Services

Below are just some examples of the work we have undertaken in the Financial Services sector:

  • Forensic accounting assessment of documentation to support lending on a property development including the valuation methods used and alleged conflicts of interest
  • Forensic accounting review of accounting work done by an accountant for valuation lending purposes
  • Forensic evaluation of an independent review of the estate of a deceased person on behalf of one of ten beneficiaries
  • Forensic review of a worker’s compensation claim on behalf of an insurance company
  • Forensic review of contract performance of a big four bank’s relationship to a mortgage provider
  • Fraud risk assessment of a funds manager
  • Fraud and corruption risk assessment of a superannuation fund
  • Independent review of the investigation conducted into the misappropriation of more than a million dollars by senior staff of a credit union
  • Investigation of an external fraud on a home loan provider as a result of identity fraud
  • Investigation of a fraud on three international banks involving tens of millions of dollars as a result of false reporting of exports
  • Investigation of a police officer operating a bank account in a false name that led to the successful prosecution
  • Investigation of breach of directors’ duties involving a company who provides information technology services to the financial services sector
  • Investigation of collusion between a staff member and a client to manipulate the fees due and number of switches allowed on a superannuation account
  • Investigation of the alleged theft of intellectual property from a service provider by an ex employee in order to start up a business in competition
  • Investigation of the misappropriation of client funds by a staff member at a superannuation fund
  • Investigation of the theft of company cheques and the subsequent alteration of those cheques to obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stockbroking firm
  • Investigation of the theft of funds from a funds manager by a staff member
  • Investigation on behalf of a federal government agency of a superannuation company that carried out a fraudulent scheme to hide from investors the nature of the investments being acquired, and losses of millions of dollars
  • Investigation of the unauthorised transfer of funds from a client’s mortgage account to third parties
  • Presentation of fraud awareness training to the staff of federal government financing corporation
  • Procurement review for an international bank
  • Presentation of fraud awareness training to client service staff at a superannuation fund
  • Presentation of fraud awareness training to senior governance staff at a superannuation fund
  • Presentation of fraud awareness training to the board of a superannuation fund
  • Presentation of fraud awareness training to the staff of an insurance company