Forensic Strategic Solutions is a full-service financial investigation firm offering a range of services across five integrated practice areas: fraud examination, investigative financial consulting, litigated business valuation, forensic technology and accounting malpractice. Our team of professionals combines deep experience in fraud investigation and litigation consulting with advanced data analytic techniques to arm our clients with fact-based, clearly-illustrated data and defensible positions, best situating them to resolve financial disputes in courts of law and other forums.
We serve as an unrivaled cyber investigation resource by seamlessly integrating our capabilities in advanced data analytics and fraud investigation with our partners’ specialized expertise to protect against, identify, and respond to sophisticated organizational attacks led by internal or external threats.
Our team is composed of forensic accountants, financial investigators and data analysis experts who understand and comprehensively assess financial data to detect fraud, illustrate and testify about fraudulent activities, and identify and offer recommendations to protect business processes that are prone to future abuse.
The Power (and Variety) of Data in Forensic Investigations
Time and time again, we trumpet the incredible value of advanced data analytics in forensic investigations – often, it is the key to finding the needle in the haystack. Fortunately, our firm remains at the forefront of utilizing data to identify unexpected patterns when investigating financial fraud – that red flag that tells us something isn’t as it should be – whether for a qui tam case involving kickback schemes or a case of underreported revenue.
FSS was engaged to perform a vulnerability assessment of a large construction company’s accounts payable and payroll.
Ralph Q. Summerford Authors Article on How Auditors Can Improve Fraud Detection Skills
Ralph Q. Summerford, president of Forensic Strategic Solutions, authored an article for Fraud Magazine on how auditors can improve their fraud detection skills. In the article, Ralph asserts that auditors must take responsibility for detecting fraud and continually work to hone their skills in this area. Our accounting malpractice team has deep expertise in accounting […]