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Forensic Strategic Solutions is a national financial investigation firm that specializes in analyzing the interrelationships between people, events and data within financial records so that trends are identified and inconsistencies and irregularities are exposed. With five integrated practice areas, including fraud examination, investigative financial consulting, litigated business valuation, forensic technology and accounting malpractice, we serve businesses and organizations across numerous sectors, including law firms and legal entities, insurance companies, banks, accounting firms, government agencies and corporate stakeholders. Read our case studies to learn more.

CASE STUDIES

False Claims Investigation

SITUATION: When a whistleblower sounded the alarm on their employer that had allegedly violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and submitted false claims to the government, FSS was hired by the whistleblower’s attorneys to pinpoint evidence and determine the value of any identified claims.

Embezzlement – Nonprofit

SITUATION:  FSS investigated allegations of misappropriation of assets and excessive spending by an employee of a federally funded nonprofit organization with reporting responsibilities to the Office of the Inspector General.

Computer Forensics

SITUATION:  FSS was hired by the Board of Directors of a regional company to assist with an internal investigation amid questions of unexplained declines in cash flows and the lack of timely financial reporting.

Accounting Malpractice

SITUATION: When a national accounting firm was sued for its failure to follow generally accepted auditing standards which would have uncovered a scheme that duped the bankers and the purchaser of a small manufacturing company, FSS was hired to investigate the allegations and testify before an arbitration panel.

Ponzi Scheme

SITUATION: FSS was hired by the bankruptcy trustee to determine if an investment run by a rogue money manager (“the Project”) was a Ponzi scheme and to testify before the bankruptcy court regarding our findings.

Embezzlement

SITUATION: FSS investigated the allegations of misappropriation of assets from a medical practice amid concerns that the accounting clerk was embezzling funds.

Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

SITUATION: The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second largest school district in the country with an annual budget in excess of $11 billion.  Mired with problems and a price tag estimated over $200 million, the LAUSD hired FSS to determine the sources and uses of funds for the Belmont Learning Center project.

Embezzlement – Nonprofit

SITUATION:  FSS investigated allegations of misappropriation of assets and excessive spending by an employee of a federally funded nonprofit organization with reporting responsibilities to the Office of the Inspector General.

Computer Forensics

SITUATION:  FSS was hired by the Board of Directors of a regional company to assist with an internal investigation amid questions of unexplained declines in cash flows and the lack of timely financial reporting.

Accounting Malpractice

SITUATION: When a national accounting firm was sued for its failure to follow generally accepted auditing standards which would have uncovered a scheme that duped the bankers and the purchaser of a small manufacturing company, FSS was hired to investigate the allegations and testify before an arbitration panel.

Ponzi Scheme

SITUATION: FSS was hired by the bankruptcy trustee to determine if an investment run by a rogue money manager (“the Project”) was a Ponzi scheme and to testify before the bankruptcy court regarding our findings.

Embezzlement

SITUATION: FSS investigated the allegations of misappropriation of assets from a medical practice amid concerns that the accounting clerk was embezzling funds.

Corruption and Conflicts of Interest

SITUATION: The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second largest school district in the country with an annual budget in excess of $11 billion.  Mired with problems and a price tag estimated over $200 million, the LAUSD hired FSS to determine the sources and uses of funds for the Belmont Learning Center project.