A settlement offer made by a husband to his wife during the course of their divorce and equitable distribution case was declined by the wife. She subsequently hired a business valuation expert.
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.
A former city employee claimed she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for raising concerns of health and safety issues and questionable financial management practices in her department.
FSS was hired by a company to perform a vulnerability assessment to determine if cash flow shortages were the result of financial mismanagement or asset misappropriation.
FSS was engaged to perform a vulnerability assessment of a large construction company’s accounts payable and payroll.
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.
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.
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.
SITUATION: FSS investigated the alleged misappropriation of assets by two former employees of a multi-faceted conglomerate.
SITUATION: FSS was hired to compute reasonable and reliable estimates of lost earnings for several plaintiffs and to testify to our findings of economic loss in federal court.
SITUATION: FSS was hired by a company to investigate whistleblower allegations to the IRS of underreported revenue.
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.
SITUATION: FSS investigated the allegations of misappropriation of assets from a medical practice amid concerns that the accounting clerk was embezzling funds.
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.
SITUATION: FSS was hired to compute reasonable and reliable estimates of economic damages and lost profits for an unestablished business, then to effectively present the findings of economic loss to a federal court jury.