FRAUD INVESTIGATION

Fraud Detection, Prevention and Investigation

$3.7 trillion is lost to fraud annually; equating to 5% of gross annual revenues worldwide 1
More Fraud Facts…  Small businesses bear the brunt of fraud losses disproportionately. 1 

Note:  Median losses of $154,000 were suffered by organizations with less than 100 employees. 


1 Source:  ACFEsm 2014 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse  


Rich,  Wightman & Company CPAs has created a “Fraud Unit.”   Our Fraud  Unit consists of an experienced team of CPAs specifically trained in  fraud with CFE, Cr.FA, and CFF designations. Certified Fraud Examiners  and Forensic Accountants are dedicated to assisting business owners,  attorneys and law enforcement in the detection, prevention and  investigation of Fraud.  A critical component of the “Fraud Unit” is our  telephone and web-based “Report Fraud Hotline.”      
FRAUD PREVENTION TOOLS AVAILABLE TO BUSINESS OWNERS:  

  • Fraud Hotline
  • Fraud Training and Seminars
  • Report Fraud Posters
  • Fraud Website
  • Fraud Newsletter

Rich, Wightman & Company provides a Fraud Diagnostic Program specifically developed to:  

  • Evaluate existing internal controls.
  • Design internal control procedures specifically targeted to safeguard  company’s assets
  • Implement the procedures allowing for ease of detection of future fraud attempts
  • Maintain and periodically test controls which deters potential fraudsters

With  over 30 years experience, we have assembled a prominent team that has  testified as expert witnesses and prepared expert reports for numerous  fraud and forensic litigation cases.  
Our highly trained “Fraud Unit” is experienced and available to assist you with:

  • Litigation Forensics
  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Lapping Schemes
  • Billing Schemes
  • Embezzlement
  • Inventory Theft
  • Owner Disputes
  • Asset Searches
  • Restitution Analysis
  • Divorce Forensics
  • Wire Fraud
  • Expense Reimbursement Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Digital Forensicse.