Our Forensic Services department has developed an enviable reputation as leaders in Fraud & Financial Investigations. Our effective and seasoned group of professional fraud experts use a proven process to deliver a thorough investigation, while protecting a positive work environment. Vicenti investigators know how to handle allegations and circumstances which may involve whistle-blower complaints, hotlines tips, informant and anonymous sources of information, exit interviews and other sources of complaints.

Clients Served:

Some of our clients have included school districts, public agencies, special districts, municipalities, home owner associations, business development agencies, corporate and commercial businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

How We Help

We handle internal, administrative, civil investigations and liaison with law enforcement in criminal investigations in a wide variety of fraud schemes, such as:

  • Fraud from employee misappropriations
  • Theft and embezzlement
  • Check disbursement schemes
  • Cash receipts schemes
  • Conflict of interest, bribery and corruption schemes
  • Procurement fraud, including both vendor and employee scheme
  • Payroll fraud
  • Employee reimbursement scheme
  • “Off the Books” transactions

Our specific involvement includes:

  • Quickly responding to your concerns and work hands-on with you to professionally assess the situation and help you determine if an investigation is warranted
  • Investigation plan and scope designed specifically to your situation
  • Discreet handling of sensitive inquiries
  • Conducting investigations in a professional and discreet manner and work with your internal audit and/or internal investigative staff to minimize the cost of the overall investigation.
  • Thorough report of findings (fraud determination, mode and method of fraud, identification of perpetrator, quantify fraud loss, weaknesses of internal control, and how to improve controls)
  • Computer forensics
  • Working with you in the presentation of findings to your board of trustees or directors
  • Working with both in-house and/or outside counsel assigned to represent your interest.
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Assistance with insurance recovery
  • Liaison with law enforcement, attorneys and regulatory agencies
  • On-site crisis management

Recent Engagements