A forensic audit is an examination and evaluation of a firm’s or individual’s financial records to derive evidence that can be used in a court of law or legal proceeding. Forensic auditing is a specialization within the field of accounting, and most large accounting firms have a forensic auditing department.
Litigation includes any number of activities before, during, and after a lawsuit to enforce a legal right. In addition to the actual lawsuit, pre-suit negotiations, arbitrations, facilitations and appeals may also be part of the litigation process.
Fraud Risk Management
Fraud Risk Management (“FRM”) is an ongoing process that provides an organisation with the tools to manage fraud risk in a manner consistent with the regulatory requirements as well as entity’s needs. An effective FRM approach encompasses controls that achieve the following key objectives: Prevention.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SERVICES (BIS)
When conducting an investigation, taking on a new employee or entering a business deal with a new client, a complete picture of who you are dealing with is crucial. Background information assists by providing a clear and accurate understanding of background, reputation, affiliation, integrity, solvency and many other aspects pertaining to any persons, clients, business partners and other stakeholders.
COMPUTER FORENSIC TECHNOLOGY
Computer forensics is the application of investigation and analysis techniques to gather and preserve evidence from a particular computing device in a way that is suitable for presentation in a court of law. All investigation is done on the digital copy.
A polygraph, popularly referred to as a lie detector test, is a device or procedure that measures and records several physiological indicators such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and skin conductivity while a person is asked and answers a series of questions. This is used as an investigative tool to guide the investigation.
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Mark Freemantle registered Forenzcor (Pty) Ltd was as a company in 2014, which has evolved into a unique Forensic Audit and Investigation Consultancy, consisting of a team of Independent multi skilled and cultured Consultants, who
have dedicated their careers to the fight against crime. Each have gained years of experience working for the Big 4 Accounting firms and SAPS Specialist Anti-Fraud & Corruption Units, each bringing to the table, their variety
of professional skills in the prevention, Investigation and detection of fraud, corruption, maladministration and risk management.
A few things we’re great at
We provide a range of Forensic Investigative and preventative solutions and provide our clients with a tailor made solution on resolving any problems they may be encountering.
Forensic investigations into alleged fraud, corruption and theft, for the purposes of:
– Disciplinary proceedings
– Criminal and or civil litigation.
General Investigations and covert operations (Reactive and Proactive)
Preparation of evidence dossier
Ensure charges are supported by substantive evidence and drafted correctly.
Provide expert witness testimony during disciplinary / legal proceedings
Chairing of disciplinary hearings
Assist in legal proceedings where evidence requires presentation and interpretation
Assist with interpretation of contracts and resolution of related disputes
Assist with the quantification and evaluation of insurance claims, such as loss
Review other expert testimony / reports for potential issues and lack of evidence
Develop and implement fraud risk management strategies / fraud prevention policies for an organization, including whistle blower policies, investigation methodologies and fraud response plans
Identify high fraud risk areas, processes or systems
Detection of red flags for investigation
Evaluation of supply chain management system / procurement processes
Physical Security Audits, relating to company premises, identification of security inefficiencies
Utilise forensic software to analyse electronic and computer related evidence, such as laptop /desktop computers and mobile phones utilised by staff or other persons
Analyse email, internet and private business related activities of staff as obtained from the laptop / desktop computers provided to them by their employer
Retrieval of lost, deleted and tampered with information, even if it was intentionally deleted and wiped clean
Maintaining of chain of evidence to ensure integrity of evidence collected
Provide Corporate Intelligence (CI) and due diligence investigative services:
Criminal records checks via AFIS
Polygraph testing of employees to determine a subjects truthfulness regarding a specific test area, and to determine whether or not the subject is in involved in the issue under investigation
Technical Counter Surveillance Measures (TCSM) covert operations and installation of covert cameras
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