Investigation + fraud
Taking care of clients’ financial and reputational stability in Australia and around the world.
What we do
Upon discovery of a fraud, businesses need to move quickly to stem the financial loss as well as potential loss of reputation and employee confidence. The first days and weeks following discovery of a fraud are stressful and can severely impact normal business activities. Our experts are conscious of the sensitivities involved in fraud investigations and work with our clients to ensure the most minimal impact on both business and staff.
Our team of specialist forensic accountants have the right expertise to assist clients following the discovery of a fraud.
- Employee theft
- Fidelity guarantee
- Computer fraud
- Social engineering fraud
- Payroll fraud
- Client loss
- Identity theft
- Trust account fraud
- Expert witness reports
- Civil/Criminal recovery
Our experienced team ensure a prompt, professional and objective investigation which is also cost-efficient. Our diverse experience across accounting, insurance and law enforcement means we can provide our clients with specialist knowledge and expertise. Our breadth of experience allows us to respond promptly and appropriately to the specific fraud identified, providing a tailored investigation based on the evidence.
We pride ourselves on providing clients with an objective investigation service, ensuring we report on the factual circumstances of a fraud, as well as quantifying and evidencing the extent of any loss suffered. Our experience means we can assist with proactive strategies regarding recovery action against the perpetrator of the fraud as well as reporting to police and relevant statutory bodies. We can assist in all aspects of legal proceedings including acting as experts.
Learn more about our forensic accounting team here.
Every day, thousands of people turn to Sedgwick when faced with a life-changing moment. They work for global brands that want to provide the best coverage for the people they value most. They are big and small business owners who need to get things back on track. And they are employees and consumers who need to know that they’re protected. We take care of them when they need it most, helping them get back on their feet, back on the road, back to business as usual — because caring counts.
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