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Fraud investigation

Fraud investigation - Assisting organisations to address potential exposure and risk.

  • Workplace fraud investigation requires specific skills and experience to ensure that potential issues are properly considered, investigated and appropriate recommendations for action identified. Not only does the specific, presenting concern need to be investigated, but the operating environment in which the alleged incident occurred often needs to be considered in the content of future risk minimisation and exposure reduction.

    Workplace fraud investigation requires specific skills and experience to ensure that potential issues are properly considered, investigated and appropriate recommendations for action identified. Not only does the specific, presenting concern need to be investigated, but the operating environment in which the alleged incident occurred often needs to be considered in the content of future risk minimisation and exposure reduction.

    He has a led a range of serious and sensitive investigations, including:

  • -US$ 1.5 billion corporate recovery investigation - this was a 3-year worldwide investigation, across a number of international jurisdictions, which led to the successful conviction of a high profile international private sector company.
  • -$10 million procurement fraud investigation - this involved a complex investigation into contactors artificially inflating rates for the provision of services to a client company both at the international and domestic levels.
  • -$2 million internet fraud perpetrated on a Federal Government department involving illegal hacking, identity fraud, theft of intellectual property, money laundering and telemarketing fraud. Successfully identified the perpetrator, the extent of the fraud and prepared evidence for criminal prosecution.
  • -$1 million identity fraud perpetrated on a large Federal Government Agency.

Phil has a formal background in investigation, including law enforcement. He has worked within the Federal and State Government sectors, and has consulted into Government and the private sector in investigative roles while working for a 'Big 4' international consulting firm. While with this firm, he was the lead for a range of assignments, in areas such as:

  • Fraud and misconduct
  • Compliance audits
  • Reviews of cyber security and data security leakage
  • Assessment of key operational, financial and compliance risks.