Case Examples

FRAUD INVESTIGATION

  • CCase Examplesonducted investigation on behalf of a leading lending institution. Case Examples Developer refused to provide documentation supporting construction costs and instead gave “sanitized” records for review.  Established lack of developer equity for this $15 million project.
  • Lead fraud investigation of suspected embezzlement at US manufacturing plant.  Conducted interviews, examined records, quantified the extent of the fraud and prepared report for use in criminal and civil charges.
  • Investigated senior management expense account fraud for a fortune 500 company.  Reviewed expense reports, charge receipts and personal calendars as part of verifying non-business expenses charged to the company. Delivered oral report to Chairman of the Board, chief counsel and senior operating management.

LITIGATION SUPPORT

  • Verified the damage claim and provided expert opinion regarding fraudulent invoice scheme.  Based on analysis jury reduced award by approximately $11 million.
  • Prepared rebuttal of $20 million damage claim for lost wages in a wrongful termination suit.  Analysis included plaintiff’s receipt of early retirement benefits and intentional failure to mitigate lost wages.
  • Calculated damages, prepared written report and evaluated opposing damage claim in breach of contract suit.  Analysis included showing how in-house IT department intentionally sunk project through change orders and manipulation of requirements.

EXPERT TESTIMONY

Partial listing of litigation and testimony cases.

Phillips v Phillips – Testimony:  Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Honorable Lawrence Johnston, June 2003.

Dream Acre v Prohaska – Deposition Breach of Contract dispute, Aaron Lyons, Esquire, September 2004.

Barry v Barry – Deposition Michael McLean, Esquire, April 2005.  Testimony: District Court in the Fourth Judicial District, Missoula County, Montana – Brenda Desmond, Standing Master, August 2005.

Thomas v Thomas – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida, – Jennifer Taylor, General Magistrate, November 2006.

Marion v Marion – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 19th Judicial Circuit, Saint Lucie County, Florida, – Honorable Barbara Bronis Taylor, December 2006.

Jackowski v Jackowski – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Honorable Morgan Reinman, July 2005, November 2006, January 2007.

Beirne v Beirne – Deposition Conversion of Assets dispute Aaron Lyons, Esquire, January 2007

Estate of Timothy Edward Brothers, Deceased – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Probate Division – Apportionment of Wrongful Death Settlement – Honorable Tonya B. Rainwater, April 2008

Water Equipment Services v. Manatee County Case No. 2006-CA-3140; CAO File No. 2368 – Deposition David L. Worthy, Esquire, The Robertson Group; James A. Minix, Esquire, Manatee County; Robert H. Buesing, Esquire, Trenam Kemker Attorneys, July 2008.

Caron v Caron – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida, – Jennifer Opal-Taylor, General Magistrate, October 2008.

Silverman v Silverman – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida, – Honorable Bruce Jacobus,  December 2008.

The former Marriage of: Katherine P. McClung, K/N/A/ Katherine P. Leonard, Petitioner v. Meredith M. McClung, Jr. – Testimony: Circuit Court of the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Honorable Bruce Jacobus, April 2009

Walker v Walker – Testimony: Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Temporary Hearing – Honorable Tonya B. Rainwater, December 2009

Jackowski v Jackowski – Testimony: Support modification and forensic evaluation of current income. Circuit Court in the 18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard County, Florida – Honorable Charles Roberts, February 18, 2010.