An internal forensic investigation is performed in three stages

1. Preparation

  • Initial analysis of the case and possible strategy
  • Assessment of corporate environment and dependencies
  • Consideration of emergency measures
  • Definition of the scope and points at issue
  • Development of an investigation plan

2. Execution

  • Collection of documentary and digital data
  • Conducting of forensic interviews
  • Analysis of collected evidence
  • Investigation report including root-cause analysis and recommendations

3. Review

  • Decision on possible measures/sanctions
  • Communication (internal/external)
  • Lessons learned

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Analysis and assessment of whistleblower claims  
  • Establish a communication channel with the whistleblower
  • Information-gathering via email or interview with the whistleblower in order to assess the credibility
  • Check whether the allegation is plausible

Definition of the scope and points at issue

Development of an investigation plan

  • Consultation regarding the goal of the investigation and its limiting parameters
  • Consultation regarding the scale (historic/geographic) as well as the intended depth of the investigation
Collecting and analysis of documentary, digital data (via external IT forensic partner) and forensic interviews  

Specialized in investigations regarding cases of

  • Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Corruption
  • Breach of trust (embezzlement/misappropriation)
  • Money laundering
  • Conflict of interest
  • Employee relation and sexual harassment
  • Violation of data integrity (GMP)

Conducting of forensic interviews with those involved

  • Forensic interviews in fraud, money laundering, and corruption cases at national and international levels
Preparation of a written investigation report  
  • Comprehensive root-cause analysis
Lessons learned  
  • Consultation with respect potential process changes and preventive measures

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