CFE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Asset Management Expert Discusses Unauthorized Trades by Broker CFE Expert Case

This case involves alleged securities fraud and breach in fiduciary duty in Oregon. The plaintiff was an investor who was working with a broker. The broker was managing a substantial fund, but had begun to move forward with unauthorized trades into highly …

Company Fails Due to Defective Product CFE Expert Case

Company Fails Due to Defective Product

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves the forensic valuation of a start-up company. The plaintiffs are the owners of a start-up company that had designed a range of fantasy themed entertainment products, which were intended for use by young …

Financial Advisor Allegedly Violates FINRA Rules CFE Expert Case

Financial Advisor Allegedly Violates FINRA Rules

This case takes place in New York and involves an individual who bought a variety of financial products through through the defendant. They never bought or invested in an individual stock, and had explicitly instructed the defendant as to their desire to  …

Homeowner Disputes Foreclosure, Cites Institutional Incompetence CFE Expert Case

The plaintiff in this case is the owner of the property located in Montana where the plaintiff has lived with her family for many years. The defendant seeks to foreclose on the property allegedly without legitimate basis. It is alleged that the default tha …

Hedge fund administrator ignores red flags of Ponzi scheme CFE Expert Case

This case involves an alleged Ponzi scheme at a hedge fund in which approximately 30 investors lost between $250,000 and $300,000 each, for total losses of about $10 million. The fund’s investment manager chose to invest in unknown companies, rather than …

Telecommunications Company Undergoes Audit of Its Financial Statements CFE Expert Case

This case involves a publicly traded telecommunications company. The company went public when it acquired a publicly traded long distance telecom services company. Throughout the 2000s, the company continued to grow by acquiring various companies and expan …