CPA EXPERT WITNESSES

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Manufacturer Accused Of Selling Defective Construction Materials CPA Expert Case

This case involves a manufacturer of construction materials that was accused of selling and installing defective and structurally unsound materials at a discounted rate to hundreds of homeowners. Among the reported damages included ceiling cave-ins and str …

SEC receiver seeks to recoup false profits from hedge fund investors CPA Expert Case

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed an enforcement action against the operator of a large-scale Ponzi scheme. The hedge fund operator pleaded guilty to a multi-count indictment for securities fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud and other charges. The SE …

Hedge Fund Manager Accused of Fraud in Subprime-Mortgage Market Collapse CPA Expert Case

This case involves a hedge fund manager who managed a hedge fund that had taken highly leveraged positions in collateralized debt obligations based on subprime mortgage-backed securities. The manager worked for a company that was one of the largest broke …

Derivatives Expert Opines on Banking Violations CPA Expert Case

Derivatives Expert Opines on Banking Violations

…  liable for damages. Specifically, the Bank’s accountants (CPA) failed to report on their financial statements multiple derivative’s …

Hedge fund administrator ignores red flags of Ponzi scheme CPA 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 …

Tax attorney blacklisted from industry seeks economic loss valuation CPA Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was hired by a major paper manufacturer as a senior tax attorney back in 2007. Becoming a senior tax attorney requires many years of experience in an industry that is extremely complex, requires a deep understanding of ho …

Companies Negotiate Waiver of Fiduciary Duties CPA Expert Case

Companies Negotiate Waiver of Fiduciary Duties

This case involves two American companies that held a combined majority interest in a California-based mobile telephone company. The two companies sought an outside investor to infuse additional capital into one of the companies. The companies approached  …