C. Lewis & Company

Financial Lines


Location: Caracas, Venezuela


Scope of Engagement:

  • Forensic accounting investigation into allegations of misappropriation of assets at a major financial services corporation in Venezuela.

Quantum:

  • In excess of US$4,000,000

Unique Aspects of Engagement:

  • A scheme to divert VAT tax remittances was confirmed through strategic information gathering interviews and examination of accounting and finance supporting documentation
  • A search of employee work area exposed personal bank statements that lead to the discovery of a scheme to launder the stolen money through the corporations own bank accounts