Internal Investigations

We have conducted internal investigations for companies of all sizes relating to allegations of fraud, sexual harassment, discrimination, workplace misconduct, FCPA compliance, and False Claims Act issues. We have conducted multiple investigations in Latin America. Representative investigations include:

  • Conducting multiple investigations for U.S. company relating to kickbacks, fraud, accounting issues and the misuse of its property by the Gulf Drug Cartel at the company’s facilities in Mexico

  • Investigating bribery of a public official on behalf of a Fortune 50 company at its manufacturing facilities in Mexico

  • Investigating potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at a Fortune 50 company’s facility in Venezuela

  • Investigating fraud for bankruptcy trustee of Sentinel Management Group, an investment advisor and futures commission merchant. Our investigation resulted in the prosecution and conviction of the principals of the firm, United States v. Eric Bloom and Charles Mosley (N.D. Ill.)

  • Investigating on behalf of charter school company of alleged compliance violations, fraud against CPS, and other misconduct

  • Investigating on behalf of large family wealth office of allegations of fraud committed against one of the members of the family. We established that the subject defrauded at least five people of a total of more than a million dollars. After we turned our report over to the U.S. Attorney, the fraudster was charged with wire fraud. United States v. Kit Klehm (N.D. Ill.)

  • Investigating for publicly traded bank of misconduct by employees in mortgage division

  • Investigating for large regional bank concerning potential misconduct in its international trade business

  • Investigating accounting irregularities and alleged loss of funds at the DuPage Water Commission

  • Investigating malfeasance on behalf of an electric utility

  • Investigating alleged widespread sexual harassment on behalf of Fortune 50 company in the entertainment industry

  • Investigating alleged FLSA violations on behalf of Fortune 500 company in the fast food industry

  • Investigating dozens of complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination on behalf of major airline company

  • Investigating Illinois Department of Transportation’s compliance with 1972 Shakman Consent Decree