Global Investigations: Relevant Experience

AML and Money Laundering Investigations Case Studies

Argentinian Ponzi Scheme

As the U.S. federal court-appointed receiver for IATrading.com, an Exiger Managing Director investigated and confirmed a Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of investors and investments in excess of $40 million.  Show more

Financial Crime Rooted Out at International Bank

As a result of a law enforcement inquiry, Exiger was retained to review and synthesize thousands of documents on behalf of a major American bank to uncover suspected financial crime.  Show more

Repeated Investment Fraud Scheme Exposed

An Exiger Associate Managing Director worked with a U.S. client engaged in litigation over misappropriated investment funds.  Show more

Prosecution of “Wolf of Wall Street” Law Firm Led by Exiger Managing Director

An Exiger Managing Director tried the money laundering case arising out of the prosecution of the Stratton Oakmont defendants depicted in the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street.”  Show more

Illegal Trans-European Double-Counting Revealed

While Principal Investigator in the UK Serious Fraud Office, an Exiger Director investigated a $42 million false accounting fraud at a UK bottled gas supplier, which involved analyzing asset purchases and movements to uncover a fraudulent double-counting scheme.  Show more

Multi-Billion Dollar Online Gaming Industry Shuttered in U.S.

As an FBI Special Agent, an Exiger Managing Director led a seven-year criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York into the illegal online gaming industry.  Show more

Proceeds from UK Based Narcotics Money Laundering Ring Traced

While working in the UK Serious Organized Crime Agency (now the National Crime Agency), an Exiger Director conducted a forensic accounting investigation into a narcotics money laundering ring that led to lengthy prison terms for the defendants.  Show more

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Case Studies

Investigation of Middle East Oil Corporation

An Exiger professional supervised a 2015 investigation into alleged corruption in the Middle East supply chain of a major oil corporation.  Show more

Media Rights Bidding Links to Indicted FIFA Co-Conspirators

An Exiger Associate Managing Director conducted an FCPA investigation for a U.S.-based media company regarding parties involved in bidding for media rights related to soccer tournaments in the Americas.  Show more

Global Bribery Scheme Traced in 20+ Countries      

An Exiger executive previously worked on a global FCPA investigation for a medical device manufacturer that had self-reported to the DOJ bribes paid in connection with contracts at state-run entities.  Show more

Personal Injury Settlement Scheme Uncovered

An Exiger Managing Director spearheaded a widespread investigation of corruption in the settlement of personal injury cases in the New York metropolitan area.  Show more

Asset Tracing and Recovery Case Studies

Medical Insurer's Missing Funds Recovered 

An Exiger executive led an investigation on behalf of a private investment fund that had discovered assets missing from a recently acquired medical insurance company.  Show more

Misappropriated Funds Traced in Libya 

A client engaged an Exiger Managing Director to conduct an inquiry in response to the client’s mandate from the Libyan government to identify and recover assets misappropriated during the rule of Muammar Qaddafi.  Show more

Assets Found after Loan Default

An Exiger professional led an inquiry for a private investment fund that sought recourse in the U.S. courts to recover money related to an investment in a major foreign steel company that had defaulted on a loan and removed all personnel from the U.S.  Show more

Business Intelligence and Investigative Due Diligence Case Studies

Real Estate Developer Exposed

An Exiger team member successfully advised a U.S. client involved in real-estate litigation concerning a failed development and allegations of misappropriation of investment funds.  Show more

Uncovered Inflation Scheme

An Exiger team member worked with a public company’s audit committee to investigate a whistleblower’s allegation that a key company officer held an ownership stake in a key distributor.  Show more

Relationship with Indicted Politician Investigated

After a client identified a blog and other online publications reporting that the Chairman of a key client was allegedly working with a politician under criminal indictment for money laundering, an Exiger team member was engaged to examine the allegations in more detail.  Show more

Construction Investigations Case Studies

Union’s Ties to Organized Crime Revealed

Two Managing Directors at Exiger conducted joint investigations into traditional Organized Crime’s extortionate control over two of the most powerful labor unions in New York City, the International Union of Operating Engineers, Locals 14 and 15.  Show more

RICO Indictment of Gambino Organized Crime Family

A Managing Director at Exiger led a 5-year investigation that resulted in the RICO indictment, arrest, and conviction of more than 60 members and associates of the Gambino organized crime family, including the acting boss, underboss, and consigliere.  Show more

Multi-Million Labor Racketeering Scheme Investigated

An Exiger Managing Director spearheaded a labor racketeering investigation into widespread no-show jobs in the New York City construction industry, including a $10 million scheme at the MTA’s then-new headquarters at 2 Broadway in lower Manhattan.  Show more

Financial Investigations and Forensic Accounting Case Studies

Argentinian Ponzi Scheme

As the U.S. federal court-appointed receiver for IATrading.com, an Exiger Managing Director uncovered a Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of investors and investments in excess of $40 million.  Show more

Illegal Trans-European Double-Counting Scheme

While Principal Investigator in the UK Serious Fraud Office, an Exiger Director investigated a $42 million false accounting fraud at a UK bottled gas supplier, which involved analyzing asset purchases and movements to uncover a fraudulent double-counting scheme.  Show more

Financial Crime Rooted Out at International Bank

Exiger was engaged by a major international law firm to conduct a forensic analysis of the records of an international bank, to investigate the backgrounds of key parties involved in the inquiry, and to document thoroughly the results of the investigation.  Show more

Repeat Investment Fraud Scheme Exposed

An Exiger Associate Managing Director in his prior employment worked with a U.S. client litigating over misappropriated investment funds.  Show more

FCPA Violation Allegation Investigated

In connection with an FCPA investigation, an Exiger professional organized and reviewed corporate trial balances and general ledger detail for questioned accounts, and reviewed related bank account statements and supporting documents for a period of approximately three years.  Show more

Illicit Mortgage-Backed Securities Trading Revealed

During his previous employment, an Exiger Associate Managing Director led a forensic accounting investigation into a large U.S. bank, analyzing pools of assets-including mortgage- backed securities– that the bank had illicitly traded at a premium (or loss) to secure balance sheet liquidity, and thus to comply with post- mortgage crisis regulation.

Assets Owed to Creditors Hunted after Historic Bankruptcy

An Exiger executive, in previous employment, conducted a forensic accounting investigation arising from one of the most substantial bankruptcies in U.S. history.  Show more

Alleged Bribes Investigated Internationally

An Exiger Director conducted a forensic accounting investigation of alleged bribes paid by freight forwarders into a central Asian country.  Show more

Fraud, Embezzlement and Market Misconduct Investigations Case Studies

Argentinian Ponzi Scheme Investigated

As the U.S. federal court-appointed receiver for IATrading.com, an Exiger Managing Director uncovered a Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of investors and investments in excess of $40 million.  Show more

Embezzlement Investigation Secures Conviction

An Exiger Managing Director conducted a six-month embezzlement investigation at a leading multi-national entertainment company.  Show more

Union's Ties to Organized Crime Revealed

Two Exiger Managing Directors investigated Italian organized crime’s extortionate control over two of the most powerful labor unions in New York City — the International Union of Operating Engineers Locals 14 and 15.  Show more

Kickback Scheme Exposed

An Exiger Managing Director conducted a complex eight-month investigation into kickbacks in the media-buying industry.  Show more

Illegal Trans-European Double-Counting Scheme

An Exiger Director investigated a $42 million false accounting fraud at a UK bottled gas supplier, which involved analyzing asset purchases and movements to uncover a fraudulent double-counting scheme.  Show more

Intellectual Property Theft Investigations Case Studies

Millions Obtained from Counterfeiters

An Exiger Managing Director successfully conducted a series of undercover investigations that revealed the source of counterfeit and grey market medical devices.  Show more

Counterfeit Medical Devices Traced to Source

An Exiger Managing Director designed and executed a cross-border investigation that successfully identified the ultimate source and distribution chain of a counterfeit medical device.

Tampering Scheme Revealed

An Exiger Managing Director designed and executed a complex, cross-border investigation that revealed a scheme to tamper with and re-sell a unique consumer electronics product.  Show more

Litigation Support and Disputes Case Studies

Suit for Misleading Institutional Customers 

An Exiger executive led an investigation on behalf of a group of large financial institutions that were being sued for misleading institutional customers about financial products.  Show more

Investment Management and Malfeasance

In the context of a lawsuit against a client for investment mismanagement and malfeasance, an Exiger consultant assisted in a complete re-creation, review, and analysis of a multimillion-dollar portfolio (holding stocks, options, and funds) to ascertain the specific events precipitating a more than 90 percent fall in value.  Show more

Repeated Investment Fraud Scheme Exposed

An Exiger Associate Managing Director worked with a U.S. client litigating over misappropriated investment funds.  Show more

Regulatory Investigations Case Studies

FCPA Violation Allegation Investigated

An Exiger Associate Managing Director conducted an FCPA investigation for a U.S.-based media company regarding parties involved in bidding for media rights related to soccer tournaments in the Americas.  Show more

Multi-Billion Dollar Online Gaming Industry Shuttered in U.S.

An Exiger Managing Director led a seven-year criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York into the illegal online gaming industry.  Show more

Alleged Corruption Scrutinized in Thailand

An Exiger Director conducted an FCPA investigation involving an agent/customer relationship in Thailand for a U.S.-based manufacturing company.  Show more