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EMPLOYEE DESKTOP FORENSIC REVIEW

If management suspects a particular employee(s) of business fraud or financial fraud, then our consultants will image the disk of the employee for desktop review, including document review, email review, etc., to find fraud evidence.

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DEPARTMENT FORENSIC ANALYSIS

If management suspects business fraud or financial fraud in a particular department or certain areas are identified as at ‘risk for fraud’, on the basis of trend analysis, here comes in Masterbrains consultants. They shall review the area/department for frauds and undertake finance forensic analysis or business forensic analysis including review of financials, physical verification, quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business and other verifications.

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BUSINESS FORENSIC ANALYSIS

Masterbrains forensic analysts study the entire business model, its processes, its financials, internal controls etc., in respect of forensic standards. Such analysis is undertaken to identify the risks of fraud in the organisation. Masterbrains experts will suggest measures to mitigate such risks after undertaking quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business, review of financials, review of internal processes, and other verifications.

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INVESTIGATION AND DISPUTE ADVISORY

A Forensic Consultant will deliver deep financial insights as per the finance forensic analysis, detailed case analysis, and proof of incident to bolster your legal position in any dispute occurring due to incident discovery during forensic analysis. We will also identify legal counsel for dispute advisory.

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TRANSACTION REVIEW FOR INVESTIGATION UNDER IBC

Masterbrains forensic analysts will study & categorize the transactions undertaken by a company under liquidation as per sections 43 to 49 of IBC using forensic investigation tools. Such transaction review under IBC is a requirement of the debtors of the company to understand the actual position of the company. This process also helps debtors identify transactions undertaken by the directors of the company just before liquidation, which may be detrimental to the company and its stakeholders.

Forensic Analysis Consultancy involves the examination of financial records and data to uncover irregularities or fraudulent activities within an organization. It’s essential to prevent and detect financial crimes in an organization.

We offer a range of sub-services, including Employee Desktop Forensic Review, Department Forensic Analysis, Business Forensic Analysis, Investigation and Dispute Advisory, and Transaction Review for Investigation under IBC.

Employee Desktop Forensic Review can be helpful when there are concerns about inappropriate computer usage, data breaches, or suspicions of employees engaging in fraudulent activity. It serves as a proactive measure to maintain the security and integrity of an organization’s digital assets and can be instrumental in addressing potential risks or legal issues.

Department Forensic Analysis involves a detailed examination of financial transactions within a specific department to detect any irregularities, fraud, or discrepancies. It involves analyzing various elements such as files, applications, internet usage, emails, and system logs to gather insights into an employee’s digital behavior.

Business Forensic Analysis involves a comprehensive review of an entire organization’s financial operations, helping to identify and prevent potential financial misconduct.

Investigation and Dispute Advisory helps to strengthen your legal position by conducting a thorough examination of financial data, a detailed case analysis, and the discovery of concrete pieces of evidence. We provide clients with the necessary insight and understanding that will help them fortify their case in complex litigation.

Transaction Review for Investigation under IBC involves a thorough examination of transactions to identify and address four specific types of transactions that a corporate debtor must avoid during the relevant period, as defined by the IBC, 2016. It is crucial to identify such transaction and file applications to avoid it so that creditors can collect their claims.

Our team consists of experienced Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost Accountants, and other financial and legal experts with in-depth knowledge of Forensic Analysis.

We provide Forensic Analysis Consultancy services PAN India, ensuring accessibility and support for clients across the country.

To begin, please contact us for an initial consultation, during which we’ll assess your specific needs and tailor our services to address your unique requirements.

HANDLE FINANCIAL FRAUDS WITH MASTER BRAINS EXPERT FORENSIC INVESTIGATION SERVICES

Forensic Accounting is a specialized field of accounting that focuses on investigating financial records and transactions to uncover frauds, such as embezzlement, financial statement fraud, or asset misappropriation.

Financial Frauds occurring within an organization can be detrimental to its financial health and reputation. Fraud exists where there are loopholes in the entity’s processes. In such situations, seeking the assistance of forensic investigation services to undertake Forensic Accounting may prove to be invaluable to the organisation.

ROLE OF FORENSIC CONSULTING FIRMS IN DETECTING FINANCIAL FRAUDS

Forensic consulting firms are aware that a single weak link can lead to the collapse of the entire organization. There are primarily 4 types of forensic analysis that forensic consulting firms offer –

  1. Employee Desktop Forensic Review
  2. Department Forensic Analysis
  3. Business Forensic Analysis
  4. Transaction Review under IBC

However, to uncover fraud within a specific department, forensic accountants can employ the following tools and techniques:

1. Process Review:

Forensic accountants undergo thorough examination of the identified area or department with respect to detailed analysis of processes and relevant documentation. Identifying loopholes in the internal controls with respect to the processes being followed in the said area or department.

2. Review of Financial Records:

In cases of suspected fraud, opting for forensic investigation services becomes essential. This involves a meticulous examination of financial records, transactions, and other business-related activities to identify irregularities or signs of fraudulent behavior.

3. Financial Verification:

Forensic consulting firms undertake a detailed financial verification process, ensuring that all financial transactions are legitimate and comply with established accounting principles.

4. Physical Verification:

Physical verification is also an important tool of Forensic Accounting which is conducted to validate the existence and accuracy of physical assets, inventory, creditors, debtors, or other tangible items associated with the suspected area. This helps in ensuring the integrity of the reported financial information.

5. Quantitative Business Analysis:

Seasoned Forensic Consulting Firms like Master Brains employ quantitative analysis techniques to assess various aspects of the business, such as revenue patterns, expense trends, and overall financial performance. This aids in identifying anomalies that may indicate fraudulent activities. Forensic Accountants also compare these figures with industry standards.

6. Statistical Analysis:

Statistical analysis is applied to business data to uncover patterns or trends that might be indicative of fraudulent behavior. This method of Forensic Accounting adds a quantitative dimension to the investigative process. Forensic Investigation Services often use advanced data analysis techniques to detect anomalies and patterns indicative of financial fraud.

7. Other Verifications:

Depending on the nature of the suspected fraud, the forensic consulting firm may conduct additional verifications, including but not limited to employee interviews, document analysis, and IT system reviews.

UNDERSTAND HOW FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CAN HELP COMPANY IDENTIFY FRAUDS WITH THE HELP OF THIS CASE STUDY

A reputable manufacturing company, specializing in electronics, was grappling with significant discrepancies in inventory. Suspecting fraudulent activities within the Procurement Department, the management decided to engage forensic accountants to conduct a comprehensive investigation.

Challenges faced by the company:

  • Inconsistent Procurement Records: Discrepancies were observed in procurement records, with inflated costs and irregularities in vendor payments.
  • Inventory Discrepancies: Discrepancies between recorded inventory and physical stock raised concerns about potential theft or mismanagement.
  • Vendor Collusion Suspicions: Management had suspicions of collusion between certain employees and external vendors, leading to inflated procurement costs.

Forensic Investigation Process:

  • Preliminary Assessment: Forensic accountants initiated a preliminary assessment to pinpoint specific areas of concern within the Procurement Department.
  • Data Collection & Document Assessment: In-depth analysis of procurement records, payment invoices, inventory reports, purchase agreements, etc. was conducted to identify anomalies.
  • Process Assessment: Detailed analysis of the process which the procurement department follows with respect to minimum order quantity, placing a new order, approvals required in the process, fixation of price for purchase, etc. Also, analysis of internal controls in place for every step of the process.
  • Digital Forensics: Utilizing digital forensic tools to scrutinize electronic communication and financial systems for evidence of collusion or irregularities.
  • Vendor Evaluation: Investigating vendor relationships and conducting due diligence to identify potential conflicts of interest or kickback schemes.
  • Employee Interviews: Engaging in confidential interviews with Procurement Department staff to gather insights, identify potential whistleblowers, and gather additional information.
  • Pattern Analysis: Applying advanced analytical techniques to identify patterns indicative of fraudulent activities, such as consistent overpricing from specific vendors.
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  • Overpriced Procurements: Concrete evidence revealed consistent overpricing in procurement transactions, benefiting specific vendors.
  • Collusion Confirmation: The investigation exposed collusion between certain departmental employees and external vendors, leading to financial losses for the company.
  • Inventory Mismanagement: Inventory discrepancies were linked to improper recording and mismanagement within the Procurement Department.
  • Legal Proceedings: The gathered evidence formed the basis for legal action against involved employees and implicated vendors.
  • Operational Enhancements: Recommendations were provided to strengthen internal controls, implement robust procurement oversight, and prevent future fraudulent activities.
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  • To establish a culture of honesty and integrity in your organization, reach out to Master Brains Consultants – the best Forensic Consulting Firm with experienced Forensic Accountants. Masterbrains consultants provide affordable and customized solutions after assessing the situation. Master Brains undertake a systematic and thorough examination of financial and business data to address concerns and mitigate risks effectively.

Our range of services, include:

  • Employee Desktop Forensic Review
  • Department Forensic Analysis
  • Business Forensic Analysis
  • Investigation and Dispute Advisory
  • Transaction Review for Investigation under IBC.

Don’t let fraud go unnoticed — choose Master Brains Consulting for reliable Forensic Accounting Services. Call/WhatsApp us at +91-8595867402, or fill out our query form to send your enquiries.

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EMPLOYEE DESKTOP FORENSIC REVIEW
If management suspects a particular employee(s) of business fraud or financial fraud, then our consultants will image the disk of the employee for desktop review, including document review, email review, etc., to find fraud evidence.
EMPLOYEE DESKTOP FORENSIC REVIEW
If management suspects a particular employee(s) of business fraud or financial fraud, then our consultants will image the disk of the employee for desktop review, including document review, email review, etc., to find fraud evidence.
DEPARTMENT FORENSIC ANALYSIS
If management suspects business fraud or financial fraud in a particular department or certain areas are identified as at ‘risk for fraud', on the basis of trend analysis, here comes in Masterbrains consultants. They shall review the area/department for frauds and undertake finance forensic analysis or business forensic analysis including review of financials, physical verification, quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business and other verifications.
DEPARTMENT FORENSIC ANALYSIS
If management suspects business fraud or financial fraud in a particular department or certain areas are identified as at ‘risk for fraud', on the basis of trend analysis, here comes in Masterbrains consultants. They shall review the area/department for frauds and undertake finance forensic analysis or business forensic analysis including review of financials, physical verification, quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business and other verifications.
BUSINESS FORENSIC ANALYSIS
Masterbrains forensic analysts study the entire business model, its processes, its financials, internal controls etc., in respect of forensic standards. Such analysis is undertaken to identify the risks of fraud in the organisation. Masterbrains experts will suggest measures to mitigate such risks after undertaking quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business, review of financials, review of internal processes, and other verifications.
BUSINESS FORENSIC ANALYSIS
Masterbrains forensic analysts study the entire business model, its processes, its financials, internal controls etc., in respect of forensic standards. Such analysis is undertaken to identify the risks of fraud in the organisation. Masterbrains experts will suggest measures to mitigate such risks after undertaking quantitative analysis of business, statistical analysis for business, review of financials, review of internal processes, and other verifications.
INVESTIGATION AND DISPUTE ADVISORY
A Forensic Consultant will deliver deep financial insights as per the finance forensic analysis, detailed case analysis, and proof of incident to bolster your legal position in any dispute occurring due to incident discovery during forensic analysis. We will also identify legal counsel for dispute advisory.
INVESTIGATION AND DISPUTE ADVISORY
A Forensic Consultant will deliver deep financial insights as per the finance forensic analysis, detailed case analysis, and proof of incident to bolster your legal position in any dispute occurring due to incident discovery during forensic analysis. We will also identify legal counsel for dispute advisory.
INVESTIGATION UNDER IBC
Masterbrains forensic analysts will study & categorize the transactions undertaken by a company under liquidation as per sections 43 to 49 of IBC using forensic investigation tools. Such transaction review under IBC is a requirement of the debtors of the company to understand the actual position of the company. This process also helps debtors identify transactions undertaken by the directors of the company just before liquidation, which may be detrimental to the company and its stakeholders.
INVESTIGATION UNDER IBC
Masterbrains forensic analysts will study & categorize the transactions undertaken by a company under liquidation as per sections 43 to 49 of IBC using forensic investigation tools. Such transaction review under IBC is a requirement of the debtors of the company to understand the actual position of the company. This process also helps debtors identify transactions undertaken by the directors of the company just before liquidation, which may be detrimental to the company and its stakeholders.
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Ideating a startup is easy but making it operational is the biggest challenge for a startup owner. Masterbrains consultants will help you plan your operations, including marketing plan, sales plan, logistics plan, supply chain management, personnel plan, etc. Our professionals are skilled in detailed operations planning as they have working experience in various industries. Plan and execute your operations efficiently with Masterbrains consultants.
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