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Friday, June 22, 2012
February 2010 – Interactive Quick Tip | A Closer Look at Tax Forms | Results »
Although investigators have access to the information in an income tax return, many don’t know how each section can be use...
Friday, August 20, 2010
AN EXPERT’S TAKE ON RECOVERING ASSETS FROM OFFSHORE BANKS »
Recovering assets from offshore banks can be a daunting task for asset recovery *  professionals. But it doesn’t ha...
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Advice on Asset Forfeiture from One of the Best »
Asset forfeiture * is the most powerful weapon law enforcement wields against criminal organizations. It involves gathe...
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Sniff Out Links Between Family Members to Uncover Hidden Assets »
One of the primary third-party targets for asset recovery * is a fraudster’s family. This week, an ex-IRS agent shares...
Monday, August 2, 2010
Outliers are In-Play for Forensic Asset Recovery Pros »
Today, the location and recovery of assets is a labor intensive and complex process that often results in only a fraction...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Computer Forensics and 5 Ways it Can Assist in Asset Recovery »
Criminals will do many things in an attempt to not get caught – that means they will try to use methods of data concealmen...
Monday, June 7, 2010
Planning Narcotics Investigation »
There are generally three levels of narcotics investigations: street level, mid-level and high level. Each level of invest...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Interactive Quick Tip | Test Your FCPA Knowledge »
As a member of IAAR, you’ve no doubt heard of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, but how much do you know? The Foreign Cor...
Monday, April 26, 2010
Interactive Quick Tip | Analyze the Commodity Flow »
Computerized tools allow financial investigators and analysts to “seize the data”. From data mining to clear graphical pre...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Interactive Quick Tip | Dissect the Check »
Financial records kept by banks — such as account opening statements, copies of checks, deposit tickets and account transa...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Interactive Quick Tip | Match the FinCEN Forms »
Some investigators have access to financial forms through the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which stores...
Monday, March 22, 2010
Interactive Quick Tip | Finding Fraud Asset on Crooked Balance Sheets »
Tracing and recovering the proceeds of corruption as well as proof of graft or bribery creates challenges for asset recove...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interactive Quick Tip | Identify the Red Flags of a Potential Fraud Scheme »
With a myriad of Ponzi schemes exposed in 2009 and victims defrauded of their life investments, investigators are actively...
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Tax Investigations: What Can be Used? »
The original IRS 1040 forms and all other income tax returns are highly protected by law and by the IRS. In fact, law...
Monday, February 22, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
February 2010 – Interactive Quick Tip | Hacking the Mac »
Ryan Kubasiak, an investigator for the New York State Police, explains how to retrieve electronic data from a Macintosh co...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
February 2010 – Interactive Quick Tip | Planning for Unplanned Seizures »
For Daniel Knowles, it was the stop of a career. Three weeks ago, the Clark County, Kansas (population 2,206) undersheriff...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
The Good News About Fraudulent Transfer »
When fraudulent transfers are found, it can be good news for a judgment-enforcement case. Obtaining documentation of the d...
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
When Tracing Assets, Follow the Money »
The money trail consists of documents and leads that show how assets were acquired and who owns them. You will be successf...
Thursday, January 28, 2010
January 2010 – Taking Advantage of MLATs »
Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLAT) are bilateral treaties for assistance in criminal matters that request information...
Thursday, January 28, 2010
January 2010 – A Closer Look at Tax Forms »
Often, investigators will have access to financial records such as income tax returns that can be used to gather more info...
Monday, January 18, 2010
January 2010 – Dissect a Fraud Receipt »
Many times investigators overlook the value of receipts from hotels, car rental agencies and even restaurants to point the...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2010 – Uncovering Hidden Documents on PC »
Many investigators have access to the documents on a suspect’s computer but most don’t know how one simple tip can reveal...
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
January 2010 – Planning is Key to a Successful Asset Recovery Investigation »
This is an excerpt from “Multi-Jurisdictional Concealed Asset Recovery * Investigations A Blueprint,” by lawyer Marti...
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
January 2010 – Deposit Ticket Easily Overlooked, Full Of Data »
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Tuesday, January 5, 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Account-Opening Documents May Lead to Assets »
An individual or company that opens a bank account must file basic information that can be invaluable when you are trackin...
Thursday, November 12, 2009
November 2009 – In Asset Recovery Cases, Start with the Bank Records »
In a presentation at last week’s 2009 International Association for Asset Recovery * Conference, asset recovery * ex...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
In international asset recovery, winning in court is only half the battle »
It seems logical that, when trying to recover assets overseas, a lawyer may file a lawsuit hoping to get a judgment quickl...
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Coordinate Civil and Criminal Recovery Efforts »
“If you’re bringing an action and the goal is restitution, then the steps you need to take may be different than the steps...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Connecting the Dots: The Value of Link Charting and Association Matrices »
In investigations to recover assets, unearthing direct and indirect links between people and property can turn up valuable...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Identify the Money Flow »
“For ongoing investigations, it is a matter of making asset identification, seizure and forfeiture a priority. The goal of...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Best Practices | Identify the Money Flow »
“For ongoing investigations, it is a matter of making asset identification, seizure and forfeiture a priority. The goal of...
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Best Practices | Building on the Initial Lead »
In addition to the analysis of mail and telephone records as proactive tools, the legal pick-up and careful analysis of yo...
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Don’t let poor communications cripple your forfeiture case »
A Ferrari in New York, a Chris Craft in Palm Beach, an island home on St. Bart’s, a Lear Jet in Dallas, and a bank...
Friday, May 1, 2009
Think Before you Seize: Not all Assets are Worth Forfeiting »
Second in a series “The pilot identified the location of two additional airplanes that he has used to transport cocai...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009   (0 Comments - view/add)
BUILDING A STRONG ETHICAL FOUNDATION IS KEY TO A FORFEITURE PROGRAM »
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