and conduct complex forensic financial investigations related to alleged
or suspected offenses in violation of consumer protection laws and
regulations. Compile, analyze, and assess complex financial,
non-financial, and operational data, and provide expert advice to
litigators regarding investigational approaches and techniques.
research, including internet research using specialized databases, about
individuals, companies, markets, businesses, and industries, in order to develop
facts to support a proposed or initiated enforcement action. Gather facts
regarding business practices, including research about the industry in
which the business operates, business partners of a specific business,
clients of that business, and other information about the business and the
industry/market in which it functions.
interview potential subjects and third-party witnesses (formally and
informally), including alleged witnesses and whistleblowers, and secure
evidence from other outside sources to determine the nature and extent of
violations of Federal laws and regulations.
compile, and collect evidence, and preserve its chain-of-custody. Analyze
a wide variety of documents produced in an effort to find evidence to
support an enforcement theory.
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