Forensic Accounting


North American Forensic Accounting specializes in providing forensic accounting services, conducting fraud investigations and assisting counsel in litigating criminal and/or civil cases. President David E. Goss, CPA/CFF, CIA, CFE, has experience providing court testimony. As a result of the industry knowledge he possesses, North American Forensic Accounting is capable of providing comprehensive analyses that look beyond the numbers to explain the realities of economic and business matters.

We evaluate indicators of possible fraudulent conduct, prepare innovative audit and investigative plans, interview witnesses and take the appropriate steps necessary to resolve the issues and recover the losses.

By combining the expertise of both CPAs and forensic accounting specialists, North American Forensic Accounting is uniquely skilled to apply forensic accounting techniques to suspicious financial activities. We accept cases throughout North America for all types of forensic accounting and fraud investigations, including:

Representative Engagements

  • Accounting Irregularities
  • Performed an internal control review of a municipal water and sewer authority that experienced a $1 million shortfall in expected revenues.

  • Blackmail
  • Investigated a blackmail case that turned into an over-billing scheme with documented improper transactions worth $2.7 million. Presented findings to authorities for criminal investigation.

  • Business Fraud and Forensics
  • Investigated fraud at a Kansas farm equipment manufacturer where over $1 million worth of the dealer’s paid inventory was at stake (bank claimed ownership). Successfully found on behalf of the manufacturer.

  • Elder Fraud
  • Investigated an elder fraud case involving the misappropriation of approximately $50,000.

  • Embezzlement and Theft
  • Investigated a bank embezzlement case in Kansas worth $275,000. The findings were presented to federal authorities for criminal prosecution. The suspect pleaded guilty and received a federal prison sentence.

  • Government Agency Investigations
  • Uncovered a fraud worth $750,000 at a construction equipment dealer in Utah involving the owner and many vendors. The findings were turned over to the District Attorney and the FBI as a result of fraudulent sales transactions involving interstate commerce.

  • Kickbacks
  • Executed a Purchasing Audit fro a Brazilian equipment manufacturer that uncovered a violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in which payoffs were being made to customs officials.