It’s a difficult topic that you hope to never have to deal with but, if you do, you need a trusted advisor.

We’ve seen it before. A suspicious transaction, an unidentified vendor, or something that simply does not make sense. Financial fraud takes many forms and is almost guaranteed to cause disruption to your business. With fraud becoming more complicated and difficult to detect, it’s important to have someone on your team who has seen it before and can help unravel the financial web. That’s where our Forensic Services team can help.

Our experience gained as not only CPAs and trusted advisors, but also as Certified Fraud Examiners, gives us the experience and skill to help you when trust has been compromised and your business needs answers. We have served public, private, and non-profit enterprises in detecting, preventing, and correcting fraud as well as seeking financial recovery.

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Forensic Accounting

At BMSS, we understand the critical importance of detecting and preventing financial fraud. Our dedicated team of forensic accountants is committed to safeguarding your business from potential threats. Explore the comprehensive financial fraud services we offer:

  • Fraud Risk Assessment

    Conducting thorough assessments to identify potential areas of vulnerability within your financial systems, operations, and processes.

  • Investigative Analyses

    Performing detailed examinations to uncover irregularities, anomalies, or fraudulent activities within financial records and transactions.

  • Transaction Analysis

    Scrutinizing individual transactions to identify patterns or discrepancies that may indicate fraudulent behavior.

  • Asset Tracing

    Tracing and tracking assets to uncover any hidden or misappropriated funds, providing a clear picture of the financial trail.

  • Employee Misconduct Investigations

    Investigating allegations of employee misconduct related to financial fraud, embezzlement, or misappropriation of company funds.

  • Whistleblower Support

    Establishing channels for employees to confidentially report suspicious activities, coupled with a supportive system to protect whistleblowers.

Litigation Support

Navigating the complexities of litigation requires a strategic and informed approach, especially when it comes to financial matters. Our specialized litigation support and forensic accounting services are tailored to assist legal teams in assessing economic damages and providing expert financial insights. Explore a few key services we offer in this domain:

  • Economic Damages Assessment

    Conducting comprehensive analyses to quantify economic damages resulting from disputes, breaches of contract, or other legal conflicts.

  • Lost Profits Analysis

    Evaluating the financial impact of lost profits due to contractual breaches, business interruption, or other adverse events.

  • Intellectual Property Damages

    Assessing damages related to the infringement of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

  • Breach of Contract Claims

    Analyzing financial data to quantify damages arising from breaches of contract, ensuring a clear and substantiated presentation of the financial impact.

  • Fraud Investigations for Legal Proceedings

    Conducting forensic investigations to uncover financial fraud or misconduct, supporting legal teams with expert witness testimony and evidence preparation.

  • Wrongful Termination Damages

    Assessing economic damages in cases of wrongful termination, helping legal teams quantify financial losses for affected parties.


The professionals in our practice group hold the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential.


We seek out service relationships intended to help our clients experience more confidence and peace of mind.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic and Valuation Services Section 
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 
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The Experts

Dalton Hopper, CFE, CVA


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