Forensic Accountants & Fraud Examiners

Craig L. Greene

Managing Partner, CPA/CFF, CFE, MAFF, MCJ
Financial Fraud Examinations

                  

Craig L. Greene is a leading certified fraud examiner, white collar criminologist and founding partner of Greene Forensic Accounting Solutions LLP. He works as a consultant and expert witness for law firms, corporations, not for profit, governmental and law enforcement agencies on cases involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation. Frequently, his engagements—local, national and international— involve high profile fraud investigations, many of which have resulted in uncovering fraudulent financial reporting. Other engagements include corporate internal investigations, focusing on employee embezzlement; corruption payment schemes; and vendor/business partner frauds. Craig is also regularly engaged in litigation assignments as a Forensic Accountant to examine accounting records in insurance claims; business disputes; white collar criminal defense cases; bankruptcy filings; and CPA malpractice claims and has served as an expert witness in many litigation cases for over 30 years.

Prior to founding Greene Forensic Accounting Solutions LLP, Craig was a Partner in a Chicago mid–size accounting practice, Principal of his own firm and held the position of senior supervising auditor at a Big Four accounting firm, where he supervised and performed audits, primarily of large publicly held corporations.

An internationally recognized public speaker, Craig has addressed numerous organizations on topics involving fraud and its detection, forensic accounting and casino accounting. He is and has been a faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; Institute of Internal Auditors; and University of Nevada at Reno, Gaming Management Program. He is and has been a guest lecturer at the IIT – Kent College of Law; University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Notre Dame; Northwestern University; and University of Texas at Austin. Craig has also served as a corporate fraud instructor for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; a procurement fraud trainer for the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Services; fraud examination instructor for the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Departments of Education, Transportation and Agriculture and an audit forum instructor for the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Professional Designations and Certifications

  • CPA: Certified Public Accountant
    Licensed in the States of Illinois and Nevada
  • CFF: Certified in Financial Forensics
    Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • CFE: Certified Fraud Examiner
    Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • MAFF: Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
    National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • American Bar Association (Associate)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts
  • Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society
  • Nevada Society of CPAs

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Aurora University
  • Master of Criminal Justice, Boston University

Expert Forensic Accounting Services

Chicago | Las Vegas

FORENSIC ACCOUNTING
SERVICES

Insurance Claims
Accounting Investigations
Mergers & Acquisitions
Due Diligence Reviews
Dispute Advisory Services
Special Examinations

LITIGATION SERVICES

Expert Witness Testimony
Commercial Damages
Shareholder/Partner Disputes
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
CPA Malpractice Claims
Contract Disputes
Estate and Trust Disputes
Data Mining & Electronic Discovery

INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE
TAX ACCOUNTING

Individual, Trust, and Estate
S-Corp & C-Corp, Partnership
Year-end Tax Planning
and Estimated Tax
Taxation of Executive Compensation
Reasonable Compensation Estimates
Tax Disputes and Audits