Fraud Rings Up Due Diligence Work for Lawyers at Investigative Companies
An increase in white-collar crime is keeping lawyers, forensic accountants and database analysts who work at investigative companies busy with due diligence work for corporate clients.
“We help them understand who they’re getting into bed with,” Dennis Sackreiter tells the Star Tribune. Sackreiter is one of the founders of Waypoint Inc. in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and is a former supervisor for the FBI.
Law firms and even court-appointed receivers often are his clients, as they seek information about potential venture capital deals and missing assets.