Meet Scott Moritz

Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting

Forensic & Litigation, Risk & Investigation Practice

Scott Moritz has more than 35 years of experience in combined law enforcement and investigative consulting, forensic accounting, and regulatory compliance advisory experience. Mr. Moritz assists clients and their outside counsel in managing their response to “bet the company” event-driven financial crime, misconduct and bribery investigations. He works with company leadership, audit committees, outside auditors, legal counsel and law enforcement and regulatory agencies with whom he shares the results of the investigation.

Mr. Moritz is a leading authority on white-collar crime, anti-corruption, and in the evaluation, design, remediation, implementation, and administration of corporate compliance programs, codes of conduct. He is also considered an authority in the establishment, training, and oversight of the investigative protocols carried out by financial intelligence, corporate security, and internal audit units.

Mr. Moritz was previously a managing director and global leader of Protiviti Forensic, a managing director in the Global Investigations & Compliance practice at Navigant Consulting, was amongst the four founding executive directors of Daylight Forensic & Advisory before its sale to Navigant and has held leadership positions in the forensic practices at KPMG and PwC. Scott served as an FBI Special Agent for nearly ten years. During his time there, he focused on white-collar crime, domestic and international corruption and racketeering matters including numerous investigations of organized crime’s control over private sanitation.

Mr. Moritz has conducted and overseen many event-driven, complex financial crime and bribery investigations including those involving corruption of government officials, Ponzi schemes, bank fraud, kickbacks, vendor fraud, bribery, asset-backed lending fraud, money laundering, theft of intellectual property, product tampering, embezzlement and securities fraud across a broad spectrum of industries.

Mr. Moritz has wide ranging experience performing and overseeing complex, multi-country investigations. He is equally experienced in the design, implementation, assessment and remediation of ethics & compliance, anti-corruption and fraud risk management programs and the controls underlying them. These compliance and ethics programs have included those focused on anti-corruption, fraud risk management and anti-money laundering.

He is widely considered to be an expert in the integration of traditional investigate techniques into ethics & compliance programs and sought after as a speaker, commentator and author. He has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, FOX and Bloomberg TV and offering frequent commentary in the Wall Street Journal, Compliance Week, the FCPA Report, the FCPA Blog, ForeignPolicy.com, Law.com, Law360 and the Miami Herald.

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