Brian Sanvidge, CIG, CFE, is the Principal and Leader of Regulatory Compliance and Investigations of Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group. A Certified Inspector General and Certified Fraud Examiner, Brian has more than 30 years of experience advising on fraud, forensic investigations and providing litigation support to his many public and private sector clients. He specializes in highly-regulated industries including construction, transportation, infrastructure, retail, hospitality, not-for-profits, specialty health care and pharmaceuticals.
Unfortunately, experience in prior crises shows that well-intentioned efforts to quickly get such aid “out the door” to those who need it can also leave the door open to fraud, waste and abuse. The vast sums of money being injected into the economy, the haste with which organizations must deploy those funds, and pandemic-related financial pressures on employees and contractors have created a “perfect storm” of conditions that may lead to fraud, waste and abuse.15 March 2021