Fraud Investigation

Fraud Investigation

Crawford's Financial and Forensic Accounting team provides specialised investigation services to detect and manage the growing incidence and cost of insurance related fraud.

Services Include

  • Identification of the full extent of the problem
  • Establish the quantum of loss
  • Interviewing witnesses and suspects including preparing necessary statements
  • Liaising with the law enforcement and regulatory bodies
  • Retrieving and examining electronic hard copy evidence
  • Reconstructing of incomplete accounting records and document trails
  • Assist in the preparation of a Statement of Claim
  • Delivering testimony where required
  • Reviewing the potential for recovery including asset tracing
  • A specialised system to search the public domain to identify assets that could be seized under the Civil Procedure Act 2005
  • Anton Piller orders to search and seize pertinent evidence thus minimising risks of destruction, concealment or removal of evidence
  • Mareva injunctions, which freeze the assets of a person, pending termination of any litigation for recovery


  • In-house fraud investigation and recovery action expertise - over 18 forensic accountants
  • An outcome driven focus on fast and effective resolution reducing claims management and legal costs
  • Ability to search company, real estate and vehicle ownership using a range of government and commercial databases
  • Our successful asset tracing involves experience, judgement, creative thinking and a mix of financial analysis, investigation and legal skills applied with precision and speed.
  • Our team has the ability to undertake a full investigation into policy or legal liability which will include a detailed understanding of the circumstances of the fraud.
  • With a comprehensive array of investigative techniques, from intelligence gathering to analysis, preparation of evidence briefs and presentation at court, we are able to deliver an effective investigation and early settlement.


Crawford is totally committed to delivering excellent customer service and client satisfaction. The complex nature of financial risk claims demands a specialist team and this is why we have developed our Financial & Forensic Accounting Services division.

For more information, please contact:

Martin Miller
National Financial Risks Manager
T: +61 (0) 402 021 468