Ronald H Braver


Expert Information
Qualifications MS Taxation
BS Accounting
Licensed Private Detective – Illinois
Professional Memberships AICPA, ACFE, FCIA, AFSA-IRS
Industries Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Marine and Shipping, Real Estate and Tourism, Sports and Entertainment
Regional Experience Americas
Expert Highlights
  • Widely experienced fraud examiner and investigator.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination in litigation an arbitration.
  • Conducted IRS criminal investigations resulting in more than $41 million in forfeiture and fines.
  • Gave testimony in grand jury, trial and sentencings as a fact-based, summary, and expert witness as an agent for the IRS.
  • Acted as the expert for disputed values of up to $200 million.
  • Managing member of a forensic accounting, investigative, and litigation services practice.

Ronald H Braver is a Certified Public Accountant with over 35 years of experience. He has been appointed as an expert witness on more than 15 occasions.

Ron has testified in federal and state court, arbitration and deposition. He provides expert opinion and fact-based reports, acting as the expert for disputed values of up to $200 million. His high-profile investigations include corporate fraud; criminal tax; failed banks and savings and loans; bankruptcy, securities, foreign exchange, and mortgage fraud; Ponzi schemes; inflated billing schemes; sophisticated pension fraud schemes; healthcare fraud; identity thefts; illegal immigration employment schemes; false claims; public corruption and bribery; investigations involving organized crime; and international and local drug conspiracies.

Ron is a former Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation and has broad experience in forensic accounting, investigative and dispute services, including running his own practice. He is experienced in asset forfeiture and asset tracing, which is useful in the recovery process, and has performed international investigations, working with Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs) and provisional arrest warrants, and participated in overseas depositions.

Ron’s expertise includes fraud, money laundering, asset forfeiture, and investigations. He is experienced in asset tracing, due diligence, insolvency opinion, investigation and testimony regarding piercing the corporate veil, bankruptcy-related investigations, state and federal tax controversy, tax opinion, white-collar defense, internal investigations, diversion schemes, damage and loss analysis, complex corporate class action disputes, and partner, shareholder and family disputes.

Ron is a certified fraud examiner and licensed private detective in Illinois. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Federal Criminal Investigators Association, and the Association of Former Special Agents of the Internal Revenue Service.

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