Jon Scherr joins HKA’s Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages Group

HKA has announced that Jon Scherr has joined the firm as Associate Director within the Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages Group (FACD).  He is based in HKA’s New York office.

Scherrhas more than 15 years of diverse investigative experience providing various investigative and consulting services in both domestic and international matters such as fraud investigations and litigation support. He has conducted corporate and white-collar fraud investigations involving Ponzi schemes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act (UKBA), anti-money laundering, and fraud risk mitigation. He has also provided risk assessments and internal controls evaluations for design and operating effectiveness.

Scherr’s casework encompasses the insurance, entertainment, logistics, manufacturing, government services, pharmaceutical, retail, and financial industries. Throughout his career, he has provided expert investigative advisory services in matters of employee malfeasance, executive breach of fiduciary duties, money laundering, and anti-bribery and corruption. Scherr has also assisted clients with fraud risk mitigation, internal controls, and policies and procedures related to anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing, and anti-bribery and corruption.

Scherr earned his MS in Economic Crime Forensics from LaSalle University and his

BA in Administration of Justice from the University of Pittsburgh.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Licensed Investigator in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

“Jon brings extensive insurance fraud, white collar investigations and shareholder dispute experience,” said Paul Donato, Partner and Co-leader of HKA’s FACD Group. “We look forward to him helping us grow our operations,” he added.

About HKA

HKA is the world’s leading consultancy of choice for multi-disciplinary expert and specialist services in risk mitigation and dispute resolution within the capital projects and infrastructure sector. We employ more than 1,000 consultants, experts and advisors in more than 40 offices across 17 countries. Our team has extensive experience advising clients on the economic impact of commercial and investment treaty disputes, forensic accounting matters and in cybersecurity and privacy governance and compliance. HKA also supports companies that conduct business with the US Federal Government, providing consulting services on complex government contracting matters.


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