John Blue, CFE, CFI
Forensic, Fraud & Corporate Investigations
John Blue, CFE, CFI, is experienced in fraud and corporate investigations, forensic accounting, auditing, and compliance and financial management. As both a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI), John has conducted dozens of investigations and managed complex cases ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
He has investigated financial improprieties and identified control weaknesses including global transactions and accounting frauds. John has conducted investigations involving a wide range of fraud schemes, compliance matters, and related legal issues involving the following:
- Attorneys & law firms
- CPA firms
- Businesses of various sizes and types, including Fortune 500 companies
- Non-profit organizations
John has recommended and implemented strategies, policies, procedures, and control improvements to mitigate risk and provide cost savings resulting from assignments related to misappropriation of funds, financial statement inaccuracies, employee dishonesty, and other activities in the following areas:
- Corporate & employee-related investigations
- Internal control & fraud risk assessments
- Compliance management
- Contract audits
- Fraud awareness & deterrence training
- Business loss calculation
- Financial statement reconstruction
John is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the International Association of Interviewers. He holds a Master of Business Administration with emphasis in Financial Fraud Examination and Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration with focus in Accounting from Saint Xavier University (Chicago, IL).
He is currently attending University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he is pursuing his Master of Studies in Law degree with a concentration in Compliance.