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Andrei Croitoru, the first Romanian practicing lawyer to earn the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential

Already a name to note in the Romanian legal sector covering white collar crime, Andrei Croitoru has gone the extra mile and became the first Romanian practicing lawyer fully trained and certified in preventing, detecting and investigating fraud.

After many years of being involved in various high-profile corporate investigations and assisting companies on implementing compliance programs, Andrei Croitoru strengthened his capabilities, developing a unique set of diverse skills in white collar crime, a selection of which includes:

  • excellent knowledge of complex financial transactions and of how fraud is committed, detected and prevented, as well as strong ability to resolve allegations of fraud,
  • strong investigative techniques that help him trace fraudulent transactions, interview individuals to obtain information and confessions, write investigation reports and advise clients on the findings of the internal investigations, as well as on the relevant legal issues,
  • high understanding of the underlying factors that motivate people to commit frauds, how to identify red flags that indicate evidence of fraud and fraud risk, as well as how to design effective anti-fraud programs.

Andrei is Counsel at act Botezatu Estrade Partners, with a wealth of experience in advising and representing major domestic and international companies in relation to organized crime, money laundering, tax evasion, corruption, complex frauds, occupational criminal offences, industrial and workplace accidents.

His practice includes legal representation before national and European courts, as well as in front the prosecution bodies, including in cases that involve detainment or requests for enforcement of European arrest warrants.

A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is a leader in the anti-fraud community, noted as a specialist in the prevention, detection and deterrence of fraud. CFEs represent the highest standards held by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization.

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