Cunnane Forensic Accounting
About Us

Cunnane Forensic Accounting was formed by Bob Cunnane in 2008 after 21 years of service with the FBI.  Bob is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He specializes in providing Expert Witness services and litigation support for attorneys involved in fraud related litgation and investigations. He has significant experience in testifying regarding financial fraud matters. Representive cases can be found here. Although Bob is located in Southern California, his services are available throughout the country. Bob is also networked with the community of former FBI Agents providing him with access to first class worldwide investigative support. A complete list of his services can be found here.

FBI Experience

As an FBI Special Agent, Bob specialized in the investigation of complex Finanical Crimes (including the Enron investigation) and worked closely with Assistant United States Attorneys in the prosecution of these cases.  He performed all the forensic accounting work on these cases and testified in numerous Grand Juries and trials regarding his findings. As a member of the U.S. Government’s Enron Task Force, Bob testified as a summary accounting witness in the bank fraud trial of Kenneth Lay. His cases involved a wide variety of matters including bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, Ponzi schemes, mortgage fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, public corruption, embezzlements, deprivation of honest services fraud, and options backdating. He also held several management positions within the FBI. He was assigned to the Guam, Honolulu, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana Offices as well as FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Expert Witness/Consultant Experience

After retiring from the FBI in 2007, Mr. Cunnane established his own Forensic Accounting practice. Since then, he has been retained as an Expert Witness or Consultant in various matters including business disputes, family law matters, internal corporate investigations, bankruptcy matters, and civil fraud matters. His cases involved Health Care companies, mortgage companies, small businesses, real estate transactions, Oil & Gas companies, family trusts, as well as limited partnerships.

Public Accounting Experience

Prior to his career with the federal government, he was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in their audit and tax departments. He was also the Controller for a medium size business.