The pandemic has often made M&A due diligence more complex and time-consuming. But if you’re buying a company, it’s critical to dedicate your full attention to this part of the process to confirm assumptions about the acquisition and protect against fraud. A fraud expert can look for cooked books and other deceptive practices. Experts check financial records for red flags, review the business’s internal controls and investigate such issues as excessive customer complaints and unusual supplier relationships. Some financial anomalies may simply be errors. We can help you determine if anomalies indicate a more serious problem.