Stealth Africa is a consulting firm that provides world-class ethics and compliance, risk management, audit and forensic advisory services. I support local and international forensic and audit assignments at the firm by primarily leading the digital forensics component of engagements.
Below is a summary of assignments conducted:
Local Commercial BankAdapted computer forensics skills to support a special audit of a local bank’s Financing Department to prove allegations of senior staff mismanaging company resources and violating company policies.
International NGO (Kenya)Supported a forensic audit into a programme by conducting computer forensic analysis and visiting five (5) local implementing partners (LIPs) to uncover evidence of policy breaches and corruption.
International NGO (South Sudan)Conducted a forensic audit on two (2) LIPs alleged to have been engaging in fraudulent activities and conflicts of interest.
Global Oil CompanyConducted forensic analysis on an employee’s company-issued laptop and external hard drive to determine if exfiltration of confidential data had occurred.
Global Humanitarian OrganisationDeveloped technical recommendations for a beneficiary management system to curb future irregularities based on findings from a forensic investigation on its cash transfer program.
Due DiligenceConducted enhanced due diligence checks on six (6) individuals for an industrial development company, an international conglomerate and global oil company, and successfully verified their identities and backgrounds to support staffing decisions by the respective clients.
International NGO (Kenya)Conducted a forensic audit into the misuse of assets and HR policy violation by a senior executive, including planning, document and log review, computer forensic analysis and potential loss calculation.
International NGO (Ethiopia)Conducted a special audit into suspected fraud in e-voucher programme, and adapted digital forensic procedures to analyse the data in an employee’s laptop, two vendor smartphones and the e-vouchers.
DFS Risk Management (Cameroon)Prepared a risk register based on issues identified in a financial services provider, collaborated with the project lead to prepare a DFS risk management diagnostic report, and prepared training material covering areas including strategic, technology and operational risks.
Global Apparel CompanyConducted a forensic audit into allegations of corruption and unethical HR practices by senior staff of a manufacturing partner, and adapted computer forensic procedures and human intelligence (HUMINT) gathering techniques in the field to complete the assignment.
International NGO (Kenya)Conducted forensic analysis on four (4) staff laptops and examined documents to support a specialised audit on a local partner on nine (9) grants received over six (6) years, consequently providing evidence on suspicion raised of fraud/embezzlement/corruption.
Corporate Due DiligenceConducted integrity due diligence checks on a telecommunications company in Eastern Africa to allow a leading telecommincations company in the region to make informed, strategic partnership decisions.
DFS Risk Management (Nigeria)Collaborated with project lead and prepared training material for a global microfinance bank covering Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) with regard to digital financial services environment.
Forensic AuditConducted forensic acquisition and analysed the data in two (2) computers to support an investigation into allegations of embezzlement by employees of a local company that links farmers to markets.