Your partner in next generation forensics

As an organisation, we are committed to the transformation of the Forensics profession in Africa. Our mission is to transform, develop and promote the profession by making it widely accessible to professionals, in particular, African professionals, business and government across all sectors.
To this end, our forensics team provides pro-active and re-active forensic services, as well as related training and skills development programmes through The Forensic Institute, an innovation of the firm.

Our offering

Pro-active Forensics

In our experience generic mechanism typically fall short in providing comprehensive fraud, detection and prevention. We place emphasis in partnering and collaborating with our clients to create an organisation wide commitment to developing an anti-fraud and corruption environment.


Our Pro-active Forensics Services include:
Fraud and corruption risk assessments
Pro-active fraud audits and fraud detection reviews
Anti-corruption strategy development, fraud prevention programmes and response plans
The development of forensic investigation and forensic auditing units, methodologies, operational plans, forensics skills
development and capacity enhancement programmes
Data Analytics via our IT forensics capacity

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Re-active Forensics

As SNG Grant Thornton, we see ourselves as advocates in developing strategies to investigate our clients’ challenges and can tailor our scope of services to meet a wide range of needs in this area. Our flexible methodologies allow for rapid deployment to tackle any issue, regardless of its complexities.

Our Re-active Forensics Services include:

Forensic Investigation and Forensic Auditing
Investigations into all types of fraud, corruption and maladministration
Procurement and supply chain forensics
Medical schemes forensics
Investigations into statutory violations such as infringement of regulatory prescripts such as the Medical Schemes Act, Banks
Act, financial services regulations and tax fraud
Law enforcement specialist support to the South African Police Service, their Special Investigating Unit and the South African
Revenue Services
Forensic Accounting
Specialist forensic accounting investigations
Accounting litigation support
Income and revenue collection, recognition and accounting fraud
Investigations into debtors and creditors fraud schemes
Fraudulent financial misstatement investigation
Net worth analysis investigations, including lifestyle quantification
SA 240 reviews to identify risk of fraud in financial statements
Computer Forensics and Cybercrime Investigations
Forensics data imaging and investigation
Data analytics

Technical Excellence

Our multi-disciplinary, qualified team comprises of individuals from law enforcement agencies, in-house public sector and private sector investigation teams such as former banking investigators, former South African Revenue Services investigators, investigators formerly employed in government departments, and medical scheme fraud investigators. Comprising a diverse range of experience, skills and knowledge collectively, the team’s collective professional qualifications span investigators, certified fraud examiners (CFE), certified commercial forensics practitioners (ICFP), auditors, chartered accountants, certified internal auditors and academic lecturers.