What is Asset Tracing?
A primer on "following the money."
Simply put, asset tracing is the process by which investigators "follow the money." It forms an integral part of any white collar case by providing corroborating evidence, generating new leads, and identifying ill-gotten gains subject to forfeiture.
This technique is especially vital in public corruption cases like the successful prosecution of former New York State Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver
Our latest brief
lays out the basics of asset tracing, best practices for identifying illegal assets, and resources available to investigators.
This brief was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation