Financial Investigations and Forensic Accounting specialists serving the Law Enforcement community.

100% conviction rate, over 400 perpetrators, over $250,000,000 in funds investigated. 


Forensic Accounting Services involving:

White Collar Crime

Money Laundering

Investment Scams / Consumer Scams

Fraud/Employee Theft


Inaccurate or misleading Financial Statements

Locating Assets

Litigation Support/Expert Witness

Trial Assistance

Subpoena and Search Warrant Assistance

Reconstruction of  Records [lost, stolen, destroyed, missing] 

Host our one-day training workshop -  
Financial Crimes Boot Camp 

Designed specifically for law enforcement - 
approved for 8 hours credit by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
The hosting agency receives free registrations!

Topics include: 
-First responder to the dreaded "paper" case
-the psychological profile of the white collar crime offender
-consumer scams
-credit card theft
-identity theft
-investment scams
-the anatomy of a cancelled check
-dissecting bank statements
-net-worth analysis
-finding hidden assets
-language for subpoenas & search warrants
-plus From the Paper Trail to the Paper Trial - proving intent, cutting through the defenses, presentation graphics and surviving cross examination.


Also for our Public Safety Forces (Police & Fire Unions)   Financial Expert Advocacy:

Government Financial Analysis to help your FOP or IAFF prepare for negotiations or to prevent layoffs.    Mary Schultz has over 28 years experience as a Finance Director in the public (government) sector.     Learn the facts about the municipality's true financial condition.
Be prepared for contract negotiations -  put a municipal financial expert on your side of the table!    Services include: 
--determining the fiscal health of the governmental entity
--locating reserves of cash
--costing out contract proposals
--providing an expert report
--testifying at arbitration & fact-finding hearings

Layoffs and staffing shortages in the public safety professions are dangerous for law enforcement officers and firefighters, as well as for the public.   As the wife of a veteran police officer, Mary is a strong advocate for public safety and provides these services at a reduced hourly rate.

Mary Schultz,
CPA - State of Ohio
CFE - Certified Fraud Examiner
Member - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Int'l
President - Northeast Ohio Chapter of  CFEs  2005 - 2007

Training Director - South Carolina Palmetto Chapter of CFEs 
2010 - 2011

Sargent & Associates
P. O. Box 370
Spencer, Oh. 44275
ph:  330-648-8400