NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Moritz has joined the New York office of Protiviti Inc. (www . protiviti . com), a global consulting firm, as a managing director in the Internal Audit and Financial Advisory group. As a leader in Protiviti's anti-fraud, anti-corruption and investigations practice, Moritz will serve clients worldwide in a variety of industries. He will draw upon his extensive expertise in the integration of complex investigative and regulatory compliance control processes on behalf of clients to help mitigate their potential exposure to financial, regulatory and legal risk.
A noted anti-corruption strategist with more than 26 years of experience, Moritz has led complex financial crime and corruption investigations and designed programs to help companies use risk scoring and technology to identify, investigate and remediate high-risk commercial relationships. He spearheaded the development and successful launch of a widely recognized anti-corruption technology platform.
Prior to joining Protiviti, Moritz served as a managing director for worldwide investigations and compliance at a global consulting firm, with four years as the head of the anti-corruption and investigative due diligence practice. Previously, Moritz also held leadership positions at KPMG, most recently as a director of corporate intelligence for the firm's forensics practice. His experience also includes senior roles at IPSA International, Inc., BDO Seidman and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Additionally, Moritz spent 10 years serving as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he gained in-depth experience with complex multi-national criminal investigations, which included organized crime, money-laundering, fraud and corruption, often involving a variety of industries such as financial services, securities and insurance, as well as various public and private organizations. He was also a nationally recognized expert for the FBI on asset forfeiture investigations and money-laundering.
Moritz graduated from the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia and holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from Jacksonville University. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and Certified Information Privacy Professional.