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Mpumi Ngwenya

Forensic Investigator | Johannesburg

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T: +27 11 669 9488

Overview

Mpumi is a Forensic Investigator in our Corporate Investigations department. She has 4 years of forensic work experience.

Mpumi has been part of the investigation team for public sector clients conducting investigations relating to fraud, corruption, any irregularities, and any other maladministration for local government entities.

Experience

Her experience includes:

Supply Chain Management investigations, Corruption, tender irregularities, and general investigations which pertain:

  • Investigated the conduct of officials at a local municipality in Polokwane relating to fraud, and misappropriation of the municipality’s assets for self-enrichment.
  • Obtaining and securing additional data and/or documentation and conducted individual director and company background searches on persons/entities of interest in an investigation whereby Bowmans had to provide assistance and advice to Umgeni Water in relation to the findings and recommendations made another forensic services entity.
  • Conducted a conflict-of-interest investigation whereby a business relationship existed between the employee of the municipality and the service provider of the municipality, and the employee did not declare such a relationship, and the spouse of the same employee was part of the BEC where the identified service provider was a bidder and the spouse failed to disclose the relationship of the bidder and the wife’s business relationship.
  • Obtaining and review of evidential documentation, compilation of indexes of evidence obtained.
  • Sit in and conducted interviews and compiling of interview notes.
  • Drafting reports, affidavits, reviewing charge sheet, and preparing evidence bundles for disciplinary procedures,
  • Conducting background searches and obtain supporting information for various investigations within the CI practice, and
  • General project administration.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Qualifications

  • NQF level 6 certificate in the Programme in Forensic and Investigative Auditing from UNISA.
  • 4th year LLB student at UNISA.

Overview

Mpumi is a Forensic Investigator in our Corporate Investigations department. She has 4 years of forensic work experience.

Mpumi has been part of the investigation team for public sector clients conducting investigations relating to fraud, corruption, any irregularities, and any other maladministration for local government entities.

Experience

Her experience includes:

Supply Chain Management investigations, Corruption, tender irregularities, and general investigations which pertain:

  • Investigated the conduct of officials at a local municipality in Polokwane relating to fraud, and misappropriation of the municipality’s assets for self-enrichment.
  • Obtaining and securing additional data and/or documentation and conducted individual director and company background searches on persons/entities of interest in an investigation whereby Bowmans had to provide assistance and advice to Umgeni Water in relation to the findings and recommendations made another forensic services entity.
  • Conducted a conflict-of-interest investigation whereby a business relationship existed between the employee of the municipality and the service provider of the municipality, and the employee did not declare such a relationship, and the spouse of the same employee was part of the BEC where the identified service provider was a bidder and the spouse failed to disclose the relationship of the bidder and the wife’s business relationship.
  • Obtaining and review of evidential documentation, compilation of indexes of evidence obtained.
  • Sit in and conducted interviews and compiling of interview notes.
  • Drafting reports, affidavits, reviewing charge sheet, and preparing evidence bundles for disciplinary procedures,
  • Conducting background searches and obtain supporting information for various investigations within the CI practice, and
  • General project administration.

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