Richard Kando is a Managing Director in the Global Investigations & Compliance Practice. Richard specializes in forensic accounting and investigative matters relating to government investigations, corporate internal investigations and asset tracing, and anti‐money laundering compliance projects. Richard is also a leader of Navigant’s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) task force. He advises financial institutions on FATCA compliance according to both the U.S. Treasury regulations and intergovernmental agreements and conducts related investigations.
Prior to gaining consulting experience, Richard served as a Special Agent with the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division in New York City. As a Special Agent, Richard conducted long‐term, high‐profile investigations of individuals and corporate entities. Richard investigated allegations of tax evasion and other tax related criminal offenses, mail and wire fraud, embezzlement, money laundering and identity theft. In recognition of his services as a Special Agent, Richard received the U.S. Department of Justice – Tax Division Assistant Attorney General’s Special Contribution Award.
Richard attended the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA, where he received specialized training on the techniques used by law enforcement to gather evidence in white‐collar crime investigations. He is a frequent author and speaker on the FATCA.