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Recognized Authority on Corruption, Forensic Accounting and Money Laundering Bolsters Global Advisory Firm’s Growing Team of Experts

StoneTurn, a global advisory firm that assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues, investigations, monitorships and business disputes, today announced that veteran Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent Shari Schindler has joined as a Partner. Based in Chicago, Shari joins StoneTurn after more than 30 years of investigating, managing and testifying in a range of high-profile financial fraud investigations, including the convictions of former Illinois governors George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich.

A financial expert in corruption and white-collar criminal cases, as well as multi-jurisdictional business disputes, Shari provides clients with strategic forensic accounting expertise and pragmatic insights into launching and maintaining effective anti-corruption programs worldwide. Her capabilities will span across several of StoneTurn’s practice areas, including: Litigation Advisory, Expert Testimony, Investigations, Anti-Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, Financial Fraud, and Compliance & Monitoring.

“Shari is a well-known expert on forensic accounting, money laundering and all things anti-corruption, locally in Chicago, nationally and internationally,” said Christopher Martinez, StoneTurn’s co-founder and Managing Partner. “Undoubtedly, her expertise will serve as a tremendous asset to our team and growing portfolio of clients across the U.S. and globally.”

Most recently, Shari served as a Supervisory Revenue Agent for the IRS. During her decades-long career, she partnered with various federal and local law enforcement agencies to conduct grand jury investigations and complex fraud audits. Shari has been designated as an expert in Federal court and has extensive experience in uncovering bank, mail and tax fraud; money laundering; whistleblower claims; and RICO conspiracy matters. A recognized international authority on forensic accounting and money laundering, she has delivered anti-corruption training for government organizations in Bosnia, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Latvia and Romania.

Shari has overseen and personally performed hundreds of detailed financial examinations of individuals, corporations and partnerships, including sophisticated flow of funds analyses. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) registered in Illinois.

Meet Shari

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Shari Schindler

Shari Schindler, a Partner with StoneTurn, brings over 30 years of experience in serving as a financial expert in corruption and white-collar criminal cases, as well as multi-jurisdictional business disputes. […]