Alex Murdaugh: The Fraud Behind the Murders

Featured by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Weaver’s Helga Zauner and Travis Casner share insights on the rampant fraud uncovered as part of the Alex Murdaugh murder trials specifically examining the fraud schemes in which Murdaugh was alleged to have been involved, based on information presented during and subsequent to his murder trial.

  • “As details emerged in the murder trial, we learned that Murdaugh created a fictitious bank account linked to himself under the name “Forge.” Murdaugh would then deposit client funds into his own fake “Forge” account to set up an “annuity” for the client that he controlled.”


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Helga Zauner

Helga Zauner

Managing Director, Forensics and Litigation Services


Helga A. Zauner, CVA, CFE, MAFF, is a testifying expert witness with 27 years of experience in litigation consulting, financial…

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