Cynthia Webster is founder and president of The Reynard Group, LLC, a full service investigations firm based in New York City. Formed in 2011, The Reynard Group offers a wide range of investigative services to meet any corporate need or business situation – international or domestic. She works with a team of accountants, attorneys, fraud examiners as well as former agents of the FBI, CIA and NYPD and maintains the highest standards of professionalism, confidentiality and reliability.
Cynthia performs due diligence, fraud investigations, business intelligence assessments, asset searches, missing person searches, litigation support, pre-employment checks, household staff checks, executive screening and vendor screening. She has managed diverse projects for clients in the areas of: investigating employee embezzlement; locating missing beneficiaries; and evaluating prospective investment partners.
Ms. Webster began her career as an auditor with Deloitte where her clients included General Motors, Beneficial Finance and Bessemer Trust. She developed an interest in forensic accounting and was later hired by Interfor Inc., a corporate investigations firm in New York City, where she managed the Investigations Department.
While at Interfor she served as the firm’s expert on resolving sovereign debt default cases and developed non-public, international information sources. She also developed a methodology to identify class action plaintiffs in the U.S. and abroad on behalf of clients. She managed 100+ international asset recovery investigations involving the detection of more than $100 million in secreted assets in jurisdictions throughout the world including Switzerland, Cayman Islands, Panama and Luxembourg. In addition, she supervised the day-to-day operations and synthesized the work product of in-house and external investigators.
Ms. Webster is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a licensed Private Investigator in New York State. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from The University of Houston-Clear Lake, a Certificate in Forensic Accounting from The School of Continuing and Professional Studies at New York University and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Medical University of South Carolina. Ms. Webster is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Association for Corporate Growth, the Financial Women’s Association and Women in Security.
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