Forensic and Financial Crime

As the global landscape of businesses grows more complex and connected, companies are increasingly at risk of sudden threats when they least expect it. Financial crime spans areas such as cybersecurity, fraud, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption. The impact of failing to prevent and detect Financial Crime extends beyond just monetary loss.

At PwC, we work with our clients to provide innovative, technology-powered solutions for preventing and mitigating risks of Financial Crime, responding to incidents and remediating past deficiencies.

Our Forensics and Financial Crime team has the experience to help you prevent and mitigate these risks as well as investigate, respond to and recover from any crisis.

We have a dedicated team of Financial Crime specialists working to combat financial crime in areas such as:

  • Cybercrime and Data leaks
  • Fraud
  • Anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and sanctions
  • Tax evasion and fraud
  • Anti-bribery and corruption
  • Market abuse

Our local team includes forensic investigators, tax fraud specialists, forensic and investigative analytics specialists, AML/CFT experts, KYC specialists, regulatory experts and internal controls specialists.

We are closely integrated into PwC’s global network of financial crime specialists, with almost 328,000 people across 152 countries. We’re organised to reflect the multidisciplinary financial crime task forces established by major financial institutions and government agencies, with market leading specialists in cybersecurity, anti-money laundering, sanctions, fraud and anti-bribery/anti-corruption.

We work with you to provide innovative and advanced solutions for responding to Financial Crime incidents by:


We clearly establish the facts and get to the bottom of our client’s financial crime issues, such as responding to a regulatory issue, breach or control failure.


We're equipped to fix the underlying issues that allow financial crime to continue, such as remediating files, addressing operational backlogs, or designing controls to quickly manage current risks.


We’ll execute the financial crimes operational processes required to sustain successful and cost-effective policies on a longer term basis, such as: KYC onboarding, transaction monitoring, and fine tuning alerting.


Whether building out a program or enhancing an existing one, we can transform the effectiveness of our clients’ financial crime operations (e.g. transaction monitoring), reducing their costs and focusing their resources on the areas of highest risk.

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Rajeev  Basgeet

Rajeev Basgeet

Deals Leader, PwC Mauritius

Tel: +230 404 5148

Kunal Rughoo

Kunal Rughoo

Associate Director, Financial Crime & Forensics, PwC Mauritius

Tel: +230 404 5480