Kenny Kang, M.S., CPA, CGMA, CFE

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About me

Mr. Kang is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Charted Global Management Accountant (CGMA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with a wealth of experience in public accounting and industry. He specializes in forensic accounting / litigation support, fraud examinations, expert witness work, accounting services, and general business consulting. His expertise involves US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), US Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (US GAAS) and fraud prevention & detection.

What I do

  

With over 70 criminal, civil and investigative cases, Mr. Kang’s experience includes accounting record analysis, business disputes involving accounting and financial matters, embezzlement, lapping scheme, financial statement fraud, damage analysis, welfare fraud, Ponzi scheme, lapping scheme, insurance fraud, kickback, skimming, payroll fraud, divorce consulting and tax evasion. Mr. Kang provides fraud risk assessment and cybersecurity policy & procedure documentation, corporate governance, and review of accounting closing processes. Mr. Kang received a high recommendation from the Law Offices of the Los Angeles County Public Defender in 2009.

Testifying experience

  

Testified as an expert witness at the Los Angeles Superior Court:

  • People v. Phoebus Vincent Smith (Case No. BA318284-01)
  • People v. Daniel O'Brien (Case No. 7JB04078) 
  • People v. Najarro, et al. (Case No. GA076747) 

Testified as an assistant special referee at the Los Angeles Superior Court

  • New Century Sci & Tech, Inc. v. Carson Cheng, et al. (Case No. BC374648)

Testified as an expert witness at Judicate West (Arbitration)

  • Sattar v. Hyder (Case No. A189113) 

Speaking engagements

  

Mr. Kang is a frequent speaker on fraud prevention and detection at professional organizations, including the State Bar Associations, California Society of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors, and at various educational institutions. His topics include What is the difference? – Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination with Case Studies. Mr. Kang is the author of “Is Fraud A Cost of Doing Business?” published in the KACPA Journal Vol. 16/2014.

Past experience

  

Mr. Kang previously served as assistant vice president within the mutual fund administration of US Bancorp Fund Services. Prior to that, Mr. Kang was a senior auditor within the assurance practice of Deloitte & Touche, LLP. 


Mr. Kang holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Irvine, as well as a Master of Science in Accountancy from the California State University, Northridge. 

My philosophy

 At Kenny Kang CPA, I value the integration of effective communication, ethics, common sense and business insight in every engagements. As an accounting expert with legal acumen, I work closely with attorneys and clients in the litigation and fraud examination process, framing complex issues simply and in alignment with the litigation strategy. I apply a cost-effective, strategic solution to your case.  I understand business, have keen insights and always connect the dots.