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Kenneth J. Daras, Principal   

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

LEWIS B. FREEMAN & PARTNERS, INC.
1997-Present

Principal

Manage and assist with court-appointed receiverships involving a variety of business ventures, pyramid schemes and Ponzi schemes. Responsibilities include: coordinating with investors and creditors; investigating location of assets; recovery and disposition of assets; reviewing and processing proofs of claim, and coordinating ongoing projects with counsel(s) for receiver and with forensic accountants and other professionals.   Manage forensic accounting projects involving tracing of money, securities transactions, and investigating various types of management fraud.  Acting as liaison with criminal and regulatory investigators.

KENNETH J. DARAS CONSULTING
1996-1997

Owner/Principal

Provided investigative and accounting assistance to several Court-appointed Receivers in cases brought by both Federal and State governmental agencies, involving a coin telephone scam, a computer telecommunications scam, and an Internet scam. Testified as an expert witness in several securities arbitration matters for both plaintiffs and respondents.

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
1973-1996

Chief, Branch of Enforcement No. 3
Staff Accountant/Investigator
Securities Compliance Examiner

Supervised fraud investigations and related litigation involving violations of all aspects of the Federal Securities laws. Staff accountant investigator for the Branch of Enforcement, handling highly complex investigations involving a variety of accounting and auditing issues. Conducted compliance examinations of registered broker-dealers, investment advisors and investment companies.

 

EDUCATION

bulletFlorida International University
M. S. Accounting
bulletUniversity of Miami
B. B. A. Finance

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

bulletCertified Public Accountant
 
 
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