Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Kroll Expands Fraud and Financial Investigations Expertise with Decorated FBI Veteran Sherine Ebadi

New York – Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global leader in investigations, risk mitigation, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, today announced that Sherine Ebadi has joined the firm as an associate managing director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice, based in Los Angeles

Prior to Kroll, Ebadi served as a special agent for the FBI. Over a distinguished ten-year career, she led numerous high-profile investigations involving embezzlement, public corruption, international bank fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, organized crime and identity theft. Most recently, Ebadi served as the lead case agent for the Special Counsel’s investigation and prosecution of Paul Manafort. Among other honors, Ebadi has been recognized with the FBI Medal of Excellence, the FBI Excellent Performance Award and the U.S. Attorney’s Award. 

Richard Plansky, North America Regional Managing Director, Business Intelligence and Investigations, at Kroll, commented, “At Kroll, we focus on helping our clients address their most complex and difficult fraud and corruption issues. That requires the very best investigative talent, and, today, we have added a true superstar to our team. We are thrilled to welcome Sherine to Kroll and have no doubt that our clients will benefit immensely from her top-flight skills, experience, and integrity.“

About Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps 
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services. For more information, visit

Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit