forensic auditing
Investigative auditing undertaken specifically to support actions in a court of law. Forensic auditing is associated with practices like the investigation of *money laundering transactions, and it is often aimed at uncovering *fraudulent and illegal activity.

Auditor's dictionary. 2014.

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