Tim D. Tribe, CPA/CFF, CFE, CICA


Tim D. Tribe, CPA/CFF, CFE, CICA


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A practicing accountant for nearly two decades, Tim has spent a majority of that time in forensics, examining allegations of fraud, analyzing accounting records, and assessing economic damages for matters involving litigation. He has provided litigation support in both criminal and civil proceedings, analyzing related financial information and developing expert testimony and materials on such topics as fraud patterns, sufficiency of accounting evidence, analysis of internal control, accountants’ standard of care, economic damages, business interruption claims, and lost profits analyses. Tim has issued written opinions in over 70 cases and testified in arbitration, deposition and trial. He has also taught financial and forensic accounting, fraud examination, and auditing principles at the college level.

Masters of Accountancy from Brigham Young University
B.S. in Accountancy – Arizona State University
Post-graduate studies in Accounting – University of Arizona 


Tim is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA).


Tim is a frequent speaker at universities and at professional seminars around the world, with numerous publications in the field. Recent topics include:

  • “Fraud and Cyber-Attack Threats: Preparing Business Leaders for the New Normal”
  • “Employee Theft – The Fraudsters Adapted, Did Your Controls?”
  • “Occupational Fraud in Casinos”
  • “Fires, Floods and Fraud: How People Game the Insurance Claim Process, and How They Get Caught Red-Handed”
  • “Occupational Fraud: Types, Costs, Red Flags and Prevention”
  • “Introduction to Occupational Fraud”
  • “Affinity Fraud – With Friends Like These …”
  • “Current Developments in Forensic Accounting”


  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; American Accounting Association; Institute for Internal Controls; National Association of Forensic Economics
  • Associate Member – American Bar Association
  • Former Board Member – 4Cite Corporation; Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Chair – ASCPA 2012 Forensic and Litigation Support Conference Planning Committee
  • Faculty – Consultants’ Training Institute, Cornerstones of Financial Forensics (2012-14)
  • Adjunct Faculty – Grand Canyon University, Colangelo College of Business (2013-15)


Forensic Accounting
Fraud Examination
Litigation Support