Melissa Davis Publishes Article on ABI Commercial Fraud Committee Site

June, 2017

Melissa Davis

Tracing Commingled Funds in Fraud Cases


Commingling of funds frequently occurs in fraud cases and is notably common in Ponzi scheme cases.  It occurs when funds belonging to one party are deposited into the same bank account as funds that belong to a different party.  Because money is fungible, it is not possible to trace exactly which dollars belong to which party if they reside in the same bank account.