Skoda Minotti Buys Forensic Accounting Firm

Mayfield Village, Ohio-based Skoda Minotti (FY12 net revenue of $25.4 million) announced it has purchased Beachwood, Ohio-based accounting firm, Howard L. Klein Co.

Klein, with 34 years of experience in forensic and bankruptcy accounting, will join the firm as a partner in the firm’s Valuation and Litigation Advisory Group. Klein has investigated white-collar crimes and testified as an expert witness in numerous civil and criminal matters.

Klein is currently the forensic accountant for the trustee for Fair Finance, a $200 million Ponzi scam, and served as a fee examiner in the Enron bankruptcy case. Prior to owning his own firm, he was an auditor with Ernst & Ernst and a partner with a local CPA firm.