HAROLD D. McFARLAND
Harold McFarland is an expert in Computer, Internet and Electronic Communications Forensics and a member of the FBI Infragard Team as well as the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force. He also works as an expert in Forensic Accounting and is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant and Licensed Private Investigator.
He has been admitted as an expert in State and Federal level courts and has worked on numerous cases from local to international in nature. The types of cases range from simple embezzlement to the Arthur Nadel pyramid scheme and simple identity theft to international human trafficking, drug cartels, and various other crimes made possible through the compromise of someone’s computer system.
Mr. McFarland has a Master’s Degree and was the head of the Computer Sciences department at Keiser University in Sarasota. He was involved in writing the National Comptia+ certification exam for Linux and was technical editor for several technical computer books. He has been a guest speaker and/or trainer for several groups including the annual conference for the Florida Association of Private Investigators, the annual conference for Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the national conference for the Community Associations Institute, and multiple other business and civic organizations throughout the United States.
THOMAS V. PELLEGRINO, JR.
A specialist in audits, business consulting, forensic accounting, and litigation support, Thomas Pellegrino has earned a reputation for being an expert in his field. He has a Master of Accountancy majoring in Taxation from the University of South Florida. In addition, he holds certificates as a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner and is a Licensed Private Investigator.
In addition to being an expert in his field, Thomas Pellegrino is a long time resident of Sarasota and has strong personal, civic and family ties to the community and has been extremely active in the area over the years through many professional and charitable organizations.