Samantha Salkin


Samantha Salkin is a principal in the Risk, Investigations & Analytics Practice of CRA. She has directed numerous investigations into claims of civil and criminal misconduct throughout the world.

In her role, Ms. Salkin specializes in internal investigations for corporations and financial institutions, as well as litigation support matters for law firms and multinational organizations. Ms. Salkin works closely with clients to develop policies and procedures, provide training, and conduct sensitive investigations into a myriad of issues including sexual assault and harassment cases, complex kickback schemes, embezzlement matters, and fraud investigations.

As a Certified Global Sanctions Specialist, Ms. Salkin frequently conducts regulatory compliance sanctions investigations, focusing on internal reviews for economic sanctions compliance.  She has led reviews and analyses of historical economic sanctions-related data, policies, and procedures for past clients, making recommendations, if necessary, to remediate gaps and create a customized compliance training for program users and key stakeholders.

Ms. Salkin began her professional career as a child protection investigator with the Florida Department of Children and Families, where she responded to, and determined the validity of allegations of abuse, neglect, and abandonment. She then spent several years as an investigative analyst at New York County District Attorney’s Office, focusing on homicide and sexual assault cases.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Minority-owned business enterprises vetting in the construction industry
    Members of the CRA team provided investigative services to three large construction companies located in the NYC metropolitan area to help examine over 250 of...
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  • 02
    OFAC assistance for global payment processor
    The CRA team led an investigation related to a registered money service business that facilitates a large volume of money transfers globally. The company...
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  • 03
    Data privacy investigation
    On behalf of a global technology company, the CRA team investigated thousands of third-parties and their access to the personal data of users on the client’s...
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