About us 

Andrew McIntosh, CFE


Andrew McIntosh assists VIDOCQ clients with his significant expertise in financial crime, business intelligence, and sensitive complex investigations. Before pivoting into the corporate investigation and intelligence world, Andrew McIntosh garnered decades of experience working as an investigative journalist across North America, where he probed companies, business executives, gang leaders, politicians, and government officials. His work focused on incidents of sophisticated corporate fraud, construction fraud, identity theft, conflict of interest, procurement fraud, mortgage fraud, and money laundering, organized crime, offshore tax havens, corrupt business leaders, and troubled aerospace and airline companies. Andrew has worked for numerous media outlets, including the Montreal Gazette, Journal de Montreal, Ottawa Citizen, Globe and Mail, National Post, Sacramento Bee, and the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Andrew has won many awards for his investigative journalism, including three National Newspaper Awards, Canada’s highest journalism honour, and was a finalist three other times. He has also won six Canadian Association of Journalists Awards for outstanding investigative reporting, a California Journalism Award, a Global Aerospace Media Award, and other U.S. honours. In 2016, he co-authored a best-selling book in French about the Hells Angels outlaw biker gang.

Andrew is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and licensed private investigator. He has taught investigative methods at Kings College University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and at Carleton University in Ottawa, and trained CFEs and journalists at both ends of North America.

A team of experts

We coordinate a team of analysts and investigators, employed by the firm after being meticulously selected. The exceptional competence and experience of our employees are our greatest asset and allow us to deliver the best possible service to our clients.