AFAM is committed to the highest level of client service. Our network includes many of the leading attorneys, certified accountants, forensic scientists and anti-fraud experts working in Mexico. AFAM’s founding partners are:
Esteban Franco has played a unique role in helping the Mexican insurance sector to combat fraud. At a time when Mexican insurers faced attacks from legislators, regulators, and policyholders, Lic. Franco helped implement widely-acclaimed anti-fraud programs, strengthening the industry’s commitment to law enforcement practices and helping safeguard the interests of policyholders and shareholders.. Over the last decade, he has represented two leading Mexican insurers, overseeing over 20 internal litigators and a similar number of outside lawyers. He currently represents the most exclusive department store chain in Mexico, helping direct litigation and handling fraud-related claims throughout the Mexican Republic. With a masters degree in Criminal Law, Mr Franco also serves as outside counsel to several prominent law firms in regard to evidence and anti-fraud practices. Aside from his extensive experience in civil and criminal litigation, he has in-depth knowledge of fraud examination, investigation and evidentiary procedure.
In anti-fraud investigation and litigation, Luis Enrique León is one of the most widely-experienced lawyers in the state of Yucatan. He has handled claims for life, health, automobile, property and workers’ compensation plans. He has worked in scores of commercial, civil and administrative cases in Mexican civil and criminal courts, providing multifaceted services ranging from the simple to the complex.In addition to his civil recovery work, Lic. León also represents insurers in pursuing recovery through the criminal process of moneys defrauded from them. He has extensive experience working directly with Mexican prosecutors in support of restitution awards in fraud cases, and has appeared as amicus curiae in important restitution litigation. He also serves as expert witness in anti-fraud investigations, provides expert opinions and files declaratory judgment actions on behalf of insurers.
Lawrence Weiner’s legal background includes wide experience in contract negotiations, cross-border trade, and cross-border investment. Mr. Weiner has nearly 15 years of experience advising clients on cross-border distribution and licensing agreements, labor practices, risk and compliance strategy, whistle-blowing policy and white-collar crime prevention. Served as anti-fraud counsel to US & foreign companies in Mexico, directing case investigations, developing anti-fraud protocols and filing both criminal and civil actions in Mexican courts. Served as adviser to several Latin America-based digital media companies, including a stint as CEO and General Counsel of VMX Media, the first SaaS company in Mexico.
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AFAM is a Mexico-based legal & financial network specializing in the prevention and investigation of fraud, corruption and white collar crime, as well as the pursuit of claims arising from theft or misappropriation of assets.