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Cyber Scams: A Million Dollar Business

Understanding how to spot a scam and knowing tactics that criminals use are paramount when staying safe against cybercrime. 

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First Steps for Potential Scam Victims

Timing is crucial when you're making financial investments. There's a feeling among some businesspeople that if you put your money in too soon or too late, this can affect how much money you make. When time is against you and you feel under...

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Swindle Kings of Manila

Al Jazeera has released a documentary made around the recent dismantling of a transnational criminal syndicate based in Manila facilitated by IFW Global's Ken Gamble.

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How to Know When to Bring in a Private Investigator

A lawyer's life is always busy. Each case requires hours of research and often involves specialist work. The old saying goes that two heads are better than one, and a lawyer and a private investigator working together can be a lot more effective...

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IFW Global brings down Philippines Boiler Room Gang

IFW investigators, in conjunction with the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Intelligence Unit, have dismantled a transnational criminal syndicate based in Manila.

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Case Study: Tracking the Defendant in an IPR Theft Case

Intellectual property theft occurs when a company unlawfully uses or steals the trademarks, patents or inventions of another company. The FBI states that this practice costs billions of dollars a year to US businesses alone. IP theft often...

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Case Study: Corporate Investigation for Mining Interests

Corporate due diligence – an investigation of a company or companies typically done before entering into a business agreement – is a sensible undertaking before any contracts are signed. Due diligence is the best way to get a full overview of an...

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Case Study: Investigation of a Multimillion Dollar Embezzlement Case

According to the latest report by ACFE, more than half of organisations (53 per cent) that fall victim to occupational fraud never recover any of their stolen assets, which can run to millions of dollars. Knowing how to protect against...

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How to Choose a Professional Private Investigator

Cybercrime is now the greatest threat facing businesses in Australia. The average cost of a data breach was $2.51 million last year, according to the Ponemon Institute, and this can be especially damaging for legal firms if their clients'...

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Melbourne Investors Stung in Global Foreign Exchange Ecam

HUNDREDS of people have been arrested over a huge international foreign exchange scam which has cost Australian investors millions.

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