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Cybercrime: how to make sure digital evidence is admissible

Cybercrime is one of the biggest threats facing Australian businesses in 2019. Internet crimes, data theft and other offences can originate inside or outside an organisation, and both intelligence and digital evidence are needed to connect the...

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IFW Global a key player in the fight against cybercrime

The global impact of cybercrime will no doubt eventually become a daily household discussion. It seems like only a matter of time before someone has a story to tell about feeling the virtual cold hand of an anonymous criminal impacting their...

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Reduce risk by relying on our key due diligence tips

Effective due diligence for your law firm Mergers and acquisitions can make organisations greater than the sum of their parts. However, they can also put companies at risk if they are exposed to undetected vulnerabilities. Corporate due diligence...

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How IFW Global led 60 Minutes to one of the biggest boiler room busts ever seen

Boiler room investment scams use a combination of high pressure cold calling and dishonest sales techniques that cost Australians millions of dollars every year. 

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60 Minutes presenter recounts his experience working alongside IFW Global

IFW Global was recently involved in the take down of a boiler room operation that was captured by 60 Minutes Australia. The raid resulted in the arrests of 32 people. 

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Philippines police raid catches scammers targeting Australians

In the first three weeks of 2019, Australians have lost more than $15 million dollars to cold-calling scammers.These professional conmen are well spoken, smart, and specifically target older Australian men.They gain their victim’s confidence by...

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Five steps to protect your business against cybercrime

Cybercrime is now one of the greatest threats facing businesses of all sizes. And it's getting more serious every year. The 2018 PwC report,  Pulling fraud out of the shadows reveals that 45 per cent of Australian companies were affected by...

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Meet the IFW team: Darren Kelly, investigations manager

The IFW Global blog has recently featured some of the team’s successes. We’ve been involved in boiler room raids, investigated multimillion dollar embezzlement cases and undertaken corporate investigations into overseas companies. While we’ve...

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Asset Recovery - How surveillance is used in the investigation

If you're a victim of financial fraud, recovering your assets can be a challenge. Law enforcement agencies can be slow to pinpoint the location of suspects and assets, by which time it may be too late to secure a conviction.IFW Global deals with...

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How can surveillance help in fraud investigations and asset recovery?

How can surveillance help me in a fraud case? Investment fraud cost Australians around $40 million in 2018, according to figures from ACCC Scamwatch. With securities fraud, boiler room scams and other types of complex financial fraud on the rise,...

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