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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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Common types of investment fraud in Australia

International investment fraud is a growing problem. The number of investment scams reported to the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission increased by 33 per cent in 2017 and is set to rise further this year.Most of these scams originate...

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IFW Global a relationship you can trust...

IFW build unique relationships with Law Firms. We work closely with them to achieve results and find answers in complex legal matters.

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32 Arrested in Boiler Room Raids to Bring Down International Crime Syndicate Targeting Australians.

MANILA – Thursday 29 November 2018 - Authorities in the Philippines arrested 32 persons, including eight foreigners, over an investment scam targeting Australians at their office in Pasig City overnight.

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