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Meet the IFW team: Investigations manager Darren Kelly

Meet the IFW team: Investigations Manager Darren Kelly Recently on the IFW Global blog, we have shared some of our team’s successes with you. We’ve been involved in boiler room raids, investigated multimillion dollar embezzlement cases and...

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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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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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All you need to know about cryptocurrency scams

Digital and virtual currencies secured by cryptography – cryptocurrencies – are a scary unknown for many. But for almost a decade now, people from all walks of life have been legitimately using and trading this new type of currency for great...

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Why the Police can't recover your money

Police are an important ally in any criminal investigation. But they face limitations in relation to fraud cases, and can only rarely recover money. There are four main reasons why you need more than the police on your side if you have been...

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Everything you need to know about Boiler Room Scams

Boiler room scams get their name from the high-pressure sales tactics these organisations use to get people to invest their money, often in shady or non-existent investments. Most commonly, business owners will receive a cold call with details...

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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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