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Hurricane Headaches: Data privacy and fraud risks trigger BVI firms to take special steps

by Kerry Kirby on 18 September 2017

With Hurricane Irma wrecking havoc across the Caribbean, some businesses in battered offshore financial centres have resorted to taking “extraordinary” steps to secure client data.  Read more...

Does social media undermine the court system?

by Mark Matthews on 15 September 2017

The UK's top government legal adviser has opened a consultation to examine whether discussion of cases on social media undermines the integrity of the court system. Read more...

World Association of Detectives leading the way

by Mark Matthews on 8 September 2017

The World Association of Detectives is the longest established and largest global organisation of its kind, maintaining the highest ethical practices among private investigators. Read more...

U.S. Justice Department investigating Uber foreign payments

by Mark Matthews on 5 September 2017

The Wall Street Journal reports the Justice Department has opened a probe into whether Uber has violated a U.S. law against foreign bribery. Read more...

Fines for companies with alleged ties to North Korea

by Mark Matthews on 24 August 2017

The U.S. Government seeks fines of $11 million from companies accused of laundering money for North Korean banks. Read more...

Internet company CEO quits amid fraud allegations

by Mark Matthews on 16 August 2017

The co-founder of a UK stock listed internet company has resigned as CEO after allegations that he is wanted for fraud in the US. Read more...

Missing Lamborghini discovered in shipping container

by Mark Matthews on 10 August 2017

An eagle-eyed private investigator tracks down a missing £250,000 supercar to a container bound for Africa. Read more...

Investigator thwarts employee 'cancer' scam

by Mark Matthews on 26 July 2017

A private investigator uncovers a scam where an employee who claimed to have cancer tricked a company into a million pound fraud. Read more...

Conflict International sponsors event at ABI AGM

by Mark Matthews on 6 July 2017

Conflict International is to sponsor an event at the 2018 Association of British Investigators Annual General Meeting in Brighton. Read more...

Conflict International New York launches

by Mark Matthews on 29 June 2017

Conflict International is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new office in the heart of New York City bringing our renowned intelligence, investigation and surveillance services to North America. Read more...

Conflict helps reunite father and son

by Mark Matthews on 25 May 2017

The pilot for a TV programme has resulted in Conflict International helping a father and son reunite after many years apart. Read more...

The meaning of social media acronyms

by Mark Matthews on 19 May 2017

Mike LaCorte has written this useful article on deciphering dozens of abbreviations in use on social media. Read more...

Does plain packaging encourage illegal cigarette trade?

by Mark Matthews on 17 May 2017

Research shows some retailers in London selling illegal cigarettes for as little as £3.00. Read more...

WannaCry cyber attack 'a wake-up call' - Microsoft

by Mark Matthews on 15 May 2017

Microsoft's president issues a warning to governments after the WannaCry cyber attack. Read more...

Cyprus lures Russians wanting EU passports

by Mark Matthews on 11 May 2017

Russian high-net-worth individuals capitalise on a scheme offering EU citizenship in exchange for an investment in Cyprus. Read more...

Mike LaCorte offers asset tracing advice in Moscow

by Mark Matthews on 8 May 2017

Conflict International director Mike LaCorte is to speak in Moscow at a conference organised by the Russian Arbitration Association. Read more...

Clampdown on holiday fraud claims

by Mark Matthews on 4 May 2017

Private detectives are being hired by holiday companies to thwart touts who encourage fraudulent sickness claims. Read more...

Think your data is secure? Think again

by Mark Matthews on 30 March 2017

A journalist challenged hackers to access his personal information with startling results. Read more...

Fugitive caught in New York by Facebook

by Mark Matthews on 23 March 2017

The work of an eagle-eyed private investigator has led to the arrest of a fugitive who was on the run for two years suspected of murder. Read more...

Can Russia stop violence at the World Cup?

by Mark Matthews on 7 March 2017

Security experts believe there could be a repeat of clashes between Russian ‘Ultras’ and others at next year's World Cup. Read more...

Conflict International acquires London surveillance agency

by Mark Matthews on 6 March 2017

Conflict International is pleased to announce it has acquired London-based investigation and surveillance company Investigations Direct. Read more...

Are smart devices smarter than you think?

by Mark Matthews on 22 February 2017

You can command a smart device into action straight away by saying a recognised word. But what else is it hearing? Read more...

Meeting 'Burma's Lost Royals'

by Mark Matthews on 20 January 2017

Conflict International’s Business Development Manager Roger Bescoby has been in the Far East where he attended a reception in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon. Read more...

Surveillance on the slopes

by Mark Matthews on 16 January 2017

Conflict International’s leading surveillance and intelligence service is available in many parts of the world. We can follow a subject of interest almost anywhere – including on the ski slopes. Read more...

January is peak for divorce enquiries

by Mark Matthews on 13 January 2017

There are more than 110,000 divorces annually in England and Wales alone. January is the month when solicitors traditionally see significant increases in enquiries about exploring the end of a marriage with some claiming their business doubles at this time of year. Read more...