• Pro-Active Due Diligence

    In preparation for a high profile, senior hire, the client instructed Carnoustie to comprehensively profile the subject, focussing on reputation, CV verification, lifestyle and activities. During a multi-faceted enquiry, IT infrastructure mapping was used to show that the subject had fabricated reference emails sent from web domains he had set up and had changed his…

  • Discovery Email Analysis

    A solicitor client received disclosure from their opponents in litigation in the form of 5 document boxes of printed emails. The emails had been printed, rather than supplied electronically, in an attempt to increase the time and cost of reviewing the information – a common tactic in disclosure despite the efforts of the judiciary to…

  • Fraud Network Mapping

    An enforcement agency working with law enforcement in Northern Ireland instructed Carnoustie to assist in the investigation of a grey-market/counterfeit ring, suspected of operating in support of the remnants of paramilitary activity in the region. Open-source research, focussing on the social media channels and anonymous online profiles being used to market and sale these goods,…

  • Multi-National Asset Tracing

    A London based forensic accountant, tasked with recovering the proceeds of a long-running VAT fraud, instructed Carnoustie to trace assets associated with four UK-based individuals. Electronic and ultra-discreet human intelligence enquiries combined to identify property, vehicles and commercial interests throughout the UK and a number of linked entities located in offshore jurisdictions, including BVI, Cayman…