Prevail’s client, an international investment firm, had suffered multi-million-pound financial losses relating to its interests in an overvalued property portfolio. Prevail worked with partners to establish the extent of the fraud, and to investigate the key actors and their activity in time and space. A combination of investigative skills, intelligence services, strategy, knowledge of criminality, and working in effectively in diverse partnerships with others, was critical to the project delivery. This project endured for several months and led directly to positive judicial recourse.
Prevail delivered a multi-million-pound settlement at a cost of under 1% of the sums recovered. Prevail undertook an analysis of the deep web, and subsequent physical surveillance using a four-person team in England under COVID social restrictions to identify evidentially binding intelligence of money laundering and the assets. Arrest warrants and asset seizures were completed in a matter of days following engagement.