Case Study

Intelligence and due diligence in Russia & CIS

Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States
Services involved:
Due Diligence
Asset Tracing
Litigation Support
Human Source Intelligence


We assisted an international law firm on an ongoing civil litigation case.

The client, a group of investors from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), had been defrauded out of tens of millions of pounds, which had been laundered through Europe. Our investigation took place in the CIS, Russia, Europe and the UK, and involved in-depth investigation and on the ground enquiries to map out the fraud and the flow of money. In order to support a freezing order application, our team used open and closed source research, corporate records searches, in-country assets, social media analytics and covert methodology to identify tangible assets in excess of GBP 100 million.

This then supported an international freezing order and successful resolution.

Project leads
Simon Davison
Director of Investigations
View profile

Outcomes for client

  • Identified evidence of criminal activity
  • Identified substantial assets
  • Supported a successful outcome for the clients and recovery of stolen funds

Recent case studies

View more projects we have completed for clients.

US, Europe, Middle East, Offshore
Asset Tracing
Litigation Support
Due Diligence
United States, the Gulf, east Africa and Europe
Asset Tracing
Human Source Intelligence
Criminal Investigations

Contact us

We’re always keen to talk through problems – even if you don’t end up working with us.

Let us know your problem or situation and one of our consultants will get back to you and arrange a call.

Step one
You let us know what you or your team requires help with.
Step two
One of our consultants will arrange a meeting to find out more.
Step three
We outline how we can help you in a proposal.
Step four
If accepted, we begin providing you or your team with our solution.