We undertook forensic investigations on behalf of the liquidator of a multi-million pound electronic gaming/software company. Allegations included creditor preference, disposal of assets at undervalue, extraction of funds by use of false invoices, and identifying directors’ private expenditure paid for by the company. Our investigation led to significant funds being recovered for creditors.
Acted in a bitter dispute between two director shareholders. No shareholders' agreement had been drafted in 1992 and the terms of the trading between the company and one director's own company were disputed. Upon voluntary liquidation the other company put in a creditor's claim for £850,000. We investigated the claim and also the previous nine years' invoicing to uncover fraudulent and excessive invoicing against the company, launched a counter claim and presented evidence to the Vice Chancellor
Computer Forensic Investigation
Theft by Former Employee
Our computer forensic experts were engaged to conduct a forensic investigation into possible intellectual property theft by a client’s former employee and to conduct an internal investigation into the activities of several current employees. Copies of internal system data and PCs were made and analysed. Despite a concerted effort by one individual to conceal his activities, we found evidence that unauthorised copies of confidential data had been uploaded and viewed on his PC, we also found evide
Our team executed a search for relevant disclosure documents from several hundred sources compromising dozens of terabytes of data and tens of millions of electronic documents in response to a multimillion pound litigation. The data came from several different jurisdictions in varied forms and was in some cases highly duplicative of other portions. After consultation with solicitors and client IT characteristics for documents of interest were determined and applied to all documents.
We acted as an expert witness in the High Court for matters relating to proportionality arguments for electronic evidence being disclosed in a multijurisdictional litigation. The matter involved the search of over 50 terabytes of data and tens of millions of records which needed to be searched and separated in an automated fashion.
Electronic Investigation of Data
We performed electronic investigation of data in connection with one of the largest European fraud cases in the last five years with the aim of locating correspondence and details relating to systematic bribery for contracts.
Large Multinational Corporation
At the request of a large multinational corporation we conducted an investigation into potential leaks of confidential information from within the business. A large scale investigation utilising mathematical and statistical analysis was conducted over the data of several thousand employees in several different countries, resulting in the detection of suspicious patterns in the data of several.