Modern technologies combined with old methods and networks provide a complex system for sophisticated schemes to steal, hide and launder money. Finding, tracking and investigating corruption, fraud and tax evasion across this new environment and borders frequently exceeds the capabilities of law enforcement or intelligence entities. How can we bring back this money to where it belongs and prosecute its theft?

  • – Fraud encompasses any act or omission whereby an individual or entity knowingly misrepresents or conceals a material fact to obtain an undue benefit or advantage for themself or a third party.

  • – Corruption encompasses any act or omission that misuses official authority or seeks to influence the misuse of official authority to obtain an undue benefit for oneself or a third party.

  • (Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Framework of the United Nations Secretariat, 9/9/16)

Fraud and Corruption are not new problems – they have existed for thousands of years. For as long as there has been money in circulation, there have been people attempting to accumulate wealth through criminal means. Governments, international organisations, and commercial entities collectively lose billions of dollars every year because of undetected fraud and corruption. In the 21st century fraud and corruption have gone digital with vast amounts of illegal activity taking place on-line at the click of a mouse. Fraud and Corruption are not new problems, but the speed with which they can be accomplished has accelerated to the speed of the internet, and the scale on which criminal actors can operate is now global.

  • Transparency International has released its 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index which gauges levels of perceived public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories around the world. The index scores them on a scale of zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (clean) with the average score just 43 out of 100. Two thirds of countries scored less than 50. The research found that corruption was rampant across the world in 2020 and that it undermined the response to Covid-19, threatened the global recovery and contributed to democratic backsliding
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The standard tools for investigating fraud and corruption involve gathering documentary evidence, interviewing key personnel, and examining financial records. These traditional methods of investigation remain relevant, but they have evolved and today Digital Forensics, Open-Source Intelligence and Data Analytics lie at the heart of all fraud and corruption investigations.


Monarch offers you world class investigators with state-of-the-art tools to support your fraud and corruption investigations. For every client we build a bespoke team from experienced prosecutors, ex-law enforcement and intelligence investigators, financial auditors, data analysts, cybersecurity practitioners and digital forensic specialists. We use skilled OSINT and Dark Web investigators to track missing assets, identify perpetrators of crime, and gather key evidence. We deploy specialist financial investigators to track international money flows, including crypto-currency transactions. We offer world-class forensic capabilities to examine digital assets for evidential purposes. And we always collect to an evidential standard to enable legal action.


Talk to Monarch today and together we can take a digital stand against the perpetrators of Fraud and Corruption.

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In an age of hidden attacks and mass digital subversion, only the best intelligence capabilities will enable you to stay in control and take the initiative.
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