DETECTING SHELL COMPANIES

Company N called for a tender for preparation of design estimate documentation. At the stage of receiving requests the company found out that one of their employees had attempted to participate too. This employee had a shell company that offered services at a triple price, but due to the position, the employee could promote their own candidacy. Two more colleagues used to help the fraudster – they were given disciplinary probation, and the initiator was fired.


Exploitation of a company's resources and usage of a job position for promotion of some hidden business is a threat to a company which can keep on being undetected. You may not know why clients are going to some other side, why the solution gives way to some similar product with the same features but more suitable terms of use and support opportunities, and who are these people who know all the details of a software unit which are confidential to a third party.


DISCLOSING DRUG NETWORK

HR director of company Z was taken under control after some suspicious communications were revealed in social networks. It turned out that the top manager had been trafficking drugs to remote offices using the logistics network of the company. The illegal substances were planted in the trucks along with common goods. Naive drivers became involuntary copartners supplying “additional” cargo. The collected information was provided to the law enforcement authorities.