Tom has over 30 years of investigative experience, including Scotland Yard, and is an expert in workplace and fraud investigations. His expertise includes:
. National and international investigations encompassing high risk internal and external fraud;
. Industrial espionage, environmental and corporate fraud, political blackmail, labour litigation, unfair dismissal claims , workplace harassment, theft in workplace and credit card fraud;
. Conducting asset tracing, enhanced due diligence, security audits and investigations on behalf of major corporations, investigative companies and law firms in Canada, USA and Europe.
. National and international major investigations encompassing high risk internal and external fraud
. National and international major investigations encompassing regulatory and Code of Conduct incidents
. Asset tracing and recovery (Civil and Criminal)
. Overseeing long term intelligence led Organized Crime projects, including maintaining a close liaison with engaged partners from other Financial Institutions and Law Enforcement and testifying in Civil and Criminal Courts
. Identifying and submitting control reports, bringing to managements attention serious regulatory, reputational, risk and fraud issues
. Managing and conducting operations within Canada, USA and overseas and associated international projects for a US based international Security Management Company
. Industrial espionage, environmental and corporate fraud, political blackmail, labour litigation, unfair dismissal claims , workplace harassment, theft in workplace and credit card fraud
Successfully conducting asset tracing, enhanced due diligence, security audits and investigations on behalf of major corporations, investigative companies and law firms in Canada, USA and Europe
Lecturing on investigative techniques to major companies and law firms
Testifying in Courts (Civil or Criminal)
. Royal Bank of Canada
. The Status International Group . Scotland Yard (21 years)
Experience at SCOTLAND YARD LONDON ENGLAND
Engaged with general detective duties, which included investigating and prosecuting criminals for serious offences such as Fraud, Deception, Blackmail, Sexual and Serious assaults, Rape and Murder. This included a one-year team investigation into the largest mainland British riot and murder inquiry, including forensic evidence gathering, witness and suspect interviews and submission of detailed prosecution briefs for the Crown. Then posted to the prestigious Flying Squad tasked to combat specialized organized criminal groups, including investigations into bank robberies, which included forensic evidence gathering, utilizing covert technical equipment, working undercover and conducting surveillance and armed operations. One-year attachment to an International Combined Operation task force, working with the FBI, DEA, ATF in the USA, combatting organized international group encompassing both Countries. This was followed by creating and managing joint Police, Customs and Immigration unit tasked to proactively gather intelligence and carry out operations against International criminal organizations. This involved:
Supervising teams of detectives and analysts tasked to gather intelligence through overt and covert methods and presenting findings in an i2 format
Travel to and Law enforcement liaison within North and South America, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe on joint operations, representing Scotland Yard.
Handling of Informants in the UK and abroad and evidence presentation acceptable to laws of diverse host countries.
Investigating of financial assets and close supervision of both international and national undercover operatives in major operations.
Creation of policy changes to immigration, customs and police standards of practice.
Scotland Yard emergency duty officer, tasked to attend and manage crisis incidents, including hostage taking, blackmails, product contamination threats, overseeing the installation and of covert technical equipment.
. Accredited Fraud Investigator, International Association of Fraud Investigators (IAFCI) . Associate Member, Association of Certified Fraud Investigators (ACFE) . Member, Ex Scotland Yard Detectives Association . Recoginised by Courts in USA and Canada as an Expert Witness when testifying on Fraud Matters. . 11 years accredited by Canadian Bankers Association as a Bank Crime Prevention and Investigation Officer (BCPIO).