Integrity Due Diligence (IDD) Fraud, Corp/International/ IPC Threat Risk Analysis (TRA) Information protection Event Security Loss Prevention Programs Internal Theft Litigation Support
As the Investigations Manager for Microsoft Canada’s head office in Mississauga, Mr. O’ Carroll responsibilities included directing all Intellectual Property investigations originating in Canada and all law enforcement liaisons. He also supported International colleagues engaged in Digital Integrity investigations including spam, phishing,Botnet (Fraud, identity theft and extortion), child exploitation as well as liaising with Canadian Law Enforcement, Canadian Border Integrity (CBA) regarding MSN and Hotmail account preservation and information/warrant applications. Mr. O’ Carroll’s experience also includes his serving as a police officer for 11 years with the London Metropolitan Police Force. He left as a detective having worked with specialist policing/squads.
Mr. O’ Carroll left the police force in 1982 to pursue an opportunity in Canada, where he gained experience in security management,insurance fraud and civil litigation prior to becoming the Director of Investigations, Canada for one of the world’s largest international security and investigation firms. He later became a partner in a private investigation group and then began his own investigation firm, Special Projects Group Inc. His company was then purchased by IPSA International, where operating from their Toronto office, Mr. O’Carroll was responsible for planning and conducting IPSA services throughout Canada, with special responsibility for operations in Western Europe.
Other Experience and Expertise Developed and personally conducted training for national loss prevention officers for large Canadian retail groups Developed counter industrial espionage/information programs for corporations in various industries Conducted investigations and background (IDD) investigations in both North America and Europe, developing and nurturing numerous sources and contacts within the private and public policing communities Liaised with ‘Close Protection’ teams and coordinated event security around senior executives and events. Created ‘pretext’ and ‘sting’ operations for the investigation of Intellectual Property matters