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A licensed private investigator with over 30 years experience with the Police, as a Detective and Sergeant, local Government, New Zealand Post and latterly with the Serious Fraud Office

June 2018

Elder Abuse

By |2018-06-19T12:43:18+12:00June 19th, 2018|Articles & News|

Crimes against the elderly are a disturbing trend that is unfortunately on the increase and happening on a daily basis. Just when our parents and grandparents are entering the time of their life when they should be enjoying the fruits of the years of hard work, many are finding their savings are being stolen and [...]

Crime Prevention is Your Business.

By |2018-06-13T09:01:51+12:00June 13th, 2018|Articles & News|

Reducing loss through the prevention of crime within and against your organisation should be a fundamental strategy to enhance growth, provide a safer and happy working environment for you and your staff says Mike Georgantis, the Director of Icarus Investigations Ltd. One cost effective method of achieving this is through environmental design. Whilst this sounds [...]

May 2016

Fraud Prevention in the Work Place

By |2017-01-18T08:13:04+13:00May 3rd, 2016|Articles & News|

It is a well-known fact that for theft or fraud to occur in the work place there must be three factors present says Mike Georgantis, the director of Icarus Investigations Ltd. These are pressure, rationalisation and opportunity. Mr Georgantis explains these factors relate to the rationale behind a person stealing from or defrauding their employer. [...]

Surviving an Armed Hold Up

By |2017-01-18T08:13:04+13:00May 3rd, 2016|Articles & News|

Armed Robbery survival training is more essential than ever in today’s health and safety environment says Icarus Investigations Ltd Director Mike Georgantis. If your business handles cash, drug or other valuable commodities, employees must be trained in how to cope and survive a robbery situation. Obligations under the Health and Safety legislation Act Mr Georgantis [...]