With the onset of the global financial crises, the evidence of fraud in the workplace is on the increase, both internally and externally.

Icarus Investigations can assist you in preventing fraud occurring by conducting fraud risk audits to establish where your business is vulnerable to fraud and provide simple pragmatic solutions to prevent fraud occurring.

Should fraud have occurred, we can provide investigative response to establish the perpetrator, gather sufficient evidence to enable a Police prosecution, and prepare the file to a level where Police involvement is kept to a minimum.

All investigations and interviews conducted by Icarus Investigations are carried out professionally, with discretion, and within both employment and criminal law. Icarus prides itself on provide factual comprehensive reports that are logical and legally accurate.  This helps ensure that when the matter is referred to the Police it is treated with urgency by them.

We are equipped to handle the most complex investigations and we have conducted serious and complex fraud investigations that have been referred to the Serious Fraud Office.

Icarus Investigation staff are fully conversant with both the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and requirement of the recently introduced anti-money laundering (AML/CTF) legislation.


Icarus Investigations is currently able to offer a national and international solution to your investigative requirements. These include large scale complex fraud to pre-employment screening and back-ground checks on individuals.

With Icarus Investigation’s reputation for professionalism and confidentiality, you are able have complete confidence in our ability to fulfil your investigative requirements.

We currently work for individuals, legal firms, insurance companies and large corporations and government agenies.

We will tailor our extensive resources to meet your needs and budget.

Business Intelligence

In the complex world of corporate business it is important to know who and what you are dealing with. Our investigation teams can help unravel the truth behind what may appear to be a legitimate company.

Make sure that businesses you intend to deal with, acquire or form alliances with are as good as they claim.

Icarus Investigations can do background checks on directors, managers and major stake-holders to ensure you are not exposed to undue financial risk. We can also help with “Due Diligence” investigations to help uncover overvalued assets or unforeseen liabilities.

With the new Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) legislation it is more important than ever to know who you are dealing with.

We can prevent potential fraudsters entering your company by conducting thorough and complete pre-employment screening of potential employees, so you can rest assured knowing who your company is hiring and there back-ground.


Icarus Investigations provides armed robbery survival training for employers and can modify this training to suit each businesses specific need.

We ensure that you and your staff are fully equipped to handle the unexpected. If your business handles cash, drugs or other items of value, this training could save lives. The training methodology is recognized worldwide and meets occupational health and safety requirements and is utilised by a number of national and international businesses.

With  recent changes to the Health and Safety Act, this training is now more important than ever to ensure compliance and prevent your business falling foul of the Act.

Icarus is happy to discuss your training requirements with you; whether this is armed robbery survival, dealing with difficult/dangerous customers or loss prevention for example. The training would be tailored to meet your specific need needs.


Icarus Investigations has a highly trained team of surveillance experts who will provide you with a detailed and accurate report on your targets activities. Discrete and unobtrusive, our staff remain unnoticed by the target and our success rate for maintaining contact on mobile operations is very high. Our services have been used to uncover commercial property theft, intellectual property theft and for domestic disputes.

We can monitor buildings and car parks to report any unauthorised or suspicious activities. Icarus Investigations has been employed by councils to deter boy racers and to prosecute graffiti artists.

Mobile Surveillance

  • Vehicle based surveillance
  • On foot mobile surveillance
  • Multi person surveillance teams if required
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Static Surveillance

  • Reporting of suspicious activity around premises
  • Monitoring of staff entry and exit times
  • Monitoring of unauthorised “guests”

  • Recording of vehicle registration numbers


Icarus Investigations can conduct physical security risk audits to ensure that you or your business is fully equipped to handle any eventuality. This includes business continuity.

We are happy to discuss your needs and work with you to ensure that these are met in a timely and cost effective manner.

Matrimonial Disputes

Icarus Investigations prides itself in providing a confidential, discreet and effective service in this sensitive area.Our highly trained staff can provide investigation and or surveillance services for the following situations:

  • Investigation of possible marital infidelity

We have also been involved in international investigations involving:

  • International child custody issues
  • Absconding parents
  • Hiding of assets in foreign bank accounts
  • Tracking lost relatives
  • Sub-contracting to international investigation companies