- A Thai company
was planning to hire a new sales manager to occupy a senior
position in the company. During a pre-employment background
check, Orion found that the applicant did not have the qualifications
he claimed to have in his application and had not worked at
one of the companies listed in his CV. Details about other
previous employment in his CV were also found to be false.
- A multi-national apparel company received complaints from
customers who had bought poor quality fakes in Bangkok markets.
Orion conducted an in-depth investigation and identified numerous
retail outlets and 2 factories producing the fakes. Raids
were coordinated with Thai authorities as a result of which
retailers stopped infringing the client’s brand.
- A UK company was planning to open an office in Thailand
and was searching for a local partner. Orion conducted a Due
Diligence investigation into the prospective partner and found
that the partner had previously been involved in civil proceedings
with a former business partner in which they had been accused
and found guilty of trade secret theft.
- A financial services company was considering a loan application.
Orion’s investigation found that key documents from the application
including bank account statements and proof of employment
- A multi-national company with sales staff in Thailand suspected
one of their staff of leaking company secrets to competing
companies. Orion’s computer technicians mirrored the staff’s
hard drive on his work computer. Forensic analysis of the
hard drive using specialized software found evidence in the
computers temporary files that the staff’s computer had been
used to send the company’s project proposals to a competitor
via web-based email.
- A multi-national food company received customer complaints
regarding damaged products. An audit of the company’s logistics
service provider revealed serious lapses in the security of
the warehouse which was compromising the product integrity.
The audit’s recommendations were implemented and customer
complaints were reduced.
- A major brand name realized its products were being counterfeited
and sold on the internet. Orion conducted an internet survey
and investigated the sellers. Raids were coordinated with
Thai authorities against sellers based in Thailand. Intelligence
was passed to authorities in other countries where sellers
were based resulting in action being taken there also.
- Several major software manufacturers employ Orion to take
legal action against users of pirated software. Orion's actions
have significantly increased their sales revenues of genuine
software in Thailand.