Special Investigation Unit

Xpera’s highly-skilled and qualified former law enforcement personnel and insurance industry specialists make up our Special Investigation Unit (SIU), handling complex and sensitive investigations across the insurance, legal, and corporate spectrums.

We employ specialists who are internationally experienced and trained. These specialists will travel worldwide to provide presentable and defensible evidence during investigations, case preparation and resolution of litigation.

Our team is experienced in many techniques, including:

  • Cognitive interviewing
  • Suspect interviewing
  • Vulnerable persons interviewing
  • Witness statements
  • Critical incident debriefing
  • Dealing with vulnerable and distressed persons
  • Conflict resolution
  • Scene examinations
  • Collection of forensic evidence
  • Collection of electronic evidence
  • Background research
  • Financial investigation
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Covert operations
  • Evidential searches
  • Evidential analysis
  • Judicial administration
  • Court testimony

Some of the SIU’s investigations include the following:

Workplace investigations including dishonesty, misuse use of assets, misuse of electronic devices, harassment, verbal conflicts, discrimination, unwanted touching, physical assaults and sexual assault. Fraud investigations in the public and private services including, misappropriation of assets, kickbacks and conflicts of interest.

Insurance Investigations including property and casualty insurance fraud, and life and health insurance fraud involving AB, BI, APD, accidental death and contestable death claims.

Collision Investigations including Crash Data Retrieval (black box), collision reconstruction, collision analysis, human factors in a collision, staged collisions and manufacture faults.

Regulative investigations for professional associations and colleges including gross misconduct, unauthorized practice, breach of bylaws and breach of professional regulations.

General investigations including commercial robbery, commercial burglary, commercial theft, assaults, missing persons, cold case investigations, non-compete breaches and background inquires.