Press Release
Bear Group Ltd has partnered with HooYu Investigate enabling them to conduct Enhanced Due Diligence, investigate source of funds and prevent collusion and fraud.


London, – September 3rd, 2018 – Leading investigation service HooYu Investigate has announced it is partnering with innovative Gambling Operator Bear Group Ltd. HooYu Investigate is a unique data visualisation platform that comes preloaded with data including the electoral roll, business data, addresses, CCJ’s insolvency data and much more.

Its unique investigation interface shows the subject of a search at the centre of a graph displaying all known connections to the subject such as home addresses, previous and current co-habitants, property ownership, and business shareholdings and directorships. An investigator can traverse the graph in any direction of interest bringing in as many degrees of separation as desired.

HooYu Investigate is enabling Bear Groups compliance, social responsibility and fraud teams to save money and time, being on average 10x faster than traditional investigation tools. Their investigators are able to dig deeper into the data and discover hidden connections or variations of data that would normally be impossible to detect by providing and presenting all relevant information in a single, easy-to-navigate graph.

Ben Nichols, Head of Payments and Compliance at Bear Group Ltd commented: “The first thing we noticed when initially testing HooYu Investigate is how highly intuitive it is to use. The visual interface enables us to see all the information and discover connections and data about individuals that would normally go undiscovered. It also gives us access to a lot of the data sources we would use in one application, this means that our KYC checks are now more in-depth and faster to conduct.”

Dominic Blackburn, Product Director for HooYu Investigate commented: “We help operators to discover Non-Obvious Relationship Awareness (NORA) information about customers at a click, helping with investigations into source of funds, problem gambling, collusion, multiple accounts and fraud rings. Bear Group now have a unique and intuitive way to visualise their customers, meaning that investigators are now able to really get inside the information, and can discover and learn much more than was previously possible.”

HooYu Investigate also reveals properties that the subject of an investigation owns and any corporate connections and allows investigators to follow the graph wherever leads emerge. Making sure that investigators have all the information they need inside a service that allows them to explore it efficiently and effectively.

HooYu Investigate is used by multiple organisations and is suitable for variety of investigatory task such as fraud prevention, law enforcement, AML/KYC, due diligence, tracing and asset reunification.

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