5 Stones intelligence (5Si) is a leading financial intelligence and investigations company based in the US. 5Si arguably possesses one of the world’s largest private Human Intelligence (HUMINT) networks and supports intelligence collection and analysis, global investigations and operations for governments and corporations. The US Department of Justice recently appointed 5Si as a Prime Contractor for the Asset Forfeiture Investigative Support Services (AFISS) program, a 7 year program valued at $624mn. As a result 5Si now provides specialised financial investigations services directly to the DEA, FBI, OCDETF, ATF and the US Attorney’s Offices.
5Si is a commercially contracted Strategic Partner of Oculus. This enables Oculus to engage in Asset Recovery operations, in partnership with 5Si, which leverage proven expertise in developing financial investigations resulting in government awards of varying magnitude for the benefit of Oculus’s clients. Oculus and 5Si leverage their collective global capabilities to provide a comprehensive suite of services for their clients. David Tinsley, the founder of 5Si who serves as the CEO of the company is a director of Oculus.
9 Bedford Row Chambers (www.9bedfordrow.co.uk) is a leading barristers chambers based in the UK. 9 Bedford Row has a specialist practice section named 9 Bedford Row International (www.9bri.com) that specialises in international criminal and commercial law. Members of 9 Bedford Row have appeared in major international trials and have significant expertise in dealing with international financial crimes. Oculus Financial Intelligence works closely with this leading set of barristers of whom Steven Kay QC, the Chairman of the Board of Oculus, is also Head of Chambers.
Providence Group (Providence) is a defence company headquartered in the UK with offices in the Netherlands, South East Asia, Dutch Antillies and the US. Providence only offers its services to Allied Government, Defence and Law Enforcement Agencies.
Providence has a global reach that concentrates on providing a comprehensive range of specialist Intelligence and Counter Terrorism consultancy, training and equipment to approved Government, Defence and Law Enforcement Agencies.
Providence are a Strategic Partner of Oculus, assisting Oculus in the recruitment of its Intelligence Analysts when required. Providence supplies Oculus with equipment and training relevant to Oculus’s status as a commercial business such that Oculus is able to remain at the cutting edge of current threats and the technology and techniques used to defeat and exploit them for the service of Oculus’ clients. Michael Davies, a co-founder of Providence who serves as CEO of the company is a Director of Oculus.