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Welcome to our disorganised collection of notes, posts, data, and other bits and bobs.
Jakal Intel is focused on integrating open source Intelligence (OSINT) tools, techniques and methodologies to enhance corporate due diligence investigations.
Over the last 3 years Jakal Intel has OSINT support to a number of third parties including bloggers, investors, corporate service providers and investigative journalists primarily in relation to investment fraud, scams and schemes.
Moving forward the group will seek to apply and integrate OSINT and other investigative techniques with traditional corporate finance and investment banking services.


Probanx
A tear down of Probanx a Cyprus based provider of digital banking software by ASX listed Isignthis in Oct 2018 and promoted as servicing 15 prudently regulated banking institutions around the globe.
20 Feb 2020 Probanx twitter thread 4:
22 Feb 2020 Probanx twitter thread 5:


Gambian fake banks
In early Dec 2019, OCCRP released a series of articles covering the ‘fake’ Gambian offshore banking sector. Well worth a read, starting with this article occrp.org/en/29leaks/fancy-gambian-paper

More than 150 worthless shells were flogged into the market of these 17 fake Gambian banks managed to obtain SWIFT codes.
Turns out half of those fake banks that were able to secure a SWIFT code were either a customer of Probanx’s software or they shelf companies pre-packaged by Probanx for sale.

Globecap Fincorp
Globecap Fincorp An amateur cluster of paper shells, badly designed websites holding out to be a leading US and UK investment banking group.

Wanfuteng Bank


Legacy TCA Bank
Q: What do you get when you bring together an Irishman (unhinged ex pill trafficker, part time CIA undercover informant), Canadian and a phantom Japanese Investment banker living in Taiwan, running a few dodgy shells and web domains collectively as a banking empire?
A: Petitioned for discovery by one of the worlds largest crypto groups looking for $300m

Marshall Islands
All roads lead to Rome…..except for shady FX, Binary Options operators and the like…..those roads lead to a mail drop in the Marshall Islands


Twitter

Highlighted tweet of the week (or until I remember to replace it with next weeks tweet)

14 Feb 2020 - I’m embedding this even before I’ve read the article. Canadian sleuther @run_btc posted a monster 10.000 word article on Medium. Last year we spent many hours turning rocks over on QuadrigaCX. I’m pretty sure we hold some sort of record for longest time discussing a stove (anyone who has looked at QCX would know which stove I’m taking about). Anyone that stumbles across this site click through and read Run’s article - it will be well worth it.

So medium took the post down but its here and here




Datasets

Gambian fake Bank list: 20200128 Gambian Bank google sheets

Euro EXIM Bank: Jan 2020 Euro EXIM Bank
David Stafford: Nov 2019 Stafford sheets


Historic data

There are loads of pages of content (mostly screenshots, captured content) still hosted at blog.jakal.nl

In progress

To restore (as well as numerous other rabbit holes)
  • Crypto Capital
  • Global Transaction Services

Tools / Resources

Whois history searches can provide a treasure trove of information. One of the best services for searching historic whois ownership records is whoxy.com

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