SYDNEY, Australia (November 2009) Polonious Pty. Ltd. today announced that Richard C. Shepherd has been appointed as the President of US operations effective 1st November 2009. Mr Shepherd will be working out of the Polonious West Palm Beach, Florida office.

“We believe that Rick’s extensive experience in the insurance fraud investigation industry will provide the best possible support for our expanding client base in the USA,” said Stuart Guthrie Principal of Polonious.

Mr Shepherd has 21 years in the insurance fraud industry as an executive and officer with Claims Verification, Inc. (CVI) one of the nation’s largest insurance fraud investigation firms. He is accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner with the ACFE.

“I am excited to have this opportunity to grow what I believe is by far the best investigation management product available in the industry,” Said Mr. Shepherd.

The Polonious investigation management system is in use in 34 Insurance fraud investigation firms and special investigation units. Over 1,200 users log into the Polonious investigation management system daily to manage their fraud investigations.