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Nicholas G. Himonidis Joins T&M as VP of Private Investigations

November 01, 2010

NEW YORK, NY – November 1, 2010 - T&M Protection Resources, LLC, a global provider of premium security and investigative services to leading corporate, institutional and private clients for nearly three decades, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas G. Himonidis as Vice President of Private Investigations.  Mr. Himonidis, who was Founder and President of The NGH Group before coming to T&M, will be joined in the move by The NGH Group’s Director of Investigations, Michael T. Pascarelli, who will be Chief Investigator of Private Investigations at T&M.

A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Computer Forensic Specialist (CCFS), Mr. Himonidis has an extensive background in private investigations, computer forensics and law.  He is a licensed Private Investigator in New York and Florida, and a licensed attorney in New York.  He has participated in, conducted and supervised the investigation of thousands of cases, including complex financial frauds, civil RICO claims, fraudulent asset transfers, bankruptcy fraud, insurance fraud, arson and a variety of other economic/white collar crimes.  Mr. Himonidis has worked with trustees appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court to recover fraudulent asset transfers in cases involving millions of dollars of diverted funds and fraudulent schemes perpetrated directly against the United States Government.  He has litigated cases, testified as an expert witness in state and federal courts and knows firsthand what it takes to successfully prosecute or defend a criminal or civil case.

Michael Pascarelli was the Executive Officer of the 105th Precinct Detective Squad of the NYPD Detective Bureau and previously served as a Detective in the Organized Crime Investigative Division and the Organized Crime Control Bureau.  He brings with him over a decade of private investigation experience and will help develop the methodology and strategy for private investigations at T&M.

“I am delighted to welcome Nick Himonidis and Mike Pascarelli to T&M,” said Robert S. Tucker, Chairman and CEO.  “Nick is a recognized expert in field investigations including surveillance and the monitoring and tracking of people and assets, and he has the skills to further expand our strong capabilities in computer forensics and litigation support, as well” Tucker added.  

Mr. Himonidis holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from St. John's University and a J.D. magna cum laude from St. John's University School of Law.  He has been admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in New York, Maryland, Washington D.C. and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

“I am very pleased to be joining such a well-regarded, diversified firm as T&M, and my existing clients will benefit from the comprehensive security solutions as well as the vastly expanded investigative capabilities of T&M, particularly in the areas of international investigations and due diligence” said  Mr. Himonidis.

Mr. Himonidis lectures frequently on various topics including digital evidence, privacy rights and personal investigations, and legal and ethical issues for attorneys (and paralegals) when working with investigators.

To learn more about T&M's Private Investigations, click here or contact:
Nicholas G. Himonidis, J.D., CFE, CCFS
Vice President
Private Investigations
direct 646.445.7800