Can I prevent an Interpol Red Notice?
In many instances, individuals have been directly threatened with an Interpol Red Notice or otherwise know they might be at risk of one.
If an Interpol Notice can be prevented in the first place, it will save a lot of drama. The consequences of Red Notices are endless: Reputational damage, loss of businesses, contracts and employment, family and relationships, money, freedom and even life.
“While we have a long history of permanently deleting Interpol Notices”, explains expert Radha Stirling,“we always prefer to prevent them being issued in the first place”.
Interpol Red Notices can be prevented in two ways:
1. Directly dealing with the source.
“In dealing with the source, we have managed to persuade opponents that the consequences of issuing an abusive Red Notice will have negative impacts on their own lives and companies. We’ve managed to dissuade high profile and powerful people from abusing Interpol’s database, as well as negotiate or stay off actions from banks and business partners. Removing the risk of Interpol and extradition is a huge relief for clients, especially where they need to travel for work and business.
2. Dealing with Interpol in advance.
“Where we are fairly certain that Interpol will be misused by an opponent, we directly liaise with CCF at Interpol to advise them of our suspicion of an impending Notice. We prepare detailed submissions and arguments to dissuade them from activating the Notice in advance. We request they take this into account when they do finally receive a report and notify us of any such request. In doing this, our clients have added protection and are less likely to end up arrested at a transit point.
“If you suspect you are at risk of an Interpol Red Notice, seek professional advice immediately.”