Operating under the trade name Oscar 7 Security (Malta) since 2001, John Sacco and his associates provide close protection, training, investigations, cash and valuables in transit, secure vaulting and security management.

Our Services

1. Close Protection


Personnel with multi-tier response capability are engaged as Close Protection Officers by Oscar 7 Security to manage risk for persons exposed to threat related to their profession, social status or politics. The members of our protection teams hail mainly from the military or law-enforcement agencies and have been trained locally and overseas. Our long-standing relationship with key members of the Police, Airport and the hospitality industry gives us an edge when providing a service. Our teams may also be deployed overseas.

2. Investigations

Through a network of private and government professionals worldwide and experience derived from working within the Police and Court environment, John Sacco’s organization is able to provide investigative services in cases involving criminal offences, due diligence, missing persons and suspicious insurance claims.

3. CVIT and Vaulting

logoOscar 7 Security, together with its associate City Security Limited, provides secure storage and transportation services of cash and valuables. The current client portfolio includes a range of hotels, financial institutions and commercial banks, casinos and shipping companies.

City Security Limited is licensed to carry out

  • “The provision of persons for the purpose of guarding money or any other property in transit or for the transportation of such money or other property”;
  • “The operation of premises offering safe deposit facilities other than such operation by banks”.


In operation since 2005, City Security has established itself firmly within the local market and through a network of foreign correspondents is continuously monitoring, reviewing and auditing its human resources, operating procedures and equipment. City is also looking at facilitating international ‘cross border’ transits.

4. Security Management and Training

img5City Security owns premises which have been re-developed under the consultancy of Oscar 7 Security, using state-of-the-art international standard structural and security technology fit to vault cash coin and notes. Oscar 7 Security also provides several services to Eurochange Financial Services Ltd. and City Security Ltd., including screening, recruiting and training of personnel, risk assessment and coordination of security operations. Through its local and foreign-based partners, Oscar 7 Security provides similar training and professional development to many individuals and corporate groups, with the aim of delivering knowledge and experience in security related techniques, processes and procedures.

Training and development courses are customised for the needs of its clients by trainers who design modules which provide professional development in a broad range of security disciplines. Oscar 7 Security and its associates design and deliver specialist training programs which are internationally accredited and clients have included:

  • United Arab Emirates police and paramilitary forces trained in close protection and crowd-control (on being contracted by Counter Threat Group, UK).
  • Immigration officers of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Malta trained in Tier 1 PEACE Interviewing Techniques and Profiling Skills.
  • Refugee Commission officers of the Ministry of Home and Parliamentary Affairs in Malta trained in Tier 1 PEACE Interviewing Techniques and Profiling Skills.