2010 World Investigators Conference

PI Magazine will be presenting the 2010 World Investigators Conference from March 11 – 13 in Dallas, TX. Featured speakers at the conference will be – John Walsh – Host of America’s Most Wanted TV show. Jules Kroll – Founder of Kroll & Associates, an investigations, background screening, business intelligence and fraud detection company. Hank […]

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The Secret Lives of Secret Shoppers

Wired.com has published an interesting article on the secret lives of some professional secret shoppers, who work for Consumer Reports. It just so happens that the job of a secret shopper is a lot like the jobs of undercover police officers and private investigators. There are nine full-time and 85 freelance secret shoppers that are […]

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Ex CIA Agents Doing Work in Corporate Espionage

Portfolio.com has published a lengthy and interesting article on the world of ex CIA agents who are using their “Company” skills to do private-sector spy work for corporations and businesses. The article discusses numerous current hot topics like pretexting and privacy issues. From the article — They’re leaving “the Company” to snoop on your company. […]

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Behind the Scenes of “Perverted Justice”

Since 2003 the pedophile-hunting organization “Perverted Justice” has been responsible for the conviction of 104 child predators. The organization has numerous supporters and critics. Some say the organization cleans up the internet and makes it safer for minors, while others claim it entraps people for entertainment and money. The New York Times has published an […]

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Cell Phone Tracking Used to Find Missing People

CNET news is reporting on how cell phone tracing was used in the search and rescue effort to find editor James Kim and his family, and how the technology is routinely used by law enforcement to locate missing people. From the article — Cellular phone networks have become key tools used by search and rescue […]

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