The PI Buzz blog has published an informative post that lists information and links for some of the internet’s more popular private investigator and public record blogs. You can access the post @ Blog proliferation – Private Investigators and Public Records.
CNET is reporting that the US Senate passed a bill last Friday that criminalizes pretexting. From the article — The Senate passed legislation Friday night that would make it a federal crime to obtain a person’s telephone records without permission, an act known as pretexting. The measure, which was approved by unanimous consent last night […]
According to this Dec. 8 article in the Guardian Unlimited, organized criminal gangs are recruiting undergraduate college students for future corporate criminal activities by offering to pay for their college tuition and expenses. From the article — Organised gangs are recruiting the next generation of internet criminals by approaching undergraduates on university campuses. In some […]
A recent post on TechCrunch discusses some new “geographic web” features that have been added to the Google Earth search engine. The features include geographic information pulled from Wikipedia as well as pictures from a geographic photo sharing site called Panoramio. Source: Google Adds The Geographic Web To Earth
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 […]