Hardcore Investigative News! The Official Newsletter Of The National Association Of Investigative Specialists
Keeping Investigators Informed And Up-To-Date For 30 Years! Articles, Reviews, PodCasts And Video Casts! Editor- Ralph Thomas

May 20th, 2007 Edition


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Investigative Articles

Private Eyes Are Watching You
United Kingdom is Leading Pack in Face Recognition; Is U.S. Next?

A 17-year-old walks into a liquor store, carries a 12-pack of beer up to the counter and hands the clerk a flawless fake ID. Unbeknown to him, the clerk need not even glance at the ID before turning him down. His face gave him away. A facial recognition system placed behind the store counter analyzes the teen's 17-year-old features and informs the clerk of his illegal age. It's just one of a litany of uses for the fast-evolving surveillance technology, a field that has security experts salivating and privacy advocates bracing for a battle.

Watergate Revisited!
Explore what Watergate and Nixon was all about with eleven new online videos and see a display of the Watergate Collection from the Spy And Private-Eye Museum all updated.

Reversing trend, cable modems win over DSL
Cable companies attracted more Internet subscribers than phone companies did in the first quarter, reversing a 3 1/2-year trend, according to a research report Thursday.

Recover Your Password-Protected MS Office Docs
The Microsoft Office document security is surprisingly robust. When you configure your security settings, Office warns you that if you forget your password, your document will forever be useless. It claims that the passwords cannot be recovered. But is it true?

Are you a good listener?
An investigator’s ability to solve cases relies extensively on his/her ability to develop rapport, ask the right questions, identify deceptive responses and analyze elicited information relative to evidence and other factual information. What is often overlooked, however, is the investigator’s ability to listen. Just as there is a distinction between seeing and observing, there is also a clear distinction between hearing and listening.

GPS grows as a crime-fighting tool in U.S.
It was just after 10 p.m. when William Cotter, wearing a belt full of ammunition, burst into the home of his estranged wife, Dorothy, shooting her in the back with a sawn-off shotgun before taking his own life.

Evaluating One-On-One Allegations
One-on-one allegations are very common in criminal investigations. The accuser may be an alleged victim. The accused, of course, denies involvement and offers an explanation for the false allegation. In other situations, an incident occurs and there are only two possible suspects. Obviously, both suspects will name the other as being the guilty party.

10 Fundamental Tips To Improve Your SEO
In my colleague Matt Lester's recent Search Engine Land column he discussed ten tips for a more effective paid search campaign. ..



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Curbside Investigator: Mistakes: How to avoid them. How to make them.
A listener emailed me with an interesting question. What mistakes did you make when you first started? Well, I made a few, and hopefully we can all learn from them. How about you? What mistakes did you make? Email me at scott(at)curbsideinvestigator.com and tell me.

Curbside Investigator: Witness statements, not to be confused with Pretext
This week I talk about Witness Statements and some of the issues that I’ve been dealing with in regards to reluctant witnesses. There’s also wacky talk about Pretext. Trust me, it was tough dancing around pretext issues so next time, I’ll just come right out and say it in plain English.

Curibside Investigator: More on Positive Identification
I can’t over emphasize enough how important it is to positively identify the subject of your subrosa investigation. I recently had a case that reminded me of this and I thought it would be informative to share it. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments. I’d love to hear them.

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A Blast From The Past! The PhotoSniper!
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Inside A Surveillance Van
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News Stories

Anthony Pellicano found guilty of racketeering and conspiracy
Anthony Pellicano, the self-proclaimed “private eye to the stars”, has been found guilty of racketeering and conspiracy for wiretapping the foes of his high-powered Hollywood clients.

Louisiana: State Board Rules Against Traffic Camera Company TheNewspaper.com, DC - May 14, 2008
Louisiana state board rules that speed camera vendor needs to obtain private investigator licenses for its employees. The Louisiana State Board of Private ...

Dog the Bounty Hunter' to return to A&E
Bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman's TV show will return to the air this summer, months after it was pulled when the reality star used a racial slur in a profanity-laced tirade.

Lawyer faces theft charges for overcharging county
Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA - May 16, 2008
Porter said his office was tipped off by a private investigator who said Adams sought to involve him in his scheme. The private investigator said Adams told ...

Justin Hodson to Run for CALI District Director
Justin Hodson, a California Licensed Private Investigator, Vice President and Director of Gailey Associates, Inc. announced his candidacy for Director (Orange County District) of the California Association of Licensed Investigators.



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