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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

September 15th, 2009 Edition

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Investigative Articles

An Antidote for Bank Robbery By Diane Dimond
Have you gone into a bank lately and noticed anything different? During my recent travels I noticed a bank in Albuquerque invited me, via a sign on the door, to “Please remove your sunglasses so we can smile at you!” At a bank in Los Angeles I was greeted by not one but three employees who looked me directly in the eye and chanted a hearty, “Good afternoon!” Maybe you have noticed how suddenly friendly and accommodating your bank staff has become.

Cell Phone Owners Beware!
Tapping your cell phone. After four months of harassing phone calls, Courtney Kuykendall was afraid to answer her cell phone.

Cell Phone Owners Beware Video!
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Google’s ‘Data Liberation Front’
Aims to Make Your Data Portable

As popular as the concept has become on the web, the idea that a website has any permanent hold over your photos, blog posts, messages and other data is just ridiculous. Your data is yours, and just because it’s difficult to get it out of some web services doesn’t mean it still doesn’t fully belong to you.

When should you hire a private investigator to check out a cheating mate?
As an infidelity expert, and the author of a popular infidelity book packed with signs of infidelity suspicious spouses and significant others can find on their own, I rarely recommend using a private investigator to find out if you have a cheating mate.

Reclaim Your Site From Domain Squatters
Otherwise known as ‘Cyber Squatting’, domain squatting is the act of registering, trafficking in or using a domain name with the intent to profit from the good name of an organizations trademark, brand or identity.

How we’re losing our privacy online
From personal photos circulated inadvertently on Facebook to ‘Web bugs’ that monitor our buying habits, the Internet is exposing the private us to the public more than any technology in history. Here’s why you should care – and how to avoid it.

Profile: Daniel Nardello -Inside The Life Of a PI With
List Of Celebrity Clients.

An Interesting profile.

Incongruous Behaviors
A fundamental principle of behavior symptom analysis is that truthful suspects send the same message on all three channels of communication. Deceptive suspects may send different messages within the channels of communication. One category of this possible symptom of deception is called incongruous behavior because the suspect’s nonverbal behavior contradicts what the suspect is saying on the verbal level. Credit and Permission Statement: This Investigator Tip was developed by John E. Reid and Associate Inc. Permission is hereby granted to those who wish to share or copy the article. For additional 'tips' visit www.reid.com; select 'Educational Information' and 'Investigator Tip'. Inquiries regarding Investigator Tips should be directed to Janet Finnerty johnreid@htc.net. For more information regarding Reid seminars and training products, contact John E. Reid and Associates, Inc. at 800-255-5747 or www.reid.com.

The Internet: A Breeding Ground for Online Pedophiles
An In Depth Analysis of Crimes Against Children Via the Internet By: Robert B. Fried, BS, MS

Have you ever had the opportunity to watch a youngster play on the computer? It?s amazing how they instinctively move the mouse or bang on the keyboard.

Who’s bugging you? What You Need To Know About Workplace Electronic Eavesdropping. By Frank Faulk IV, CPP
Manager of Technical Services at Diversified Risk Management, Inc.

Investigating Internal Theft in a Small Business
By Paul J Ciolino

From: Corporate Investigations, Chapter 18 - 2002

Motives For False Confessions
To date, the innocence project has freed in excess of 200 individuals from prison based on DNA evidence. These innocent defendants were found guilty of serious felonies such as murder and rape. Furthermore, about twenty percent of them confessed to committing the crime either to the police during an interrogation, or to a judge as a result of a plea bargain with the prosecutor. What causes innocent people to confess to crimes they did not commit? Credit and Permission Statement: This Investigator Tip was developed by John E. Reid and Associate Inc. Permission is hereby granted to those who wish to share or copy the article. For additional 'tips' visit www.reid.com; select 'Educational Information' and 'Investigator Tip'. Inquiries regarding Investigator Tips should be directed to Janet Finnerty johnreid@htc.net. For more information regarding Reid seminars and training products, contact John E. Reid and Associates, Inc. at 800-255-5747 or www.reid.com.



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News Stories

Report faults arson convictions that put two Texas men on death row
AUSTIN — Arson investigations that put two Texas men on death row were poorly conducted and reached conclusions that couldn’t be supported by fire science or investigative standards, an independent expert hired by the state concluded in a report,,,

Private detective agencies flourish in unregulated ways?
Private detective firms get plenty of work looking for wayward teenagers, spouses, and business partners, despite operating in legal limbo?

"Columbo" Being a private eye not all glitz and glamour
Colombo will become president of the Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts next year. He is currently the group’s vice president.

Law Review: In capital case, lawyers' Perry Mason moment
For one brief but horrible day in April 1999, it appeared as if Michael Banks, J. Gordon Cooney Jr., and, most important, their client, John Thompson, had reached the end of the road.

FORENSIC FILES: Times are changing: Electronic evidence is different. HUNTINGTON Love it or hate it, electronically stored information (ESI) is becoming a major factor in courtrooms all across our country.

Ex-death camp guard avoids deportation
Leprich would have lived out his days in peace, if he had not been hounded by Steve Rambam, one of the world's great Nazi hunters, and his associate, ...

Mistaken for turkey, private investigator shot
When William Wehnke spotted what appeared to be a husky large-chested tom turkey coming across the cornfield near his Taberg residence Friday morning, he grabbed his shotgun and prepared to hunt the bird down.

Federal report finds deficiencies in use of forensics in criminal cases
By Michael A. Fuoco, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Prosecutors and law enforcement personnel will benefit from recommendations made in a recent National Academy of Sciences report that found serious deficiencies in the nation's use of forensic science in criminal cases, one of the report's authors said yesterday.

Parents spy on kids to know their sexual preferences
After the judgement of the Delhi High Court legalising gay sex, a number of parents have approached private detective agencies to spy on the

Parents spy on kids to know their sexual preferences (Getty Images)
sexual preferences of their children.

Hachette Hires Private Detective in Ted Kennedy Leak
After the NY Times published two articles looking at a leaked copy of Ted Kennedy's embargoed autobiography, Hachette Book Group has hired a private detective.

Sears gets mere wrist slap for allegedly spying on customers
Consumers were outraged when a settlement first reported on WalletPop in June was reached between Sears Holdings over an accusation by the Federal Trade Commission that the owner of Sears and Kmart was spying on the web use and online shopping habits of its customers. They won't be a lot happier with the ending.


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