In 1971, I had staring contest with Charles Manson. I was reminded of this by Season 2 of Netflix’ Mindhunter, which mostly gets investigation correct.
A few days ago my phone started to ring with a flurry of texts and emails. It had to do with doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara being executed in Japan. You might remember the deadly 1995 terrorist attack where cult members released the nerve gas sarin in Tokyo subways. Asahara was the mastermind of that attack. 13 people died and thousands suffered ill effects.
I was there.
I was there on that day, in that subway. And I remember the events as if they happened yesterday.
In my latest book, Seeing Life Through Private Eyes, I detail several cases where my unique skills helped solve some intense problems for my clients.
I recently appeared on a segment on Chelsea Handler’s Netflix show. You can watch the episode now if you have Netflix. The episode is 2016 S1 E63, titled “It’s Girl Empowerment”.
Here’s how that appearance came to be, my thoughts on the appearance and Ms. Handler.
Last year, longtime Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was convicted of possessing child pornography and traveling across state lines to pay for sex with minors. This resulted in a sentence of fifteen years in federal prison, where he is reportedly eating a steady diet of knuckle sandwiches these days.
This is not just another sordid story of just how fast and far someone can fall – it is also a perfect case study of a wakeup call for corporate America with regard to background checks.
Case of the week: False child molestation charges during divorce, Déjà vu to the McMartin Preschool case
During a divorce, our client claimed her husband had sexually molested their two girls, but she had concocted the story to get sole custody of the kids.
A company VP hired us to investigate a lack of productivity and revenue at his facility. Time card theft was rampant, & we found the guilty employees.
Our case of the week involves a father whose daughter was lured into the world of amateur porn. Jessica was on Craigslist and saw the ad.
What interrogation is, what it isn’t, what is involved, and how private investigators use in the private, corporate world and with attorneys.
An abusive babysitter caught with a hidden cel phone. Interview & interrogation techniques. How a background check can weed out bad babysitters.