Thomas Martin of Martin Investigative Services is featured in this news video from ABC News.
If you have a credit history, you were probably affected by the Equifax data breach. Here’s some steps you can take to protect yourself now.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’d like to discuss a common phenomenon in the online dating world – the long-distance love con. While both men and women fall for romantic scams, my client base is 80% female. I will direct this post to the ladies.
There is not a day that goes by in my office without a phone call from a female having an issue related to an Internet dating site. (We actually get about ten of these calls per week.) The purpose of these calls is that the woman wants us to verify whether a man she has been corresponding with is actually who his profile says he is.
This week I turned down 6 cases from people that wanted to hire us to find a missed “love connection”.
While we are really good at helping people, when clients come to us with matters of love, sometimes we have to help them temper expectations with a dose of common sense.
Sara had met someone on a dating website, and she fell for the #1 mistake we see in online dating con cases: Sending money to a person she’s never even met.
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.
With online security and privacy, the public’s fear usually is toward the NSA, and not the thousands of private data mining companies out there.
Dark humor, jokes about violence, and sarcastic comments about violence, simply don’t translate well on the Internet. Justin Carter learned this the hard way.
As a former supervisory Federal agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, it would seem natural to blog about the effects of narcotics and dangerous drugs. If someone had told me that I would one day be writing about the dangers of cinnamon-abuse, I simply would not have believed it.
But here we are.
Online dating is a norm, but Google searches are not enough if you feel something is wrong. Online dating background checks are inexpensive.