Woman found after being held captive for 2 months

Woman found after being held captive for 2 months

Truth is almost always stranger (and scarier) than fiction. That’s certainly the situation with the news coming out of Evansville, Indiana, where a woman was found after being missing for 2 months and being held captive in a wooden cage. Fortunately, this story has a positive ending. This post discusses details of the Evansville case…

Private investigation and hiring a PI

James Foley, Crystal Morrison Prentice & hiring PI’s

The United States government has a longstanding policy against paying ransom demands to terrorist organizations. While this is a hot topic as of late, it is understandable from a purely analytical standpoint: The government does not want to fund terrorism. Of course, on an emotional level, most people would certainly be willing to do anything,…

Money

How to avoid investment scams (Investigate financial advisers using little or no money)

A few days ago, the Los Angeles Times reported that Irvine Police Department detectives had arrested three people in connection with an elaborate plot to defraud more than a dozen people for nearly a million dollars. As the case unfolds, there is no doubt this number will go even higher. The scheme was not elaborate,…

Comic-Con International San Diego & cheating stormtroopers

Comic-Con International San Diego & Cheating Stormtroopers

Four of our San Diego-based private investigators are attending Comic-Con International this weekend, but they are not on official duty. We have learned over the years not to take people’s money to conduct surveillance jobs at this venue. It is simply a nightmare. Here’s why. A spouse from Denver, Colorado calls our office and wants…