This week, Ronan Farrow, the investigative reporter, published a three-part series (read Part I here, Part II here, and Part III here) on the Israel-based “intelligence firm” Black Cube, whom Farrow had some run-ins with while exposing Harvey Weinstein. It’s a pretty captivating story if you are into espionage, spies, surveillance, intrigue, counterintelligence, spooks, and […]
This has been a bad couple of weeks for private investigators. First, there was the story of Credit Suisse, which hired private investigators to follow a former top executive whom the bank thought was trying to poach employees and clients. But the former executive got into a confrontation with the investigator hired to tail him. […]
Have you ever been in a situation where you are trying to find someone, but you are unsure of the spelling of their name? In this post, we discuss…
Ten years ago this month, I was about to take the biggest risk of my life: starting my own business. And I was doing so with a mix of excitement and exhilaration, along with a healthy dose of fear and terror. It was also kind of bittersweet. I was leaving a firm where I had […]
In 2019, one would think it would be pretty easy to locate people with the plethora of information available on the Internet. And generally it is, as we found in our recent review of some commercially available databases. While it’s not “free” (what most people on the interwebs are looking for), it’s easier today to locate people than it has ever been.