Private Investigator News

Wicked Tuna Reality Show Star Pleads Guilty to Disability Fraud

For those of you who don’t have television or don’t follow the news closely you might have missed this story back in 2015. It was originally reported by several news sources that a reality show cast member, 50 year old Paul Hebert of Gloucester, Massachusetts from “Wicked Tuna” was indicted for federal fraud charges. During episodes of the television show ...

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Ohio Bill Streamlines Licensing for Private Investigators

There is a new bill before Ohio lawmakers.  This new bill would allow security guards and private investigators to receive a single identification card that they could take from job to job.  This would be a change from the current requirement that would make someone have a new application, background check and fees be submitted each time someone changes jobs ...

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#96: Private Investigator Files Lawsuit Against Hotel For Detainment

A retired police officer and now private investigator, Saul Roth has filed a lawsuit for undisclosed damages against The Benjamin Hotel.  The suit he filed alleges that Roth has suffered emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress as a result of the hotel’s heavy-handed guards who allegedly “aided and abetted immoral contracts for sexual services on their premises. It sounds as though ...

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Nevada Gets Sued by a Private Investigator and the FBI Won’t do Backgrounds Checks for Pot Businesses- Private Investigator News #49

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_49_audio_final_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Private Investigator Believes Foul Play was Involved in the Mysterious Death of a Man in Texas The family of a Texas man has hired a private investigator to look into his mysterious death.  Alfred Wright who was 28 years of age was last seen on November 7, 2013.  He went missing after reporting ...

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Texting Without Cell Phone Coverage and Is it the End of Google Voice? PIA #47

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_47_audio_final_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download FireChat – An app that lets you text friends without a cell phone signal There aren’t many apps that truly impress me these days especially as it applies to the private investigator.  FireChat is one of those apps that you won’t always use but when need to use it you will be glad ...

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Auto Traffic Light Recognition and its Surveillance Uses -Tech Tuesday #45

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_45_final_audio_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Auto Traffic Light Recognition Audi is adding something very useful to their vehicle that adds to safety, fuel savings and even time.  Audi is testing a new system that syncs up with a city’s central traffic computer which allows the vehicle to anticipate traffic signals. So if you are waiting at a light ...

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128 GB Micro SD Card and Project Tango – Tech Tuesday – P.I. Advice Podcast #43

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_43_audio_final_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere are lots of really neat things on the market for private investigators and technology that is should be coming to the market in the very near future.  Some technology may not be mainstream but it is always interesting to see the technology that can potentially be used in the private investigation and security ...

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#81: Boeing’s Self Destructing Phone for Private Investigators?

Who would have thought that Boeing, a plane making company would be in the cell phone business?  I certainly didn’t think this would even a conversation at any point in Boeing’s history.  With many phone makers already flooding a competitive market, where does a Boeing made cell phone fit into the picture? Boeing’s phone that has been named ”Black” is ...

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GPS Device Assisted in Catching a Police Chief’s Affair – Private Investigator News Podcast #41

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_41_final_audio_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download From the PIFeed.com written by Conor  at the Atlantic Mass Surveillance of All Car Trips is Nearly Upon Us This article discusses how the Department of Homeland Security is exploring the ability to obtain a national license plate recognition database.  This would allow law enforcement to identify subjects of ongoing criminal investigations. Furthermore ...

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Can a Photographed Key be Copied? Tech Tuesday – P.I. Podcast #40

http://traffic.libsyn.com/privateinvestigatoradvicehq/PIA_40_final_2_audio_to_send.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download A key that can be photographed can be copied Can a photographed key be copied?  According to the Gizmodo article the answer is yes.  Of course it takes a bit of know how,  some depth and space charts.  The article discusses more of what needs to be done to make sure you can ...

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