SPEAKER INTERVIEW Gregory Coleman Special Agent, Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering Team, FBI The Academy Award-nominated film “The Wolf of Wall Street” has garnered nearly as much controversy as it has critical acclaim. The film’s depiction of Stratton Oakmont founder Jordan Belfort’s outrageous lifestyle, fueled by sex, drugs and greed, makes for an entertaining – and wild –…

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The Underground Markets of Onion Routing “On the one hand, anonymity protects the exploitation of children. And on the other hand, anonymity protects the free expression of opposition to repressive governments.” Hillary Clinton Former Secretary of State What is Tor? Tor is free software that provides anonymity for domain names, web services, and the users…

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It is human nature to cite a person’s behavior as evidence to support some underlying premise. It is an enticing argument to state that because one exhibits an observable behavior it is proof of some consequent conclusion. Consider the following examples of reaching conclusions based on observed behavior: “If you were in proper shape you…

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  A seven part online training program was specifically designed for a wide variety of investigators, including law enforcement, government (both investigative and regulatory agencies) and the private sector. This online program will provide you with a solid foundation in The Reid Technique – which is widely considered to be the most effective interview and…

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Over the years, one of the most frequently asked questions that we’ve been asked, “Is the Canadian Private Investigators Resource Center (CPIRC) an Association?” Answer: “No, we are not” Although CPIRC shares many attributes of a Private Investigators association, we like to think of ourselves as an open-source intelligence warehouse. Where everyone is welcome, from…

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Download the new online edition of the handbook which offers a high-level snapshot of selected features of national laws as they currently stand in 72 jurisdictions across the world including Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook You’ll find this information and thousands of other open-source information in our Resource…

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‘Do no harm’ isn’t their motto By Charles Piper, CFE, CRT January/February 2013 Nastco, kizilkayaphotos/iStockphoto Most medical providers are honest and work hard to improve their patients’ health. However, a few want to illegally increase the size of their bank accounts. Learn some of the basic health care provider schemes and how to deter them…

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