Author: Kelsey

5 Covid-19 Scams That Worked in 2020

As working, shopping and banking online have become more essential to those who might not be digitally-savvy, scammers have been taking advantage of this naivety. In 2020, the Crown Prosecution Service released a stark warning to the public regarding Covid-19 related scams, but the rise has been beyond expectations. Fraudsters are smart; here are just…
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What is a Polygraph?

And why I won’t use one Polygraphs, or lie detectors as they are more commonly known, are a staple in any spy movie or detective TV show. They even form a large part of ‘reality’ daytime tv, appearing regularly on programmes like The Jeremy Kyle Show (now axed) and similar talk shows. It makes some…
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How to Spot a Catfish

Although fairly commonplace online, the term ‘Catfish’ or ‘Catfishing’ has actually only been around for the past ten years. It originates from the same-named film and subsequent MTV docu-series, following the stories of people who meet online and form deep, meaningful connections, only to find that the other party isn’t who they are claiming to…
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From Agatha Christie to CSI…

From Agatha Christie to CSI, crime and investigation has formed the backbone of entertainment since the dawn of fiction. For many investigators like myself, our passion for the job started and grew from these kinds of stories and we are often compared to those on-screen characters the audience has grown to love (what a compliment!).…
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Coronavirus: The Digital Threat

At this point you are probably a little sick of (read: absolutely at your wits end with) reading about Covid-19. But while we are all stuck indoors, protecting the people and establishments we care about, it is important that we also remember to protect ourselves against the threats inside our own homes. It is a…
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Behaviour Red Flags

January is over, and you may find that a lot of people are just about ready to give up on their new year’s resolutions. Whether it was eating healthy, going to the gym, saving money or numerous other hopeful ideals, a New Year sees a host of ‘New Me’s’ as people adopt strange habits outside…
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What makes a good Private Investigator?

When you are looking for the right Private Investigator for your case, the internet is full of advice and traits to look out for. It is impossible to remember every detail, and you may miss something important, like trying to remember an entire shopping list, but then looking at the shelves of options and drawing…
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My Interesting Job – Sheerluxe Interview

As you know, I love sharing snippets of information about my job; I find it so interesting and I hope you do too. So I was extra delighted when lifestyle and culture online magazine Sheerluxe wanted to talk to me about it; of course I jumped at the chance! Read the full interview here!  …
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