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Warning: Thieves Operate in this Season

In the UK, we are all familiar with the sign ‘WARNING: Thieves Operate in this Area’. You will find it in tourist hotspots, busy high streets or crowded car parks, but it could be hung almost anywhere. What do you do when you see this sign? I would wager my purse that most of us…
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Volunteer Services and Your Safety

The world we live in has changed a lot in the past months. While we have been physically distant, communities have come together to help their most vulnerable, celebrating the fact that we are all in this together even when we are apart. From community Facebook groups to national services, it has been humbling to…
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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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Investigators Role in Divorce Proceedings

Divorce proceedings are rarely pleasant. Even in the case of mutual break ups, the dissolution of a marriage is a complex thing and, in instances where the trust has been broken and communication has become an issue, you may feel your ex spouse is hiding something that could affect the case. There are a number…
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Elite Dating Sites – How to Stay Safe

The phrase ‘have it all’ can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For some it’s being able to afford trips abroad, seeing the world. For others it is being at the top of your career. Others still feel it’s owning your own home and filling it with all the…
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You’ve Been Served – The Reality

You have likely heard the phrase ‘You’ve been served’ on TV or in film at some point, and while often integral to the plot it seems strange that few of us really know what it means or why it is happening. Typically (on the screen at least) it involves someone being tricked into admitting who…
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Matrimonial Investigations: What to do if you suspect a cheater?

When you take your wedding vows, the seriousness of the contract you are entering into is often overshadowed by the romance and giddiness of the day. It is a beautiful moment, one that you cherish. But when you suspect that your partner has broken these vows, amidst the emotional turmoil you experience, you may need…
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How to spot a fraudulent document

Identity documents are used as proof of identity, employment, status and access. These documents are extremely important and unique to each person. Identity documents are critical, but there are thousands of fraudulent versions out there, compromising the security and integrity of people and businesses across the UK. Identity documents include all official papers including: Passport…
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Missing Persons Part 3 – Adults

Welcome to the third instalment of my missing persons study. So far, we’ve had an overall look at what missing really means, and at vulnerable children. This time we’re looking at reasons why adults go missing. Statistically, one in every 500 adults go missing each year, under a variety of circumstances which I will outline…
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Why Are Fingerprints Unique?

Every investigation is unique, no two are ever the same and they’re a full of twists and turns – and so is this blog’s topic: a brief look at fingerprints. The skin on the underside of our hands and feet are covered with indentations known as papillary ridges. These ridges form the patterns that make…
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