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Espionage threats in Silicon Valley and the need for enhanced screening

Espionage threats in Silicon Valley: The need for enhanced due diligence

Recent developments in Silicon Valley have brought the issue of foreign espionage to the forefront of corporate risk management. With technology leaders like Google and OpenAI increasing their security protocols, thorough employment screening and due diligence has never been more important. The proactive stance taken by Silicon Valley companies reflects growing concerns expressed by U.S. […]

Study: Global private investigation market to grow significantly

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A new economic study predicts the global private investigation services market will see substantial growth in the next decade. The Fact.MR report predicts an compound annual growth rate of 4.5% per year with estimates that the global private investigation market will grow from $18.2 billion in 2022 to $28.2 billion in 2032. Employee verification services […]

Former police chief offers insight on emerging investigative trends

Former police chief offers insight on emerging investigative trends

John Rowan, a retired police chief with Suffolk County Police Department in New York, spoke to members of the Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State (ALDONYS) about new and emerging investigate trends. John, who is bringing his decades of experience to Conflict’s US operations, gave a presentation on how trends such as genetic genealogy, […]

Conflict International launches new California office

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Conflict International is pleased to announce the opening of a dedicated licensed office for investigations in California. This latest move further expands our US operations bolstering our existing offices in New York and North Carolina. The California office, based in Huntington Beach, will be led by Allen Cardoza. Allen is already a familiar name on […]

What is Asset Tracing?

What is Asset Tracing?

Asset tracing is a specialist investigative process that unravels the often complex journey of money or property. It delves into financial transactions, ownership records, and other data, connecting the dots to reveal the location and control of assets that have seemingly vanished. This investigative technique plays a crucial role in various scenarios. In cases of fraud, asset tracing helps victims track […]

I’m being stalked: How ‘Baby Reindeer’ could have been different

I’m being stalked: How ‘Baby Reindeer’ could have been different

The popular Netflix series ‘Baby Reindeer’ delves into the world of stalking, following Donny, a struggling comedian, whose world is turned upside down when a woman’s initial interest spirals into a dangerous and relentless obsession. While the show uses dark comedy to explore this difficult topic, it also sheds light on the isolating nature of […]

Protect yourself from pig butchering scams

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Pig butchering scams are a sophisticated form of fraud that are beginning to gain global attention. This is not only due to the dual threats of psychological manipulation and financial destruction, but also increasing evidence of how these scams are operating at a large scale. So what is a pig butchering scam and how can […]

Ex-PC narrowly avoids jail after stalking wife

Ex-PC narrowly avoids jail after stalking wife

A former police officer has narrowly avoided jail after being found guilty of stalking his wife who was having an affair. Gavin Harper was given a two year suspended sentence for aggravated stalking after placing trackers on his now ex-wife Stephanie Glynn’s car, listening in to her conservations and taking her phone without permission. Harper’s […]

Mike LaCorte gives tips on how to avoid scams

Mike LaCorte gives tips on how to avoid scams

Conflict International CEO, Mike LaCorte, appeared on the Answers Network podcast with valuable advice on how to avoid investment scams. Mike shares not only the mechanics behind these deceitful practices but also practical advice for fortifying your financial defences. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, this episode is an essential guide to […]

Christmas tree leads to injury claim being thrown out

Christmas tree leads to injury claim being thrown out

A woman from County Clare in Ireland has had a €760,000 injury claim dismissed after she was pictured winning a Christmas tree throwing competition just days after telling doctors she was in debilitating pain. According to a report in the Irish Independent, Karina Grabska sued RSA Insurance for damages after the car she was a […]