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One of our clients recently had a break-in at their corporate office.  But lucky for them, The Wolfe Group had installed a surveillance system which had cameras both inside and outside of the office. At 9 AM on Monday morning we received a call that there was a break-in over the weekend.  By noon we [...]

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The Wolfe Group’s Computer Forensic Specialists were called on recently to investigate a case involving alleged corporate espionage.  An ex-employee of a Dallas-based company was suspected of stealing corporate documents including client lists, price lists, project notes, and more in order to forward them to competitors and secure a better job for himself.  The Dallas [...]

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Philadelphia Housing Authority chief Carl R. Greene has admitted to hiring private investigators for a surveillance case on Kafi Lindsay, an aide for Board Chairman John F. Street. Greene notes that he wanted to determine work attendance for the aide and was able to conclude that the aide appeared for work sporadically and may have [...]

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The U.S. Secret Service and Justice Department announced Wednesday that a founder of one of the world’s most sophisticated Internet sites for trafficking stolen credit card information has been arrested by French police. Vladislav Anatolieviech Horohorin, 27, was seized at the Nice airport Saturday en route from the Mediterranean principality of Monaco to Moscow, where [...]

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A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday ruled that it’s not a criminal act to violate the Terms of Service of a Web site, a decision hailed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

The case, Facebook v. Power Ventures, arose because Power offered software that allowed users to aggregate Facebook friends and other data with similar sets of data from other social networking sites.

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Are photocopiers the newest threat to identity theft? Newer models of photocopiers have been equipped with hard drives to record what’s been duplicated and may make confidential information easily available to criminals.

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In these financially difficult times New Zealanders are turning to arson to solve their problems says a new study by www.stuff.co.nz. Statistics New Zealand figures show that the number of arsons has increased by 20 percent over the past two years to 2768, while the number of cases solved has decreased by 12 percent.

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The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that killers are beginning to use text messaging to establish alibis. In two murders earlier this year text messages were sent from the victims’ phones by the killers in an attempt to establish an alibi.

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With technology continuing to evolve at record speeds it can be challenging for those of us involved in the business to keep up. But few things are worse than the stories of elderly people attempting to use technology they may not be familiar or comfortable with being taken advantage of by tech-savvy criminals.

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Only seven states remain in which a spouse can sue a third party for “willful and malicious interference” in a marriage. These laws are called alienation of affection and allow for either a wife or husband to sue a mistress in Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Utah.

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