Understanding New York State’s Grieving Families Act

New York State’s Grieving Families Act, currently awaiting Governor Hochul’s signature, represents a significant legislative effort aimed at supporting families who have lost loved ones due to wrongful acts or negligence. This act proposes crucial amendments to existing laws, particularly concerning the rights of families to seek justice and closure through legal avenues after a

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Can AI Replace Private Investigation Services?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing numerous industries, and private investigation services are no exception. Traditionally, private investigators relied heavily on manual methods, such as stakeouts, interviews, and poring over public records. However, AI technologies like machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision are transforming these processes. AI can analyze vast amounts of data quickly

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Conflict Social Media Plus

A new screening tool for investigative and HR professionals Often an HR company or business will contract third party researchers to do a Social Media search when hiring an individual. Some companies try and keep the search “in house” but often the person tasked with the search is not properly trained and may just be

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The Stop CSAM Act in the United States and how it affects the investigative community

Recently, reports were released about the Stop CSAM (Child Sex Abuse Material) Act and its pending vote to become a law in the United States. Its predecessor, Masha’s Law gave victims the right to recover civil damages in United States Federal Court. The Amy Vicky and Andy Act established a minimum amount of compensation for

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The Importance of the New Case Intake and the Investigator

I started off in this business in 2001 just shortly after 9-11. Job prospects were bleak, but I found a home a plaintiff personal injury firm in the Bronx, NY. I had my degree from John Jay College of Criminal justice and after graduating, I managed to scrape together a few years of investigative experience.

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