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Each week PInow combs the web for the latest and most interesting industry news stories to bring you the Weekly Private Investigator Blotter.

World Association of Detectives Conference Announced

NEW ZEALAND – For the first time, the World Association of Detectives yearly conference will be held in Auckland – in October 2014. Private investigators, detectives, and other professionals from around the world are expected to attend. It is expected that there will be about 400 delegates at the event, as well as additional partners, many from the US.

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Family Hope to Hire Private Investigator

HALIFAX, VA – The family of Hattie Brown will be hosting a fundraiser on September 22 in order to raise money for Virginia private investigators. Hattie Brown went missing three years ago and the family hopes to be able to get some answers by hiring an investigative professional. The event will be held at Constitution Square in South Boston. The family hope to hire investigators Jackie Cunningham and Terrill Snead of Beacon Investigations and Appomattox Private Investigations for the case.

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Investigator Stands up for his Work       

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Investigator Burt Searcey is defending the work he did into the 1985 death of Helen Wilson. Searcey had admitted in court that he was not a licensed private investigator or a law enforcement official when he first took on the case in 1989. His investigation was part of a case that sent six people to jail for the murder. It was later discovered that the six people were not responsible for Wilson’s death.  Searcey stated that he began his investigation after being contacted by Wilson’s family.  

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Investigator Meets With Police Regarding Strangulation Case

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Sheriff's homicide detectives and a California private investigator are sharing information about the strangulation death of Donglei Shi. Shi’s family hired private investigator Dale Kelley to look into the killing and Kelley has said that he found a new witness to the case that police were not aware of. After Kelley made the discovery, authorities contacted him about sharing information. Kelley was hired because Shi’s family came to believe that the official investigation had stalled. 

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Attorneys Honored

DENVER, CO – During a state judicial conference, Chief Deputy Regulation Counsel Jaime Sudler and Regulation Counsel John Gleason were honored by the Colorado Supreme Court for their work on an ethics case. The case involved an 18-month investigation and subsequent conviction of three attorneys. Gleason and Sudler had to deal with many challenges in the case, including being followed by sheriff’s deputies and private investigators. Their case is considered one of the most significant attorney ethics cases in recent years. 

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