Hot Topics in Investigation: Saving a Football Star's Career, a Re-election Sting, and Conferences
- November 24, 2012
- by Kimberly Faber
- Social Media
Private investigators are constantly in the news and a very active group on social media. This week's hot topics include an investigator's sting operation on a councilman, the investigator that saved Brian Banks's career, takeaways from 2012 conferences, and soliciting new clients.
Investigator Set Up Sting Operation on Councilmen Seeking Re-election
A private investigator who was hired to dig up dirt on two councilmen who were up for re-election set up a sting operation in a local bar. He's facing criticism for his tactics.
What do you think of his methods?
Spotlight on the Investigator That Saved Brian Banks's Career
Brian Banks served five years in prison for a rape he did not commit. Find out what private investigator Freddie Parish did to exonnerate him.
Major Takeaways From This Year's Conferences
Networking has been named as the major benefit of attending conferences. Information from speakers and vendors was also listed.
Soliciting New Clients by Offering Free Services
It's a conversation that we've featured in the past, but it's getting such great comments we think it's worth a second look.
Share your strategy for getting new clients
This Week's Top Commenters
+1'd the Brian Banks story on Google Plus
Eagle Security Solutions
Shared Petraeus article on Facebook
Robert & Andrea Orozco
Shared thoughts on conferences on LinkedIn
Up and coming conversations you won't want to miss
Here are just a few of the conversations happening right now:
- Lifehacker is doing an Ask an Expert segment on PIs
- Infidelity Means Big Business for Private Investigators
- Has Social Media Fundamentally Changed Private Investigations?
- Investigators participate in the Lawgical Community Food Drive
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