Hot Topics in Investigation: Surveillance Video of Workers Comp Claimants, CPAs Need PI Licenses, and More
- March 04, 2013
- by Kimberly Faber
- In the News
- Social Media
Private investigators are constantly in the news and a very active group on social media. This week's hot topics include video surveillance of two workers compensation claimants, accountants may need PI licenses, keeping information safe, and more. Here are just a few things investigators are talking about online:
VIDEO: Surveillance footage for two workers compensation claims
Find out what a cafeteria worker and another injured worker were doing after filing workers comp claims.
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Peel Health Solutions fraud case baffles investigators
How could the person running a major health service in Australia with a $200,000 a year salary be a fraud? The story of this con artist is cause for more employers to conduct full background checks on employees.
Accountants may be required to obtain private investigator licenses
Depending on the type of work they do, some Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) may be violating licensing laws without realizing it and will need to obtain private investigator licenses.
Why not run your investigations business like a law firm?
A group notes that investigators should monitor expenses closely and taking other cues from law firms to help run a more efficient business.
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Advice from an investigator on keeping your information safe
With 19 years of experience working with the Sheriff's Office on fraud, identity theft, and scam investigations, this investigator is sharing his best advice for keeping your information safe.
This Week's Top Commenters
Michael Douglas Evans
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Up and coming conversations you won't want to miss
Here are just a few of the conversations happening right now:
- Do investigators need to change the public's general perception of them?
- How investigators are capitalizing on police force budget cuts
- Minnesota brings social media to the courtroom
- How to use your smartphone as a 3D scanner
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