Pursuit Magazine-Video Surveillance and the Best Evidence Rule

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How the Best Evidence Rule Can Save Your Case When Surveillance Video Goes Missing

For those of us in the business of video surveillance investigations, it’s a good idea to consider the rules that apply to downloading video and introducing it into evidence.

Having downloaded thousands of videos over the years for the New York City Police Department’s Technical Assistance Response Unit (“TARU”) and here at Video Extraction Inc., (“VEI”), I have encountered as many obstacles to a solid download as there are surveillance systems.

That’s why, when you’re collecting video evidence, you should always monitor the real-time feed. You’ll also want to pay close attention to the video as you download. Because if your tech fails, you may have to improvise—in order to legally introduce the evidence by alternate means.

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System can Trace Calls, Texts, Location of Every Single Mobile Phone

This System can Trace Calls, Texts, Location of Every Single Mobile Phone
ABILITY’S UNLIMITED INTERCEPTION SYSTEM CAN TRACE CALLS/TEXTS/LOCATION OF EVERY SINGLE MOBILE PHONE ON EARTH!

Israeli firms are creating a niche in the spying and surveillance industry with their innovative and wide-ranging products. The latest news only confirms the hypothesis that Israel is going places as far as digital surveillance is concerned.

It is being reported that an Israeli firm Ability, established in 1993, has developed extremely amazing software, which has been named Ability Unlimited Interception System to offer unlimited surveillance opportunities to law enforcement in the US so that criminal activity could be kept at bay. This system is currently available for US$20 million and can identify calls, texts and location of virtually any mobile phone around the world. It is also being speculated that for this price and the astounding capabilities of the system, it is quite an achievement by the Israeli firm.

The system was launched in November 2015 and the asking price is the maximum rate while it may cost less if the number of targets and customers that are required to be spied upon is less.

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Pursuit Magazine – Embracing the Past, Present, and Future of Investigations

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Old-school investigative techniques have their place. But as PIs, we ignore technology at our peril.

I speak to a lot of investigators. Inevitably, we share “war stories,” tips and strategies about how we operate. Over the last several years, I have increasingly heard something that has disturbed me: Many PIs express a complete lack of interest in technology—the investigative Luddite, so to speak.

The Low-Tech (or No-Tech) Investigator

Several brilliant investigators, who are extremely close to me and whom I respect enormously, don’t have a clue about using technology—like when I recently tried sharing some documents on Dropbox and was met with utter confusion. (No, I will not start sending thumb drives to share files.) Or one investigator’s practice of only using hardwired Internet (and never using WiFi), which he explained made you immune to attackers and phishers. (It doesn’t.)

There is also an utter lack of awareness about capitalizing on the explosion of social media. More times than I like to admit, PIs have asked, “How do you find if someone has a Facebook page?” Or “Social media is completely useless because all it does it tell you what they ate for breakfast.” (Hint: In addition to what they are eating for breakfast, you can find millions of dollars worth of superyachts and private jets.)

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LawMate Releases Covert Video Smart Watch

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PV-WT10 LawMate Smart Wrist Watch Covert Video Recorder

The high end smart watch covert video camera recording system from LawMate hands you a very easy to use covert video walk around recorder with the camera lens on the top front of the watch face. This makes covert video walk around operations as easy as 1-2-3 in high 720p resolution. This innovative and stylish design covert video smart watch records to a micro SD card. Without any complicated set-ups or learning curve, you’ll be using the PV-WT10 LawMate Wrist Watch Covert Video camera right out of the box in a manner of minutes! Investigators will find wearing this stylish Smart Watch is just the thing to always have and always be ready to record covert video evidence whenever you need to with the push of one button!

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PI Links JonBenet Ramsey’s Murder 20-Years Ago To Neighbor Who Committed Suicide Days Later

patsy-ramsey-burke-ramsey-jonbenet-ramsey-lgIt’s the case that in just months, will be twenty-years-old and still it remains unsolved.  Beautiful JonBenet Ramsey became a household name when the strangled body of the 6-year-old beauty queen was found inside her Colorado home the day after Christmas nearly 20 years ago. The police foolishly only centered their investigation on the parents and bungled the homicide case so badly that many believe even a confession would mean no conviction

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Robot Bee May Soon Be A Spy’s Secret Weapon

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World Investigators Conference Set For August

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Come Meet Our Keynote Speakers

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The Real Donnie Brasco
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Mr. Murder
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World Renowned Attorney

PI Magazine and Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI ) invite you to attend the 2016 World Investigators Conference to be held at the La Torretta Lake Resort in scenic Montgomery, Texas.

Bring the family, your golf clubs, your boat or jet ski to this amazing lake side resort which includes a waterpark, a lazy river, and multiple swimming pools for the kids of all ages.

The World Investigators Conference only takes place every 5-6 years and has a reputation of attracting the largest group of private investigators from around the world.

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