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More and more people are finding their lifelong mate through matchmaking websites. But is it true love? Or romance fraud? Guest Brian O’Shea, a former intelligence officer turned corporate and personal investigator, discusses the recent spike in fraud committed against middle-aged and elderly users of......

Investigator Tom Brown, half of the best surveillance team ever employed by Capitol Inquiry, discusses his career and the do’s and don’t’s of surveillance. This investigative method can uncover the smoking gun that wins your case, but that gun can backfire on you, is surveillance......

By Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post, May 3, 2018 Wenkan Tian left her Watergate apartment for a jog on a December morning in 2012 and returned to discover a wrenching surprise: a padlock on her front door. It was the latest salvo in her ongoing feud with......

Previously, Ask the Investigator explored the hurdles faced by the accused in sexual misconduct cases. This episode takes another look at the problem from the perspective of the victims. Attorney Michael Nakamura discusses the trauma of clients sexually victimized by predatory priests, doctors, therapists and......

The Dark Web is the marketplace where you can buy anything from body parts to drugs, sex and stolen identities. But it’s a place you can’t enter unless you are invited in, and if you manage to stumble into it, the consequences could be dire.......

New York Investigator Ed Gavin, who specializes in child trafficking and missing children investigations, describes the grim world he enters every day. Guest co-host Harry Gossett, PI, author and retired FBI agent, discusses some of his ordeals in finding the missing child or elderly adult....

Adoption Lawyer Harvey Schweitzer describes how the adoption world has changed, for better and for worse, with recent case law and especially with the rise of the Internet and social media. Not every mother wants to be found by the child she gave up at......

The definition of sexual misconduct is being rewritten by daily revelations in the media and the courts. Family law Investigator Kimberly Yourick relates the difficulties college students face when accused of actions that threaten their careers before they start....

Getting a court judgment against a debtor can be the easiest part of trying to collect what is owed you. Finding the debtor and seizing the assets are much more difficult. A Capitol Inquiry client tells of her years-long saga to get justice....