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August 10, 2017

Talking to a Real-Life Private Investigator

Patrick Hoffman is a uniquely qualified crime novelist: by day, he’s a private investigator, assisting criminal defense attorneys for jobs that take him to the outer reaches of all five of New York's boroughs. Digging up people also takes him to the less interesting reaches of the internet, li

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August 10, 2017

Fines and court: What can happen if you don’t vote

On federal election day last year Darwin pensioner Frank Bost turned his nose up at voting lines and declined the democracy sausage, deciding not to vote.   "I didn't approve of the policies from the ALP, the CLP or the Greenies and as far as I'm concerned it's my right that if I don't want

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August 10, 2017

Online dating scam victims hire hackers, private investigators to fight back

Cyber crime victims are hiring professional hackers and private investigators to get to the bottom of online scams that authorities refuse to touch. Melbourne man Gerard Prescott turned to a private investigator earlier this year after losing $260,000 through an online dating scam.   [

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