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'Bugging device' discovered in All Blacks' hotel

New Zealand rugby union officials say they discovered what appeared to be a sophisticated bugging device in a meeting room at their hotel in Sydney ahead of a match against Australia at the weekend. The...

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Mother-in-law of F1 boss freed by kidnappers

Brazilian police say the mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been freed from kidnappers without any ransom being paid. Aparecida Schunck, whose daughter Fabiana Flosi is married...

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Conflict features at Russian Asset Tracing conference

Conflict International director Mike LaCorte has been sharing his extensive experience in worldwide asset tracing at a conference in Moscow organised by the Russian Arbitration Association. The event...

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Reported kidnap of F1 boss' mother-in-law

In a further blow to security in Brazil, it is being reported that the mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been abducted in Interlagos, São Paulo and held to ransom. Local agencies...

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Conflict International backs new kids TV channel

A new online media channel for 8-12 year olds has just launched, putting kids at the heart of the story. Kidspiration.TV aims to empower, engage, and inform young people through inventive programming,...

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English court awards £75m to divorcee

The ex-wife of a billionaire Saudi businessman has been granted what is believed to be the largest award in a divorce settlement by an English court.  Walid Juffali has been ordered to pay Christina...

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Rio security 'terrible' says city's mayor

The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro has branded the level of security for visitors to the city as 'terrible' and there is a warning that the state may not be able to protect them from violent incidents as the...

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The impact of the Panama Papers

Conflict International director Mike LaCorte has written an article for the latest issue of the World Association of Detectives magazine, Beyond Global, on the impact of the leak of what has become known...

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How social media can help private investigators

Conflict International director Mike LaCorte appeared on The Radio Hustle on UK station talkRADIO on Saturday afternoon. Mike told presenter Alexis Conran how social media is used in investigations. Conflict...

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Lily Allen stalker sectioned by London judge

A man who stalked singer Lily Allen for a number of years and broke into her home has been given an indeterminate hospital order and restraining order by a judge who said the ruling was entirely for his...

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