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'Abducted' nine-year-old boy reunited with mother

by Jon Fawcett on 2 December 2019

A nine year-old boy, who had been missing since March, has been reunited with his mother according to police. Read more...

Mike LaCorte featured on PI Perspective podcast

by Lynne Waldie on 13 November 2019

Mike LaCorte, Conflict International CEO, has recently featured on the popular PI Perspectives podcast. Read more...

Conflict takes part in executive protection roundtable

by Lynne Waldie on 6 November 2019

Conflict International has been represented in a Dignitary and Executive Protection Training Roundtable held in the United States. Read more...

Conflict appoints in-house legal counsel

by Lynne Waldie on 22 October 2019

Conflict International has appointed its own in-house legal counsel for the first time with the arrival of Joanna Kolatsis. Read more...

Conflict International receives trade mark

by Lynne Waldie on 22 October 2019

Conflict International has been trade marked by The Patent Office across our wide range of intelligence, investigation and security services. Read more...

A cautionary catfish tale

by Jon Fawcett on 24 September 2019

Fraud can be emotional as well as financial - and sometimes even both at the same time. Read more...

Court hears Premier League player jumped from window in blackmail case

by Lynne Waldie on 20 September 2019

A court has been told an unnamed Premier League player jumped from a hotel window after being caught cheating on his partner. Read more...

Conflict sponsors specialist executive protection training

by Lynne Waldie on 20 September 2019

Conflict International's branch in the US has sponsored a dignitary and executive protection specialist course in North Carolina. Read more...

Mike LaCorte to speak at CII AGM in Italy

by Jon Fawcett on 19 September 2019

Mike LaCorte, Conflict International CEO, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the AGM of the CII in Milan, Italy next month. Read more...

Mike LaCorte re-elected as chairman of WAD

by Lynne Waldie on 18 September 2019

Conflict CEO Mike LaCorte has been re-elected as Chairman of The World Association of Detectives at their conference in Sweden. Read more...

Countdown to WAD in Stockholm

by Lynne Waldie on 20 August 2019

The World Association of Detectives is holding its 94th Annual Conference in Stockholm, Sweden next week. Read more...

How to check if your password has been hacked

by Lynne Waldie on 19 August 2019

Google says the majority of people choose not to change hacked login details despite research showing that billions of website passwords have been compromised. Read more...

UK art dealer jailed in US for fraud

by Jon Fawcett on 1 August 2019

A prominent UK art dealer has been sentenced for up to 12 years in jail in the United States after defrauding clients of up to $30 million. Read more...

Man jailed for holiday sickness fraud claims

by Lynne Waldie on 30 July 2019

A 34-year-old man from Liverpool has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for encouraging people to submit fraudulent holiday sickness claims. Read more...

Mike LaCorte at DETCON 2019 in Barcelona

by Lynne Waldie on 7 June 2019

Mike LaCorte, CEO of Conflict International, will be taking part in a Jam Session at next week's DETCON 2019 Conference being held in Barcelona. Read more...

Mike LaCorte speaking in Moscow

by Lynne Waldie on 6 June 2019

Conflict International CEO, Mike LaCorte, is in Moscow to speak at a conference being held by the Arbitration Association. Read more...

Warning over rise in 'smart abuse'

by Jon Fawcett on 5 June 2019

Connected technology is quickly becoming a means of carrying out psychological abuse of former partners, according to a leading domestic violence charity. Read more...

Conflict CEO honoured at ABI AGM

by Lynne Waldie on 14 May 2019

Conflict International CEO Mike LaCorte has been presented with an award for excellence by the Association of British Investigators. Read more...

How to find out what Google knows about you

by Lynne Waldie on 13 May 2019

When you see ads on Google, you may have come across one that seems to know what you are thinking - that's no accident. Read more...

Great reception for Conflict CeFPro presentation

by Lynne Waldie on 11 April 2019

Conflict International has been congratulated by the Center for Financial Professionals for a recent presentation at their Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit. Read more...

Jail for mother who defrauded NHS

by Jon Fawcett on 8 April 2019

A mother who claimed £2.5 million from the NHS for a botched operation has been jailed after she was photographed at a hen party in Ibiza. Read more...

Police fraud investigation 'inconsistent'

by Lynne Waldie on 3 April 2019

A new report has criticised police forces in England and Wales for an 'inconsistent' approach to investigating fraud. Read more...

Conflict speaking at London CeFPro event

by Lynne Waldie on 21 February 2019

Conflict International's Roger Bescoby will be hosting a presentation at the Fraud and Financial Crime Europe Summit in London this April. Read more...

Warning issued over romance fraud

by Jon Fawcett on 11 February 2019

The National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre has issued a very unromantic warning ahead of Valentine's Day. Read more...

Amazon founder accuses National Enquirer of blackmail

by Lynne Waldie on 8 February 2019

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has hit out at the parent company of tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer, accusing them of "blackmail" and "extortion." Read more...

Protecting your intellectual property

by Lynne Waldie on 30 January 2019

Conflict International has taken the step to register the business as a trade mark with the Intellectual Property Office. Read more...

How hackers can control your phone

by Jon Fawcett on 28 January 2019

Cyber security experts have often warned about the risks of using free wi-fi. Here's a demonstration of how easy it is to take control of your phone and your personal information. Read more...

Surveillance on the ski slopes

by Lynne Waldie on 11 January 2019

Conflict International's comprehensive intelligence and surveillance service for high-net-worth individuals often takes us to ski resorts around the world. Read more...

Ransom demand for missing billionaire's wife

by Jon Fawcett on 10 January 2019

Police in Norway say the wife of a billionaire property developer, who has been missing for 10 weeks, has probably been kidnapped. Read more...

Amazon founder and wife to divorce

by Jon Fawcett on 10 January 2019

Just days after the annual peak in enquiries about marital breakdown, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie have announced they are to divorce. Read more...

Spike expected today in divorce enquiries

by Lynne Waldie on 7 January 2019

7th January is being dubbed 'Divorce Day' by many solicitors and relationship support services with a significant spike in enquiries about divorce. Read more...

Conflict helps free US student from Chinese jail

by Lynne Waldie on 13 November 2018

Conflict New York's Operations Director has been instrumental in securing the release of an American student held in a Chinese jail. Read more...

Mike LaCorte joins leading security consultancy

by Lynne Waldie on 9 November 2018

Conflict CEO Mike LaCorte has joined the World Institute for Security Enhancement. Read more...

Conflict CEO elected Chairman of World Association of Detectives

by Lynne Waldie on 5 October 2018

Conflict International CEO Mike LaCorte has been elected as Chairman of the World Association of Detectives at their Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Read more...

WAD featured on Daily Mail website

by Lynne Waldie on 2 October 2018

The work of the World Association of Detectives has been featured by the Daily Mail on their website. Read more...

Conflict New York appoints Operations Director

by Mark Matthews on 1 October 2018

Private Investigator Stephen Komorek is joining Conflict International’s New York office in a new role of Operations Director. Read more...

World Association of Detectives in Las Vegas this week

by Lynne Waldie on 24 September 2018

Some of the world's leading private investigators are in Las Vegas for The World Association of Detectives Annual Conference. Read more...

DIY detective work costs amateur sleuth a fortune

by Lynne Waldie on 7 September 2018

A $50 bug on an iPhone cost an amateur detective any claim to his ex-wife's fortune after he recorded her private conversations. Read more...

Matchmaker claims half of divorce settlement

by Jon Fawcett on 7 September 2018

A matchmaker is reported as saying he has a contract for half of a divorce settlement from a couple he introduced to each other.Read more...

Conflict at GSX Conference in Las Vegas

by Lynne Waldie on 9 August 2018

Conflict International's Mike LaCorte and Roger Bescoby will be hosting a lecture at the Global Security Exchange conference in Las Vegas this September. Read more...