Author: emiliogarcia

How To Keep Your Business Safe From Money Laundering

To launder money means to take money that was made through illegal gains, and pass it through our financial systems to hide its origins. The object of money laundering, is to make ill-gotten funds appear legitimate; thereby making it spendable. Smaller businesses are often used for cash laundering. Employees and executives who work for small… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Legislation Monitoring

CEO’s and other entrepreneurs often have overwhelming to-do lists; tasks to complete, concerns to address. It is often a challenge for business and corporation owners to keep up with governmental laws and legislation that have an effect on their industry. These significant pieces of information often come to surface during a crisis, or in the… Read more »

Facts and Statistics on Kidnapping in Latin America

Many seasoned travelers know how to stay safe when exploring destinations outside the U.S. Latin America, in particular, is a vast area with many differences in culture and exposure to crime. Being kidnapped is a huge fear for many travelers considering visiting Latin American countries. Is this fear rational or based on myths and outdated… Read more »

The Importance of Computer Forensic Investigations

Computer forensics, a branch of digital forensic science, handles crime evidence legally found on computer hard drives and all digital storage files and software. Its goal is to thoroughly, forensically examine these digital files and content, to uncover and analyze the data for the reporting of facts and educated opinions about the information retrieved. Though… Read more »

Corruption Risks: Companies Are Unprepared in South America

Within the last decade many American companies have expanded into Brazil and other parts of South America; seeking to take full advantage of the growing economy in this part of the world. Brazil has been the forerunner of its South American neighbors when it comes to the fastest growing economy in its region. South America’s… Read more »

Should I Do Intellectual Property Training?

Before we answer the question to do or not do intellectual property training, we feel it is best to define exactly what it is.  A work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright,… Read more »

How DNA Matching is Used in Investigations

DNA evidence is used widely in criminal investigations and it has proved its weight in gold for proving people innocent or guilty or a crime.  But how does this microscopic analysis actually do its job and how is it used in investigations? First the DNA must be harvested from the crime scene and isolated from… Read more »

What is Food Fraud and What Can You Do About it?

You may have recently heard or read a news story about food fraud, including the ramifications for those who were to blame for the “fraud.” This is because it’s happening all too often, with way too many big name companies. What exactly is food fraud and what can you do if you suspect, or heavily… Read more »

What is a Trademark Investigation?

When you own your own business or have invented a product, the smart thing to do is have your logos, jingles, and slogans protected by trademarks.  You business is often your livelihood and if anything should happen to it, you may be in risk of going under and losing a lot of money.  A lot… Read more »

Performing Your Background Check

A background check is extremely important when dealing with an employee that you don’t know that much about. Were they involved in any federal crimes? Do they have any cases pending against them? Were they fired from their previous jobs? Where do they come from? Do they actually have the skills that they put on… Read more »