Most Heinous Crimes Committed Over Easter

by Laura-Lee Walker Easter is fast approaching. For many this tradition conjurers up images of Easter egg hunts, the resurrection of Christ, and eating chocolate bunnies. Whether you’re in Sweden where children trade paintings for sweets, or Bermuda where home-made kites flood the sky, it’s cause for celebration; however, not for all. For some, their lives...

Kusic and Kusic Recommended Book List

This week we are featuring a recommended reading list from authors that have made an impression on our staff at Kusic and Kusic Private Investigators. The books range from educational to fictional and offer good reads for the sleuths or curious onlookers in your life. Introduction to Social Media Investigation: A Hands-on Approach by Jennifer...

Christmas: It’s the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

Written by Laura-Lee Walker There'll be shoppers for scamming Valuables for stealing And drunk driving out in the snow There'll be scary homicidal stories And tales of the nightmares of Christmases long, long ago It's the most dangerous time of the year -Adaptation of Andy Williams: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year There’s a dark under belly to Christmas lurking...

Social Media as a Powerful Tool For Investigators

Written by Laura-Lee Walker “All that sharing and interaction [on social media] leaves behind a long, complicated, and informative trail about a person’s personality, motivations, friends, activities, patterns of behaviour, and actions. That makes social media a powerful tool for investigators.”— Jennifer Goldbeck, Introduction to Social Media Investigation: A Hands-on Approach The main reasons that people...

The Price We Pay for Wrongful Convictions

"It's tough to put a value on those things… I'm not sure how you value one year in prison for a crime you didn't commit, let alone 25." –Taylor Koss, Jonathan Fleming’s (seen above) attorney. Written by Laura-Lee Walker Ivan Henry, a British Columbia man, spent 27 years in prison for 10 counts of sexual assault,...

Should Prisoners Be Allowed to Use the Internet?

Written by Laura-Lee Walker “Looking for someone who is loyal, preferably educated, financially and emotionally stable for a long term committed relationship”- Luka Magnotta. Canadian Inmates Connect Magnotta was convicted of first-degree murder for killing Lin Jun, a Chinese international student, in Montréal in May 2012. He filmed himself dismembering the body and sending limbs to...

A New Era of Fraud: In Screen We Trust

Written by Laura-Lee Walker “If you control the code, you control the world. This is the future that awaits us.” —Marc Goodman, Future Crimes: Everything is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It Marc Goodman, a global security advisor and futurist, wrote a book called Future Crimes and was featured on TED Talk...

Kusic and Kusic Salutes the World Association of Detectives

In the 20 years our firm has been in business, my biggest regret has been not joining this organization sooner. With origins going back to 1921, the World Association of Detectives is the longest and largest association of its kind in the world. If you are in the private investigation business, there is only one organization...

Kusic and Kusic Salutes Logan Clarke

Logan Clarke has spent 30 years in Government and Private Investigations and is considered one of the top investigators in the world today. He has been profiled in a BBC documentary, 5 books, Newsweek Magazine and dozens of other publications and TV shows around the globe. Mr. Clarke and his team have investigated over 8000...

Profile of a Serial Cheater Capable of Murder

Infidelity is one of the common reasons for why people divorce in Canada with 60 percent citing that infidelity would be their top reason for divorce. Who’s doing it? Why are they cheating? And, are serial cheaters more likely to commit murder? Here are the nitty-gritty facts of extramarital affairs. The recipe for infidelity involves...