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Remote Investigations

FTI Consulting, Global has written a timely and informative series of articles surrounding the issue of conducting remote investigations.

The series contains a number of helpful tips for investigators.

The Challenges (And Surprising Benefits) of Conducting Remote Investigations

Fraud Waits for No One: Best Practices for Managing a Remote Investigations Today

Extending Your Reach: Best Practices for Collecting Data in a Remote Investigation

And We’re Live! Leading Practices for Conducting Interviews in a Remote Investigation

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Ron Alvarez is an IP investigations and protection consultant and writer in New York City. He is a former NYPD lieutenant where he investigated robbery, narcotics, internal affairs, and fine art theft cases. Ron has since coordinated the private investigation of international fraud and money laundering cases, as well as IP-related investigations and research involving the four pillars of IP: copyright, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. Ron is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and earned a B.A. in Government and Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. He has written a number of articles for various investigative publications, as well as published "The World of Intellectual Property (IP) Protection and Investigations" in November 2021.

3 comments on “Remote Investigations


    Outstanding issue Ron
    I have sent it along to my associates
    Excellent work in our complex world
    Thank You
    Tom Manley Special Agent FBI -Retired

  2. Conducting investigations remotely. These remote investigations can have some significant benefits, such as cost savings, reduced travel, and increased efficiency. However, remote investigations can also have their own unique challenges.

    Paula Jones from AusCovert Investigations

  3. When conducting an investigation remotely, it is important to understand the limitations of this method of gathering evidence. To avoid missed opportunities or mistakes in your investigation, it’s best to follow these guidelines:

    – Make sure all participants are comfortable with video conferencing or other forms of communication before beginning the investigation. This will help ensure that participants feel safe and secure throughout the process. If a participant feels uncomfortable at any point during an investigation, they should feel free to end the call or stop providing information immediately.

    Thanks from Triumph Australia

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