Some of our inquires become cases due to accusations or allegations in the workplace, during a divorce or custody battle, amongst friends or within a marriage. Words are powerful. They can be uplifting or they can degrade and when someone has been falsely accused of an action or a rumor has been spread that holds little to no truth it is very difficult to prove otherwise. Then there are the cases of he said/she said and that too is hard to disprove or prove. If the Client needs to know the truth about a situation a Polygraph Test or a Voice Stress Analysis are two ways to learn the facts. Polygraphs measure heart rate, respiration, galvanic skin response, blood pressure and other changes in [...]
We recently had a client who came to us unhappy – and angry.
The business owner was unhappy because he had lost a key employee in his company. But worse than that, he was angry because the employee had started a competing company and the owner suspected the new company was started not only while the worker was still employed by him, but using his firm’s trade secrets, equipment and resources.
He just couldn’t prove it. At least not with enough evidence for his attorney. Of course, the employee denied it when confronted.
Through a computer forensic examination, we were able to uncover documents and communications (e-mails and reports) that brought the truth out. The employee had started his new company before leaving the old one and [...]