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  • Is the Unabomber responsible for the 1982 Tylenol murders?

    By Curtis Baillie - Friday May 20, 2011
    There are news reports that the FBI is seeking new DNA samples from Ted Kaczynski, the infamous "Unabomber", for testing in the 1982 still unsolved Chicago area Tylenol murders. The first reported product tampering case occurred in 1982 when...
  • Kevin Murray's book - "Is my cell phone bugged?"

    By Curtis Baillie - Friday May 13, 2011
    "Everything you need to know to keep your mobile conversations private and how to determine yourself if your cell phone is bugged." Kevin Murray, an independent Security Consultant and owner of Murray Associates – Spybusters ,   has written a...
  • "Chart Your Course to Profit"

    By Curtis Baillie - Tuesday May 3, 2011
    "Chart Your Course to Profit" was the theme of this year's International Association of Professional Security Consultants (IAPSC) annual conference recently held in San Diego, California. The first day conference topics included: Building Client...
  • Crisis Management - When disaster strikes

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday April 28, 2011
    Last week I was contacted by the Charlotte Observer (charlotteobserver.com) regarding a story they were doing about a recent tornado that leveled a Lowes store in Sanford, North Carolina. Little did we know, at the time, that tornadoes would cause so much...
  • Enhanced Law Enforcement Retail Partnership Network to aid in Law Enforcement efforts

    By Curtis Baillie - Thursday April 14, 2011
    Crime busters By Kim Zimmermann For Grocery Headquarters April 12, 2011 According to the 2010 NRF ORC (Organized Retail Crime) Survey, 89% of retailers said they have been victimized by organized retail crime and 59% say the problem has...
  • IAPSC Best Practice: "Detaining Shoplifting Suspects"

    By Curtis Baillie - Monday March 21, 2011
    I'm frequently contacted by the retail industry and asked about the apprehension of suspected shoplifters and whether or not there is an industry accepted Best Practice. In 1999 the International Association of Professional Security Consultants...
  • National Expert Witness Conference

    By Curtis Baillie - Monday February 14, 2011
    SEAK 20th Anniversary  National Expert Witness Conference This Program for Expert Witnesses of all Disciplines and Levels of Experience April 14-15, 2011 Naples, Florida If you provide Expert Witness services, this is one...
  • Taco Bell - "Thanks for suing us"

    By Curtis Baillie - Friday January 28, 2011
    Under the headline "Thank you for suing us" Taco Bell Corp. launched a public relations offensive today against a lawsuit claiming its taco meat is more filling than beef. In full page ads in the New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street...
  • Retail Security Research Project

    By Curtis Baillie - Friday January 28, 2011
    Dr. Richard Hollinger and the University of Florida has released the 2009 National Retail Security Survey. "The Security Research Project endeavors to study various elements of workplace related crime and deviance with a special emphasis on the retail...
  • My Airport Security Story

    By Curtis Baillie - Monday December 20, 2010
    Hola desde México! Traveling to Mexico recently my wife and I landed at the airport in Merida, Mexico. I'm a frequent traveler and I have experienced immigration and customs inspections in many different countries. We landed in Merida at 9:00PM on...