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Dan Ribacoff On the Basics of the Investigation Process

I, SPY. How To Be Your Own Private Investigator.  Daniel Ribacoff. Read By Fred Berman. Macmillan Audio.

I, Spy

Cover art courtesy of Macmillan Audio.

I, Spy, just released from Macmillan Audio, is a first-rate handbook on how to perform basic investigations. There are many reasons (cheating spouse; searching for birth parents; combating a stalker; involved in litigation) when every day folks might temporarily have to become Perry Mason’s Paul Drake – analyzing and observing, looking for the relevant facts. In turn, Daniel Ribacoff (CEO of the International Investigative Group and a trained polygraph examiner), provides a primer on the fundamentals of the investigative process. In I, Spy, Ribacoff delineates the dos and don’ts of surveillance; the basics on how to conduct a stakeout; how to see the sign-posts that say you’re being lied to; how to find people; how to know if you’re on a stalker’s list; what you can learn from a garbage pile; and how to live outside the mainstream. Additionally, this nuts-and-bolts text on the investigative process is augmented by real-life stories from Ribacoff’s quarter-century in the business. Expertly narrated by Fred Berman, whose sharp and erudite delivery demonstrates in real-time why he’s won the Audiophile Earphone Award five times. 6 hours on 5 CDS.

by John Aiello

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This entry was posted on February 26, 2016 by in 2016, February 2016, In the Spotlight, Rat On Audiobooks and tagged , , .
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