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Kidnapped Girl Rescued

Renfrow Group and Derecho Investigations Successfully Recover a Kidnapped Girl in a Remote North Carolina County

[Charlotte, NC, September 24, 2020] After further investigation by the Macon County Sheriff’s Department, it was discovered that the 17-year old teen ran-away and was not kidnapped. While the private investigation team was successful in tracking her down and returning her to her home, her newly sworn statement indicated that the kidnap claim was in fact a hoax. The mother and relatives were very happy with her return, and their efforts.

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Challenging Times Call For Preparedness From Roaming Mobs

Restaurants have become key targets by mass demonstrations intent on harassing and disturbing patrons and commerce. While peaceful protests are legal, we have all seen the videos where all too often the mob feels emboldened and entitled to attack innocent customers, restaurant staff and management without warning. (Read More to download a helpful guide)

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Blackmail Most Foul

Derecho Investigations completed a recent extortion case where a young professional called our office and informed us that he worked for a large Charlotte company and was very worried. He was being blackmailed and had spent $30,000 to meet the blackmailer’s demands. The young man had entered a dating site and spoke with a young woman. They shared photos and then she shared a racier photo and asked him for the same, which he then provided.

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Beware of Scam Phone Calls

This article is courtesy of First Citizens Bank:

4 Types of Scam Calls to Watch Out For

Have you ever received an email or a phone call from someone saying you’ve won a financial prize or have an unexpected inheritance coming your way? Sometimes these calls may appear to come from a government official or a lawyer’s office. Often, they’re located in a different part of the country—or a different country altogether.

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