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My Favorite Detective Stories is a short form interview with investigators and investigative journalists where we tease out how they got started, why they wanted to become an investigator, what makes for a good investigation and most importantly, what their favorite detective stories are. Please subscribe to your favorite podcast App.
What happens when an Uber-smart Librarian gets bit by the investigations bug at the dawning of the internet? Cynthia Hetherington, a straight-talking Jersey Girl has remained on the cutting-edge of internet searches, the dark web, Social Media, and Link Analysis. (OSINT) since the beginning. This story is not to be missed.
Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations by keeping pace with the latest security threats and assessments. She has authored three books on how to conduct investigations and annually trains over 2,000 investigators, security professionals, attorneys, accountants, auditors, military intelligence professionals, and federal, state, and local agencies on best practices.
For more than 25 years, Cynthia Hetherington has led national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high profile corruption cases, assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in United States history.
Cynthia hosts the fourth annual OSMOSIS summit to Las Vegas in October. Developed by OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) investigators for the legal, law enforcement, investigative, business and accounting community, the OSMOSIS summit brings the most cutting-edge methodologies and power techniques to get actionable search results.