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W.A.P.I Banquet 2015

W.A.P.I Banquet 2015

W.A.P.I held their annual Banquet at the Liverpool Marriott Hotel on Saturday 31st October 2015. We were very honoured to have Simon Weston OBE as our After Dinner Speaker and what an entertaining speech he gave! During the evening, WAPI’s Stuart Withers gave details...

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Judge to probe detective Daniel Morgan’s axe murder

A notorious case of a private investigator alleged to have been murdered because he was about to expose corruption at Scotland Yard is to be investigated by a judge. Home Secretary Theresa May will announce an “independent panel review” into the death of Daniel Morgan...

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Rogue private eyes report published in full

A controversial report by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency detailing the activities of rogue private investigators has been placed on the internet. The investigative website Exaro published an "unredacted" version of the so-called "Project Riverside" report,...

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22 law firms on hacking list

A total of 22 law firms feature on a list of organisations and individuals linked to rogue private investigators, MPs have revealed. Legal firms feature most heavily on a list of 102 names passed to the Home Affairs Select Committee by the Serious Organised Crime...

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Rogue Private Eyes : The Next Hacking Scandal

The agency often described as 'Britain's FBI' is being hauled in front of MPs to address allegations it has not done enough to deal with the threat posed by rogue private investigators who use criminal methods to access private information. So what does the Serious...

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How to track down your inner Sherlock Holmes

WAPI's preferred training provider, the API make the news!   When you dread going to work and feel you’ve reached a glass ceiling, a career change could be right for you. Retraining can provide a highly satisfying new lease of life and unleash new personal...

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SIA Update

On the 1st November 2012, Governing Council members Ian Withers and Stuart Withers attended the SIA Seminar in London. There was very little content in respect of the Investigation Sector, however the SIA Chairman Baroness Ruth Henig did cover the Sector in her...

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Home Affairs Committee Report into Licensing

Regulation of Private Investigators The Home Affairs Committee report into Private Investigators is now available from http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/home-affairs-committee/publications/ The main recommendations are: -...

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Word from the Chairman

Edwards-John-NEWUsers of Professional Investigative Services including members of the public, legal profession, business and corporate clients, are able to select a credible Professional Investigator who is recognized as a “professional” and as such is a member of an established and approved professional association such as The World Association of Professional Investigators (WAPI).

John Edwards
Chairman

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