Searching for your subject through Linkedin may return an invisible profile if you’re not in your subject’s connections network. Your Linkedin network consists of your 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree connections and your group members. The more connections, the more full profiles available to you. You can also see attachments such as resumes.
Once you have your subject’s Linkedin profile, Google the name or search for it through bing.com to get the profile URL.
Paste that URL into a private viewing web browser.
This result is what we want to view and download.
If the Linkedin resume is stored at their slideshare.net account, you can find it via a quick Google search- while in an incognito browser session:
Select the top entry link and you will be taken to the full resume. Download.
Mission accomplished! The above method is a viable workaround to the limitations placed on profile sharing by social media. Where there’s a will…
BNI Operatives; Situationally aware.
As always, stay safe.
Whether it is a credit card APR suddenly shooting through the roof or a defective product that has caused serious injury, if you have been on this earth long enough, sooner or later you will scream, “Someone should sue these people!” Now you can check and see if someone has done just that – initiated litigation about a product, service or company.
TopClassActions.com hosts a very informative site that provides information on the following:
- Class Action Suit News (On consumer products, drugs, medical devices, labor & employment, stocks & securities, etc.)
- Settlements (Open and Closed)
- Investigations (Into class actions, product liability, personal injury and more)
You can even submit a claim on the site on open class action suit that have been resolved and a pay-out fund established. There are dozens of these settlements that you can review, from the Uber gratuity charge action to the My Pillow refund due all who purchased this product. Check the up-to-date settlement database here.
The site even contains a section where you can check the top class action lawsuits in the news and in which you may have a stake. For example, the current top class action suits include:
New News: The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has gotten hold of a “mystery device” that thieves have been spotted on security cameras using to electronically open and start cars. More.
BNI Operatives: Situationally aware.
As always, be safe.
The pace of forensic science technology and research, as it applies to the legal and law enforcement fields, has gone in to complete overdrive.
Forensic Breakthrough: Lifting Fingerprints From Clothing
For the first time in more than three decades, researchers have broken through with successes in being able to lift prints from fabric.
By utilizing a technique known as vacuum metal deposition (VMD), researches have been able to use gold and zinc to recover finger and hand marks from clothing. VMD is already used to detect fingerprint marks on smooth surfaces such as waxes, plastics and glass.
According to Joanna Fraser, a forensic sciences researcher at the University of Abertay Dundee, “The research uses fine layers of metals to display fingerprints people may have left on fabrics, something which is far harder to do with soft surfaces. The technique has been around since the 1970s and is used on many surface but was never widely used on fabrics.
“We take these fabrics, place them in a vacuum chamber, then heat up gold to evaporate it and spread a fine film over the fabric. We then heat up zinc, which attaches to the gold where there are no fingerprint residues. This helps reveal the fingerprint — where contact has been made we see the original fabric, where there was no contact we’re left with the grey colour of the metal film.” (Please read the full article in Science Daily. The advances by these dedicated researchers is simply amazing.)
The possibilities of this technique applied to fabrics will become invaluable in criminal investigations.
BNI Operatives: Situationally aware/
As always, stay safe.