Capturing and recording Snapchat video off iphone

Recently at a law enforcement conference, a crime analyst colleague was curious what technique would allow her to capture a Snapchat video as part of her investigations.  Snapchat is a photo / video sharing app which disappear after being viewed by the recipient.  It is very popular among the under-20 crowd that have been shying

Facebook Groups buy and sell pages turning into a den for thieves

Earlier this year Facebook turned on some new features within Groups to facilitate buy and sell activities similar to a community bulletin board site like Craigslist.  Police warn that these Groups provide an opportunity for burglars and thieves to fence their stolen property. For example, in Hazelwood, MO police caught someone on a Facebook buy

$10k staged home burglary found via pawn shop records

Suppose an insured claims a burglary occurred and valuables were stolen in the amount of $10,000.  Would an insurance investigator think of ulterior motives for the money?  Would an SIU investigator think of searching pawn shop records to find the very same items in the claim were pawned?  Well that’s exactly what happened in the