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About behindtheyellowtape

Joey Ortega started his investigative career early at the age of 18 working as an apprentice investigator for local detectives. He started out doing insurance fraud investigations and background investigations. Proving adept in the areas surveillance and information gathering, Joey continued to seek further investigative challenges. From there he went on to do internal investigations for a number of companies that include; Sears, Roebuck Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, and K-mart. He was largely responsible for investigating issues of internal theft, embezzlement, workers comp fraud, and crime ring investigations. His success eventually earned him a position as a national investigator for a cellular chain, investigating crime rings on a national level. Trained in the Reid technique (interviewing/interrogation), Joey was able to gain confessions consistently without a single prosecution ever being challenged in court. Throughout his career as an internal investigator Joey continued to work for various private investigative agencies. Moving away from insurance fraud, Joey began developing his skills in the areas of criminal defense investigation, fidelity investigation, missing person’s investigations, and stalker investigations. It was the area of stalker investigations that Joey began to discover his passion for computer crime investigations. Having to learn quickly how to trace harassing and threatening emails, Joey began see that this is where the future of crime and justice was heading and decided to throw himself deeply into the subject. As a result, Joey’s clientele began to include those who were victims of internet fraud and cyber attacks. Joey is also the co-founder of The Ullemeyer Group, Inc. an investigative and training firm based in Santa Barbara, California that specializes in forensic training and consulting.

Suspicious Deaths of Prominent American/Jordanian Sisters Soraya and Jumana Salti: The Husband Theory

     This article continues a series of articles on LinkedIn Pulse that touches on the various prevailing theories surrounding the cause of the deaths of Soraya and Jumana Salti.  This one touches on one of the more popular theories in most … Continue reading

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Thank You Tom Mahoney

Photo from article in The Channels newspaper. http://www.thechannels.org/features/2016/11/11/retiring-justice-studies-professor-leaves-lasting-mark-on-program/      In the Justice fields from Investigation, Forensics and Government, I have been blessed to know, have known and learned from some of the most famous, most respected and renowned experts in … Continue reading

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Two Wars, One Solution?

As a result of my radio show and investigative work both online and offline I have had many people either write or approach me is some way asking my opinion about either the “War of Terror” or this “Info War” … Continue reading

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Not Your Mothers Nigerian Scam: The New Face of Terrorism and it’s assault on America

We all heard the stories, gotten the emails and nodded our heads at the seemingly odd amount of overseas missionaries, dignitaries, and even Princes having a great deal of political turmoil and desperately needs YOU  to help them move their … Continue reading

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To Whom Does Justice Belong, The People We Appoint Or The People Who Appointed Them?

Our nation was founded on the belief…no the conviction that justice cannot be had when it remains in the hands of the select few. However we do appoint representatives and agencies to seek that justice on BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE … Continue reading

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Sir, I have a warrant…for your mind

I recently started a very interesting online discussion with an acquaintance after he had share the following article, (Link to original posting with article attachment). It related to a MA high court ruling that said a suspect must turn over … Continue reading

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Vol 8, No 1 (2014): Perspectives on Terrorism

Originally posted on The Osint Journal Review:
Table of Contents Introduction to the Issue Welcome from the Editors PDF HTML Alex P. Schmid ? Articles Perspectives on Counterterrorism: From Stovepipes to a Comprehensive Approach PDF HTML Ronald Crelinsten ? Analysing…

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How Has September 11 Come To Symbolize A New Era of Terrorism?

The following is my response to an essay question posed to me by my professor in a Study of Terrorism course I am currently in the middle of.  I decided to share it with you as I felt it not … Continue reading

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Backgound Story On Stephen Rakes

By Joey Ortega and Sharon Branco During our last broadcast on the Whitey Bulger case, we discussed the mysterious death of Shephen Rakes. Rakes was at one point set to testify for the prosecution to give an accounting of a … Continue reading

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THE MEET AT THE MERIDIAN

By Sharon Branco   Stephen Flemmi was Whitey Bulger’s criminal partner in the Winter Hill Gang.  Stephen and Whitey were also FBI informants.   Were Bulger and Flemmi told they would not be prosecuted for certain crimes?  Bulger’s early pre-trial defense claim … Continue reading

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