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 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. One of Joey’s methods of tracking down E-bay fraudsters was featured in PI Magazine In June of 2005.
Joey also hosts a weekly radio show Behind The Yellow Tape on Blogtalkradio. The show investigates cold cases, serial crime and discusses forensic and investigative issues and innovations.
(Source : Joey Ortega’s Facebook Page)
These Episodes talk about Domestic Violence, in its forms and consequences on victims, during the circle of violence and when they decide to break it and the scars it lefts on them although they try to build a new life.