Pallorium, Inc. is a licensed Investigative Agency, with offices and affiliates worldwide. Since 1980, Pallorium's investigators have successfully closed more than ten thousand (10,000) cases, ranging from homicide investigations to missing persons cases to various types of sophisticated financial frauds.
Pallorium was one of the first agencies to successfully investigate and make a recovery of lost assets in connection with "prime bank note" and"prime bank guarantee" frauds, and we have investigated dozens of similar scams, including "roll program" and "trading program" frauds.
Since 1981, our investigators have conducted more than one thousand (1,000) missing person investigations, with a better than 90% successful closure rate.
Pallorium's investigators have conducted investigations in fifty-three (53) countries and territories, and in nearly every U.S. State and Canadian province. Our investigators have conducted homicide and/or death claim investigations in more than forty countries.
Approximately one thousand (1,000) newspaper and magazine articles have reported on our investigations and on our staff. (For reprints of some of those articles, please see below.)
Pallorium's investigations have also been covered by more than four hundred (400) local television broadcasts, and by national news broadcasts such as "Sixty Minutes", "IBA News", "Dateline", "The National", "ARD Report Mainz", "48 Hours" and "America's Most Wanted".
Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, is a well known lecturer, who speaks on topics ranging from "the location of missing persons", to "international and multi-jurisdictional investigation", to "the criminal use of false identification", to "war crimes and the pursuit of war criminals".
Mr. Rambam is a "technical advisor" for the Kinky Friedman series of murder mystery novels, and he appears as the fictional character "Rambam" in those books.
(The Kinky Friedman website can be visited at: http://www.kinkyfriedman.com.)
Following is a random sampling of recent (post-2008) newspaper and magazine articles reporting on Pallorium's investigations and staff.
Detroit News - May 19, 2010
(and related articles)
The Michigan Messenger - May 13, 2010
Calgary Herald - April 18, 2010
(and related articles)
Fox 26 Television - March 12, 2010
The Detroit News - September 3, 2009
(and related articles)
Wired - September 1, 2009
(and related articles)
Christian Science Monitor - August 31, 2009
Computerworld - May 11, 2009
CBS Television - 48 Hours - May 9, 2009
Computerworld - January 27, 2009
CNET - CBS Online - January 23, 2009
Additional articles are regularly added to this site.
"Once A Nazi" - Feature Film - USA Premiere
"New York Country Band"
"Capture The Queen"
"In the era of NO PRIVACY, The secret is honesty"
"Avatars beware: Private investigators scouring Second Life"
(REUTERS-July 23, 2008)
"The Internet -- a private eye's best friend"
(CNET-July 20, 2008)
(Tech Blog-July 19, 2008)
(H.O.P.E. 2008 - related articles)
Updates and News...
Pallorium staff in the USA and Canada recently completed a three year-long murder investigation, which was detailed in a 45-minute documentary on European television news, and was also covered by numerous magazines and newspapers in the USA, Europe and the Middle East. Pallorium's investigation resulted in the conviction of the murderer of seven people in Europe.
"The 25 Best Investigators", a new book by Ms. Barbara Michael, names Steven Rambam, Pallorium's Senior Director, as one of the 25 best investigators.
An investigation by Pallorium resulted in a California court awarding what is believed to be a record monetary judgment against a "prime bank" fraudster. The judgment was in excess of $100,000,000-USD (One Hundred Million US Dollars).
In a major California case which closed during February, 2001, the California courts approved Pallorium's Senior Director as an "expert witness" in connection with his testimony on investigative procedures and techniques.
Pallorium's Senior Director speaks at 2006 "Midwest Claim Conference"...
During May, 2006, Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a speaker at the annual "Midwest Claim Conference" in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Rambam, representing Pallorium, spoke on "International Investigations".
Pallorium's Senior Director speaks at 2006 "HOPE" Conference...
During November, 2006, Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a keynote speaker at the "H.O.P.E." - Stevens Institute of Technology event.
Pallorium's Senior Director speaks at 2006 "ToorCon" Conference...
During October, 2006, Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a speaker at the annual "ToorCon" in San Diego, California.
Pallorium's Senior Director speaks at VANJ event...
During December, 2006, Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a featured speaker at a Venture Associates New Jersey event.
During March, 2007 Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a keynote speaker at California State University's "SecureIT" conference. Mr. Rambam's speech covered security, databases and privacy "Post-9/11".
During July, 2007 Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a featured speaker at the annual "Investigators' Superconference", hosted by the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI). Mr. Rambam, representing Pallorium, spoke on "computer-aided investigation", privacy and databases. The 2007 Superconference was attended by hundreds of investigative professionals.
During September, 2005, Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a speaker and roundtable leader at the annual "World Investigators' Conference". Mr. Rambam, representing Pallorium, spoke on "International Investigations", and then chaired a roundtable attended by Investigators and law enforcement personnel from 12 countries.
Mr. Gerard "Jerry" Keenan, an internationally recognized expert on military records and research, was also sponsored by Pallorium as a speaker at WIC 2005. Mr. Keenan spoke on "Researching Military Records and Military-related Investigations and Fraud Detection". A copy of Mr. Keenan's presentation is available by contacting Pallorium, Inc.
The 2005 W.I.C. was attended by more than 1800 investigative professionals.
During July, 2004 Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was again privileged to be an invited speaker at the bi-annual "Hackers On Planet Earth" convention. The H.O.P.E. convention draws thousands of computer experts and enthusiasts, and covers topics related to online security, privacy, copyright and freedom of speech. Mr. Rambam's speech covered security, databases and privacy "Post-9/11". Mr. Rambam's speech was to a standing-room-only crowd, estimated at more than 1,200 people.
Mr. Rambam, was also an invited speaker at the previous "H2K2" convention during 2002 and spoke on "truth and accountability on the Internet" and privacy issues.
During October, 2003, Steven Rambam, Pallorium's Senior Director, was privileged to be invited to speak at the annual investigative "Super Conference". Mr. Rambam's seminar, on Foreign Investigations, earned him a nomination as "Speaker of the Year".
During October, 2002 Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, was privileged to be a featured speaker at the International Claim Association's annual convention. The I.C.A. convention draws a worldwide attendance of Special Agents, Investigators, Special Investigative Unit members and insurance professionals. Mr. Rambam's speech covered "International Investigations", fraud detection and identity verification.
"Meanwhile Back At The Ranch", the new Kinky Friedman murder mystery novel featuring "Rambam", a New York City Private Investigator, is now in bookstores everywhere. (Published by Simon and Schuster.)
... Many aspects of this investigative trinity were so daunting that I'd taken to referring to each case with a code name. Rambam, my P.I. pal, had provided the three investigations with their cryptic monikers. I was not wild about the three names that he'd chosen, but at least they provided a handy way to converse clandestinely about these matters, thereby keeping the other Village Irregulars in total innocence. "I'm just not sure", I said to the cat, "that Moe, Larry and Curly are quite the correct nomenclature for matters of this import." ... - Page 1, "Meanwhile Back At The Ranch", (c) Kinky Friedman New "instant access databases now available...
Twenty (20) new "instant access" databases have been added to DIOGENES, Pallorium's online subsidiary, including "Business Finder America" and Nationwide Real Property. Our proprietary "Skiptrace America" database now contains nearly more than 6 Billion records, most with complete dates of birth.
"Archive Telephones", a remarkable database containing 23-34+ years of archival telephone listings, is also now fully operational and available through DIOGENES.
Data product price reduction...
Pallorium has been notified by the manufacturer of the "PeopleFinder" series of investigative software products that the current series of PeopleFinder discs will continue to be replaced with dramatically upgraded and enhanced DVD versions of all discs. Each disc will include massive data files and completely new Windows-based software. The next DVD in this series, "PeopleFinder California 2006" is now available for sale. All PeopleFinder prices have been reduced in anticipation of the new releases.
The Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch, located in central Texas near Pallorium's Texas office, provides a home for hundreds of abandoned dogs, cats and other animals, including, thanks to Pallorium, six now very pampered pigs....
Pallorium's Senior Director, Steven Rambam, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Investigators of America (IOA) association. Mr. Rambam will assist with informal negotiation of claims and disputes between IOA members....
A modified version of our Senior Director's tongue-in-cheek recipe for Texas-style "Jailhouse Chili" was featured in the monthly cooking column of Texas Monthly. Buon appetit, buon appetito and bete'avon y'all....