Neil Smith served over 10 years as a police officer in a major UK police force and time spent working as a counter-fraud specialist for a government department. 
 
He then worked as a fraud investigator for insurance companies. For the last 10 years Neil has worked as a full time investigative researcher for clients who range from from insurance companies to law enforcement agencies.
 
For the last eight years he has taught many hundreds of investigators, mostly from law enforcement, in the art of using the internet as an investigative tool. These courses have taken him all around the UK and Europe.