Thursday, May 29, 2014


GUEST SPEAKERS:            Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Steven Brown, Rory J. McMahon, and Robert Zucker
Program:  “Lies, Damn Lies, and Private Eyes”

Join us for a blockbuster panel of private and forensic investigators who have tackled cases from adulterers to zillionaires and everything in between.   Hear about fascinating crimes to spark your imagination, and learn the tricks of the trade from these veteran pros.  Just don’t try anything shady around this bunch.

Acclaimed writer Carolina Garcia-Aguilera is the author of ten books as well as a contributor to many anthologies, but is perhaps best known for her Lupe Solano mystery series. Her books have been translated into twelve languages; ONE HOT SUMMER, her seventh novel, was made into a film for Lifetime Television. Ms. Garcia-Aguilera, who has been a private investigator for twenty-five years, has been the recipient of many awards.

Former FBI agent Steven Brown has been in the private investigative business since 1984. He has appeared on local television stations as well as national broadcasts like 60 Minutes with Mike Wallace. He has worked thousands of cases, from murders, criminal defense, and family law. He also is vice-president of Hindsight Services Inc., a background screening company. Steve is the author of the COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO PRIVATE INVESTIGATING and FIVE THINGS WOMEN NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MEN THEY DATE.

Former federal probation officer and college instructor Rory J. McMahon has been the President of R.J. McMahon and Associates, Inc. since 1991.  Although this is a full service detective agency, Rory specializes in criminal, civil and background investigations.   Rory is a Certified Legal Investigator, Florida Certified Investigator, Certified Criminal Defense Investigator, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is the author of seven textbooks, including FRAUD INVESTIGATION and PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATORS.

Robert W. Zucker, CPA/CFF, CGMA, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Zucker Forensics. He has personally represented more than 1,000 clients in litigation and consultation engagements inclusive of Matrimonial Litigation, Civil and Commercial Litigation, Business Valuation, Commercial Lease Audits, Fraud Investigation and Compliance Auditing. Robert has over 25 years of experience in forensic accounting, tax preparation for businesses, estates, individuals, trusts, limited liability companies and partnerships supervising governmental and industry audits, general accounting matters and advisor for businesses.

DATE:  Saturday, June 21, 2014
TIME:  11:30—Social mingling; 12:00—Luncheon and Business Meeting
PROGRAM:  1:00—“Lies, Damn Lies, and Private Eyes”
PLACE:  Doubletree by Hilton (formerly Deerfield Beach Hilton), 100 Fairway Drive, Deerfield Beach, 33441 (east at Hillsboro Blvd exit from I-95.)
COST:  $25 for MWA members; $30 for non-members.  Please note that those who do not reserve and prepay will pay $5 extra at the door, and be seated only if space is available.

RESERVATIONS/PREPAYMENT:   To reserve and pay through PayPal, visit the Chapter website, fill out the “Sign up for Luncheon meeting,” and click the “Pay Now” PayPal button.

To reserve and pay via mail: email with the subject line "MWA May Meeting" to reserve a spot.  In the body of the email, please include your name, the name of any guest you have invited, your email address, and telephone number.  Then write your check or money order payable to  “Mystery Writers of America/Florida Chapter'' and mail to Rick Wymer, 13900 Carlton Dr., Davie, FL 33330.

NEXT LUNCHEON IS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014:  Please save the date.

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