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South Plainfield Public Library presents Accidental P.I.: A Private Investigator's Fifty-Year Search for the Facts

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Saturday, November 19th from 1-3pm, South Plainfield Public Library welcomes David Watts who will present a presentation and hold a book signing for his book, Accidental P.I.: A Private Investigator’s Fifty-Year Search for the FactsAccidental P.I. takes you on a thrill ride following the fifty-year professional career of Private Investigator David Watts.  This behind-the-scenes peek at real-life cases shows how investigators really get the job done, not like in the movies or on TV.  Dave will discuss some of the real-life cases of murder, fraud, corruption, tragic fatalities and even the 1967 Plainfield, New Jersey Riot – up close and personal!  Award winning and bestselling author, Randy Wayne White said of Accidental P.I, “I thoroughly enjoyed Accidental P.I. by David B. Watts.  It is a riveting series of tales that are all the more compelling because they are fact, not fiction, although Watts writes with the skill of a novelist.”

 

David B. Watts, a licensed private investigator for the past four decades, specializes in fraud and business investigations.  He and Linda, his wife of 53 years, worked for major law firms and the Fortune 500 in the busy New York to Philadelphia corridor on cases ranging from kickbacks to special security issues. Dave has also worked several murder cases and innumerable insurance fraud matters.  His investigation career began in his twenties as a Plainfield, New Jersey patrolman. He was promoted to detective, and then joined the Union County Prosecutor’s Office as a County Investigator. These early experiences eventually launched him into a lifetime of investigation work in the private sector.  His pursuit of the facts brought him into state and federal courts as well as the board rooms of major corporations.  He continues to take on special investigations, now in his seventies.  This program is presented free and no registration is required.

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