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Channel 9
One of Australia’s most notorious conmen arrested

In co-ordination with A Current Affair, Ken Gamble of Gamble Investigations International and sister company Internet Fraud Watchdog, locates conman and convicted fraudster Peter Foster. After failing to appear in Court a year ago following his slimming scam SensaSlim, Foster has been wanted by Interpol. Using the alias Mark Hughes, he has also masterminded a scam under the guise of Sports Trading Club - an online ponzi scheme which raked in more than AU$10 million. Believing their investments were for betting on worldwide sporting events, hundreds of Australians have been funding, amongst other things, Peter Foster’s yacht. A Current Affair shows Peter Foster’s dramatic arrest on 28th October 2014 close to the rented 5-bedroom luxury house near Byron Bay where he has been hiding out and running STC.

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Channel 9
Pickering embroiled in sports bet scam

Cartoonist Larry Pickering, father of 11 with a taste for the Champagne lifestyle, is exposed by Ken Gamble, a renowned specialist in detecting internet fraud. Using the alias Paul Perry and company name Cohen Strachan Investment (CSI Arbitrage) Pickering masterminded a highly sophisticated sports betting scam from the Australian Gold Coast. Lured into purchasing bogus sports betting software and backing non-existent sports betting traders in Hong Kong, some 300 investors lost millions of dollars. Queensland Police are now investigating after receiving a huge dossier of evidence compiled by Gamble.

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ABC 7.30
ABC 7.30
Cybercrime wave hits businesses worldwide

Ken Gamble talks to ABC 7.30 about the current wave of cybercrime and the extensive hacking of websites of small companies through to giants like Google, Sony and the CIA. Discussing the war against cybercrime - now reported to be the no. 1 organised crime - shortly before the Federal Government's announcement of new cybercrime legislation.

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FOX
Baby Gabriel - answers lie within phone records

Ken Gamble, who was hired by the father of Gabriel Johnson, claims the San Antonio Police Department is looking in the wrong direction for the missing baby. The renowned international investigator tells Fox San Antonio that the answers to what happened to the baby lie within the phone records of Jack and Tammi Smith, the couple he is convinced assisted in the disappearance of Gabriel.

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Seven Network
Ken Gamble on Today Tonight

Two thousand Australian holidaymakers were left at home feeling cheated and conned after paying for a Gold Coast holiday and receiving nothing. For some this was to be a holiday of a lifetime or an anniversary celebration, and for some young families their first holiday together. Private investigator Ken Gamble stepped in to track down and confront Rodney Turner, director of Accommodation 1, over the missing one million dollars.

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Fox Pheonix
Ken Gamble breaks silence in missing baby case

PHOENIX - New information is coming out in the search for baby Gabriel Johnson missing since December: the family's private investigator is releasing his findings and says the child's mother did not hurt Gabriel.

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ITV
New Homes from Hell 2009 - Buying Abroad

Many years after British citizens paid developer De Sanvil Properties of Vélez-Rubio to build villas for them in Spain, the idyllic properties were non-existent, the purchasers had received no refunds and one couple who had invested their life savings faced bankruptcy. With the disappearance not only of the purchasers’ funds but also of Tim de Sanvil (Henry Timothy Dakin) himself, ITV’s Homes from Hell hired Ken Gamble to locate him.

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ITV
New Homes from Hell 2009 - First Time Buyers

After two old school friends purchased a newly-built property in London, on moving-in they found it was uninhabitable, with no gas supply, no heating or hot water, no legal water supply and extensive damp. More than that, the developer Chris Allison (Peter Christian Allison), a previous director of a string of dissolved companies, was nowhere to be found. Eighteen months later when the purchasers still had to rent and live elsewhere, as well as pay the mortgage on the property, ITV’s Homes from Hell brought in Ken Gamble to track down the elusive property developer.

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Channel 9
Ken Gamble rescues kidnapped child in Egypt

On May 11, 2009, the powerful combination of Gamble’s unwavering commitment, expertise and heart resulted in the return of a young girl into her Australian mother’s arms after she had been kidnapped at the age of four. Gamble first learned of the case in April 2007 when the story aired on Australia’s A Current Affair. Watching a fruitless effort to find the little girl kidnapped by her strict Muslim father and living in hiding in Egypt, Gamble knew that he not only could, but had to, help right this tragic wrong. Retained by the show, Gamble started a long and complex search with the desperate and heartbroken mother, which ultimately led to the rescue of her daughter.

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Seven Network
Today Tonight: Beijing Olympics gold medal scam

Ken Gamble talks to Today Tonight about the mastermind behind the Beijing Olympics 2008 ticketing scam, Terence Shepherd, Britain’s biggest ticket fraudster. After tracking him around the world, Ken Gamble exposed Shepherd to authorities some 12 months before the scam. Terence Shepherd and the Xclusive companies then went on to sell £5 million of non-existent tickets to over 10,000 customers before being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office and the Metropolitan Police.

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ITV
Tonight with Trevor McDonald

During the 2007 World Cup in Paris, Ken Gamble tracked down and exposed a ticket tout who was about to go live with a website selling fake tickets, and confronted him on camera for the programme Tonight with Trevor McDonald. The website sold only one ticket and that was to Ken Gamble - due to his efforts no rugby fans were disappointed.

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