Charles Montaldo is a former private investigator and writer specializing in crime-related topics. In addition to his own articles, many books reference his work, including Criminal Law by Storm (Lulu, 2015), Criminal Procedure by Storm (Lulu, 2016), and Murder Chronicles: A Collection of Chilling True Crime Tales (R. Barri Flowers, 2014). Also, numerous websites republish Montaldo's insightful and useful information about how to spot and avoid crime and fraud.
Montaldo was a licensed private investigator, working with law enforcement agencies and insurance companies investigating crime and fraud. He became intrigued by this line of work after owning a general insurance agency where he encountered many instances of fraudulent claims.
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