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John A. Hoda - Portrait Photo

John A. Hoda – Portrait Photo

John A. Hoda graduated in 1975 with a B.S. in Criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

He is a former Police Officer, Insurance Fraud Investigator and for the past 20 years has run a successful Private Investigations business. Many of his cases made the headlines of the Philadelphia Inquirer and the New Haven Register.

He has written numerous articles for PI Magazine and other publications and has created the DVD: The Ultimate Guide to Taking Statements. He is a frequent guest blogger and webinar presenter on Investigative Interviewing.

John has sat on the boards of the both the National Association of Legal Investigators and the CT Assoc. of Licensed Private Investigators.

He is a Certified Legal Investigator and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He answered the writing muse in 2013 with his debut novel: Phantasy Baseball which can be found in e-Book on most platforms and in Soft Cover through CreateSpace on Amazon. It is a story of an average Joe that though luck and circumstance gets a one in a million chance to play in the Major Leagues. (Amazon link)

Through the years, He told his stories about his latest cases over coffee, at parties or at dinner engagements. Told repeatedly to write them down, he finally did with
Mugshots: My Favorite Detective Stories which can be found in e-Book on most platforms and in print through CreateSpace and IngramSpark. A free copy is yours for downloading (Click Here)
Odessa on the Delaware is slated for a Fall 2018 release introducing FBI Agent Marsha O’Shea.

John has been a lifetime athlete, playing club soccer and semi-professional football, running marathons and bicycling long distance.

His creative activities also include writing, producing and acting in amateur theater.

John can be found on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn or though the CONTACT button.

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