Cynthia Hetherington, CFE, and founder of the Hetherington Group has over 20 years of experience in research, investigations, and corporate intelligence. Widely-published, Cynthia authored The Guide to Due Diligence Online (2015), Business Background Investigations (2007), the Manual to Online Public Records, 4th Ed. (2017), and is the publisher of Data2know.com: Internet & Online Intelligence Newsletter. Cynthia is also a faculty member at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where she teaches a program on advanced Internet fraud investigations and named 2012 James Baker Speaker of the Year.
Cynthia has a BA from Montclair State College, an MS in Information Systems Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and an MS in Library Science from Rutgers. She is a past president of both the Association of Independent Information Professionals & the New Jersey Association of Licensed Private Investigators and past chairman of ASIS International Economic Crime Committee.