Brad Nathanson Investigations (B.N.I.) Covers all aspects of commercial, criminal and domestic Investigations to include the procurement of privileged information, polygraphs, physical and electronic surveillance and specialist debt collection, also integrity assessments, lifestyle appraisals, background checks and close protection.



Section 42 of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 allows a Private Person to make an arrest in the following circumstances:

A Private Person can arrest any person without a warrant –
• who commits or attempt to commit an offence in his presence or whom he reasonably suspects of having committed an offence as referred to in Schedule 1;
• whom he reasonably believes to have committed any offence and to be escaping from and to be freshly pursued by a person whom such private person reasonably believes to have authority to arrest that person for that offence;
• whom he is by any law authorized to arrest without a warrant in respect of any offence specified in law
• whom he sees engaged in an affray

BNI did nothing unlawful during the detention of kidnapping, rape and murder accused in the SIAM LEE case, after which he was placed into SAPS custody.

1. Would we risk making any mistake in this case so as to compromise it’s outcome? Never with intention.
2. Did we enter the accused’s home before the SAPS LCRC? Never – This was a crime scene to us in more than one case.
3. Did BNI seize the accused’s vehicle? No BNI did not. The SAPS seized the vehicle.

“Deflection” – The oldest defense in the history of consequence. The accused’s allegations are completely and utterly predictable.

This is not our first rodeo ride.
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This office is needing information on these items that were offered up for sale by a man who gave his name as "Frikkie". Anybody with information is asked to contact us via inbox, email or call Brad directly on 0832502007. This transaction was to take place in the Upper Highway area. All information will be treated confidentially.
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So, John is in Durban on business and decides to amuse himself with an escort. John goes onto the net and seeks out an escort agency and thereafter selects, from an array of photos on display on the site, his escort for an hour. The price agreed to telephonically is R1,200.00.

Once the deed is done however, John is accosted by a man who introduces himself as the escort's "carer". He demands from John an extra R1,200.00 after falsely accusing John of having been more than an hour with the escort. To avoid confrontation, John pays.

The carer then demands another R400.00 from John for transport. Although this was not agreed to or discussed prior, John pays. Immediately, a further R1,950.00 is demanded from John because his escort missed her next booking whilst they were bantering over what was due to her. John paid.

The following day John is in a work meeting when he is called again by the carer who demands a further R2,900.00, this time in respect of the "the two teams of in-house investigators" allegedly employed by the agency and assigned to locate John in the event of him deciding not to pay. John paid again, bringing his fee for services rendered to a staggering R7,650.00 per hour.

John has changed his mobile number.
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I was at first reluctant to go onto whatsapp but in the beginning, I found value in the ease at which one could communicate things quickly and effectively via this platform. Until recently however, I realized that my mobile phone had become an appendage as I was receiving between 800 and 1000 whatsapp messages a day, not all of which I had to respond to but at the very least, because of the different groups to which I belonged, I had to scan each message.

On Thursday 4 April I woke up to 287 whatsapp messages that had come in overnight. By Thursday night, I decided to go off whatsapp and sent a message advising that such would be my last communication from this platform. This sparked scores of whatsapp messages, text messages, phonecalls, FB inbox messages and emails asking “Why?” As if I didn’t have reason enough I now know that a private and confidential voice-note to a friend the morning after the arrest of the man charged with the kidnapping and murder of SIAM LEE, has all but gone viral and will be heard in court this week during the accused’s bail application. I am yet to hear whether this conversation is indeed a recording of my voice or whether such has been tampered with. Either way, this was a private and confidential voicenote and was not intended for public consumption.

Forewarned is forearmed.
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KZN - La Mercy – Lungelani

Please assist us in finding missing Bongekile Malinga

She suffers from developmental disability/developmental delay. She went missing on 29-3-2018 at 6pm.
She went out to go to the loo and never came back. Her Aunt very shortly afterwards realized that she was missing. She has put the attached notices up everywhere and has been around the settlement looking for her.

The settlement is in La Mercy – Lungelani.

If you have any information please contact the number on the note or contact Esmé on 0784219167 or email
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4 weeks ago

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Look what we recovered for our client .......... a photograph of the money that was stolen from him .......... 😳😳

In June of 2017 our client was defrauded by one EMMANUEL NAIDOO who purported that he was selling "High End Graphics Cards". Naturally, the cards did not materialize even though the client had paid out R180k.

Mr. Naidoo, despite his physicality, proved to be most illusive.

As a result of a number of parallel investigations this office, along with SAPS Durban North, finally arrested the suspect at a house in Verulam yesterday.

Please contact this office should you have cases against this suspect and/or a similar experience with him.

Special thanks to Shane Brits (BNI), Justin (BNI), Sgt Ngubane (SAPS Durban North) and Sgt. Ntombele (SAPS Durban North).

* Bottom left photo is of the money that was stolen from our client and used to brag with on social media.
* Bottom right photo of suspect in the company of Sgt. Ntombela.
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Please visit our Pet Detectives site in order to assist us in investigations which involve animal theft, dog fighting rings and missing/lost pets.

You can find us here:

Pet Detectives - Brad Nathanson Investigations

Thank you

BNI admin
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2 months ago

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These were the headlines in yesterday’s Sunday Tribune. All true, if the reporter was referring to the information given to the newspapers by a “confidential informant” who suspiciously has never reported this version to the SAPS nor to myself in all of this time.

We said formal farewell to Siam Lee on Friday 2 March at a modest private ceremony held at Stellawood cemetery. All of the finger-pointing and sensationalism surrounding this case was brought to a sobering and abrupt halt when Theresa Lukan (a teacher of Siam and friend of the family) gave her eulogy in which she described Siam as a young girl with a beautiful heart and big dreams. This took me back to the court-room where I had to listen to the accused in the killing of Siam whining about the matrass in his cell being too thin for comfort. He is still alive to feel the discomfort!

As if the pain of the funeral was not enough for family and friends, along comes a “confidential informant” who paints Siam as a drug dealer, a user of Crystal Meth and Siam’s killer is discounted from serial rapist, kidnapper and murderer to “drug dealer”.

Just to put things into perspective, I wish to state the following:-

In March of 2016 a couple from our Church asked to meet with my wife Esme’ and I after Sunday service to which we agreed. Their 20 year old daughter sat in on the meeting. For the sake of argument we will call her Sam.

Sam had been working as a masseuse at a massage parlour in Northdene when a man came in for a massage after which he requested sex. When Sam refused the man’s advances and promises of money the man left only to return this time with a firearm. At gunpoint Sam was herded into a Mercedes Benz apparently, that of the man and she was forced to undress. She was made to lie naked behind the drivers seat and passenger seat of the coupe’.

By estimation, Sam knew that she was being taken West of Durban. When the vehicle eventually came to a stop it was already parked inside a garage so Sam had no idea where she was.

Sam was allegedly raped all day by this monster. The details of this are contained in her affidavit.

During the course of the day Sam was momentarily left alone. She was able to look out from the house into the surrounding area and noted that there were properties with horses. As dusk arrived, the man told Sam to dress. He then loaded her back into his car via an inter-leading door from the main house into the garage and took Sam back to Northdene where he left her with the warning that is she reported the incident, that he would kill her.

Esme’ and I put Sam into our own car the following day and drove the areas of Summerveld, Assagay, Bothas-Hill, Peacevale and Drummond to see if we could get Sam to recognize any landmark. Late that afternoon Sam pointed out number 3 Controversey Place Assagay. Sam was however not sure enough for us to move forward and a cursory look at the house and who owned it did not raise any alarms. There was the chance that Sam was wrong and at least, Sam was no longer willing to pursue the matter.

When the man who is accused of murdering Siam became my person of interest, and I established his address, that being number 3 Controversey Place, Assagay, I knew that I had the right man by modus operandi.

Remember two things:-

1. I was present when the man who is accused of Siam’s murder confessed in graphic detail. He is NOT a drug dealer. He is a monster and a sexual predator.
2. This office has received email upon email from ‘working” women who have encountered this man and who told us stories that horror movies are made of. I reiterate, he is a monster.

Since his arrest, Sam pointed this man out on an identity parade held in January 2018.

All of these things will come out in trial but in the meanwhile, do NOT discount this man’s level of evil because this is an injustice to the life of Siam Lee who may have died for a greater good, that being to stop this monster in his tracks and before he went on to hurt others.

With regard to the story that made front page of the paper yesterday, it is ironic that this story should surface simultaneous to a request from one of Nan Lee’s friends for me to look into the alleged theft by another of monies that were donated and should have been appropriated to Siam’s funeral. I suggest that yesterday’s story was designed by the “confidential informant” to take the spotlight off the theft of which, I will get to the bottom of.

Let the facts speak for themselves. His day in court is looming. In Justice we pray.

RIP young lady. May your death not be in vane.
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