Out of Australia

A Tulsa businessman engaged in a bitter custody battle with his ex-wife was dismayed to arrive at her home one day to visit his children and find the house deserted, a for sale sign in the front yard, and the woman and children gone without a trace.

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A Tulsa businessman engaged in a bitter custody battle with his ex-wife was dismayed to arrive at her home one day to visit his children and find the house deserted, a for sale sign in the front yard, and the woman and children gone without a trace.

 

Months went by, and the man heard nothing from his children, though a court had awarded him custody of them. Sick with worry, he hired Glanz to find the children, whose trail had long since gone cold. Developing and following an unlikely lead generated from an innocent-looking postcard, the private investigator flew to Australia, and quickly and discreetly located the children without tipping off their mother to his presence.

Glanz contacted the children’s father, and the relieved man caught the next plan to Australia to take part in their recovery. Upon his arrival, Glanz calmly engineered the children’s joyful reunion with their father and oversaw the family’s safe return to the United States – a journey that had taken them as far from Oklahoma as they could go.

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The Wall Street Journal calls him “The Super Sleuth” —and with good reason. For more than 40 years, Tulsa private investigator Gary Glanz has been solving major crimes, locating missing people, recovering tens of millions of dollars in cash and other valuable materials and securing priceless art collections—all with a flair, and a sense of professionalism and discretion that have earned him an international reputation. Originally making a name for himself as one of the youngest detectives in the history of the Tulsa Police Department, where he received numerous awards and citations, Glanz left the police department in 1967 to establish his own private investigative firm. Gary G...

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