A SAMPLING OF PROFESSIONAL COMMENTS *
                                                   *All originals on file in the offices of Tactical Investigative Services.

"Perhaps the ultimate complement belongs to you and your people when (U.N. Ambassador, Jeane)
Kirkpatrick’s traveling aide commented that never in all their years together, including State Department
events, were things handled with the precision or organization they enjoyed during their San Diego Stay."
(11/1985)

Private Client

"(Newman’s) ability to work hard and produce an efficient work output is unsurpassed by any individual I
have worked with." (08/1987)

Private Client

"The District Attorney (called) to tell me he thought our investigation of this case was exceptional. That type
of complement is, indeed, a rarity." (11/1987)

Counsel

"An exceptionally qualified and thoroughly hardworking investigator." (06/1989)

Counsel

"A tribute to your success is that (the opposition) attorney asked me for your name. His firm would like to
use your services. He stated that previous investigators were not nearly as proficient" (04/1990)

Counsel

"I thank you for all your firm's valuable assistance on this matter." (06/1990)

Counsel.

"I always found Mr. Newman to be dedicated, thorough and tenacious. (He) has no problem in evaluating
issues in the most complex of cases." (08/1990)

Counsel

"Mike possesses extraordinary investigative skills. I've never once found it necessary to find another
investigator because witnesses were in Southeast San Diego, Barrio Logan, Linda Vista, Poway or La Jolla."
(08/1990)

Counsel

"I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for all your help, hard work and
testimony in the Elias case. As a result of your efforts, Mr. Elias is now a free man." (02/1991)

Counsel

"Thanks for your fine effort in this case. The case was favorably settled and I appreciate your working with
us." (07/1991)

Counsel

"Your investigation work has been outstanding". (12/1993)

Counsel

"Thank you for all the extra time, caring, and empathy you have put into the investigation." (04/1994)

Private Client

"I would like to express my appreciation of the excellent way you handled the investigation that you recently
concluded for me. I was a little apprehensive, since this was the first time I have ever needed the services of
an investigator. As you know, this was a very delicate case. The reports you provided were very thorough,
objective and highly readable. Throughout the investigation, you have displayed a great deal of experience
and understanding of the delicate issues involved." (08/1994)

Private Client

"The Wade case has settled. On behalf of my office and the Wade family, we offer our sincere heartfelt
thanks." (06/1995)

Counsel

"I would like to take this opportunity to extend to you our thanks, on behalf of both our law firm and our
client, for the exemplary effort put forth by you and your staff in the above-referenced case. There is no
doubt that the outcome of the case was significantly influenced by your investigation, which we found to be
extremely professional, and dedicated." (01/1996)

Counsel

"Tactical did an excellent job in the investigation resulting in a favorable resolution of this case."

Counsel

"Mr. Newman is not just a private investigator. He is a full-service provider of investigative and support
services. Mr. Newman conducts his business in a thorough and professional manner. I believe him to have
the highest standards of conduct not only for himself, but for his entire agency." (10/1996)

Private Client

"Bob’s father and I were impressed that you were successful in locating his son in light of a previous failed
attempt by another investigator." (12/1996)

Counsel

"I want to thank you for your help in the cases referenced above. As all these cases deal with hazardous
waste and pollution issues, your investigations have helped not only my client in prevailing, but have helped
the mass populous in that the environment benefits as well. You should be proud of your work; I am."
(05/1997)

Counsel

"I (was) impressed with the extensive and thorough investigation performed by Tactical…..(which was)
outstanding and contributed directly to the favorable outcome of the case." (05/1997)

Counsel

"The client was elated when she heard just the bare facts. She said it was the best holiday gift of all. Upon my
return to town she was told all that you related and she was beyond elated (I don’t have any idea how to
express that emotion)." (12/1998)

Private Client

"Mike Newman, Tacticals principal, has worked on numerous cases for me over the years, and I am
extremely pleased with the timeliness and quality of their work." (12/1998)

Counsel

"I appreciate the thoroughness with which you have conducted your investigation." (12/1998)

Counsel

"As always, it’s truly impossible to thank you enough for all the hard work you, Okins and everyone else on
your staff does on my cases." (01/1999)

Counsel

"I want to thank you and your staff for the outstanding service provided to me and to my son. You have
provided not only valuable information, but also all the information we need to assist our lawyer in presenting
and completing our efforts to close this disappointing chapter." (01/1999)

Private Client

                                                          (Additional Comments Through to Present On File)