They Never Thought I'd Find Them but I Did!
When people ask what I do for a living, I tell them "I read minds". This is not far from the truth. The case of the Chedidi's* stands out in this regard. In about 2007, the international investment company I worked for gave me an assignment to find a couple named Jack and Lily Chedidi* who were owners of unclaimed property in the US. Their last known address was in London. My only responsibility was to return the phone number of the couple or their next of kin, leaving the business end of things to the investment company. Easy enough. I searched the UK phone books on www.numberway.com, to discover there was only one [...]