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Old 9 September 2020, 13:50
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The Shadow Group

Has anyone worked with this group out of Miami. The main guy is claiming BW from 2014 on so there is that. Did all the social media digging already, looking for first hand experiences.

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Old 9 September 2020, 22:40
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Looks like they sell T Shirts, very impressive!
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Old 10 September 2020, 08:56
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Sounds like what I would have fantasized about naming my very own security firm...in 7th grade.

Oh look the shirts have skulls with vampire fangs. Edgy!
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Old 10 September 2020, 09:08
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Is that R. Kelly on the webpage?
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Old 10 September 2020, 12:13
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Solidsnake, I'd bet a paycheck or even two that you'll find nobody on this site who's actually done any "work" with this gentleman. I'd be very surprised to see his actual credentials, if any. If you are considering some sort of an arrangement, I'd caution that Caveat Emptor.

It might be R. Kelly, and while I've heard the name, I've no clue who he is. I'm thinking this guy's true name is more like Emmett Kelley, who's the better clown remains to be seen....

For you youngster knuckedraggers who don't know their history, here's a pic of Emmett Kelley, often considered the best clown ever:

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Old 10 September 2020, 12:19
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Oh look the shirts have skulls with vampire fangs. Edgy!
This made me laugh out loud. It’s comically bad.
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Old 10 September 2020, 13:43
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From their site:
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The Shadow Group offers a plethora of exclusive physical security and investigative solutions worldwide.
I can't get The Three Amigos out of my head now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWld721Wk-Q
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Old 10 September 2020, 15:07
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Had me at Plethora! I think I saw him on Shark Tank looking for funding. Mark Cuban asked what is weapon of choice was he said " big gun" Mark said "for that reason I'am out".
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Old 10 September 2020, 18:52
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Just a quick view of their Instagram And Twitter pages tells me all I need to know. A big Nope. Perhaps they helped with planning for the invasion of Venezuela?
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Old 10 September 2020, 20:55
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Im not sure these guys can spell Venezuela...
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Old 10 September 2020, 21:34
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Blackwater in 2014 is a no-go. They changed to XE way back in 2009, sold what was left after firing all the SOF guys. But hey, give them a try and come back and let us know how that worked out for you.
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Old 10 September 2020, 22:36
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There are two shadow group llc’s. The one registered in Miami and is listed as inactive and their principal address is in a rundown house. The mailing address is in Arlington, VA. If I am doing my due diligence, this is probably not my company. The one in Columbus GA has a few more associations with other companies based off of the addresses used.
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Old 10 September 2020, 23:14
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The company I think most are looking at is located in West Palm... their website is fairly new.. 2020 registration and they claim a "copyright".. ... they are also maintaining several social media accounts.. they just posted a pic on their IG account 3 hours ago.. If they are inactive, someone needs to tell them.. because someone is still soliciting business for them..

There is a second Shadow Group in South Florida.. it claims to have offices in Boca Raton and in Manhattan.. website was put up in 2018... Their CEO claims to have experience in the USMC, US Army, DOD Counterinteligence, and as a "COIN Contractor".. They actually list a DUNS number and CAGE Code..

But they appear, at least by their website, to be just as hokie and FOS as the other Shadow Group..

I dont see anything on the Columbus GA company other than a manta listing claiming they were formed in 2014.. no web presence or social media that I can find at all..

Theres also another manta listing for a Shadow Group in SC.. they claim to be real estate developers though.. not security peeps..
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Old 10 September 2020, 23:48
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Between the two, I'd go with the one who has the bodyguards who have been ruthlessly trained.

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Our Bodyguards are ruthlessly trained, decades-of-experience professionals at the top of their game.
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Old 10 September 2020, 23:49
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I stand corrected. I was looking at LLCs. The proper registration is SHADOW GROUP PERSONAL PROTECTION AGENCY, INC. The owners linkedin is https://(www) .linkedin.com/in/shamir-bolivar-984b2832
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Between the two, I'd go with the one who has the bodyguards who have been ruthlessly trained.
But do they have a plethora of them?
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Old 11 September 2020, 07:24
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Why does Ruth get such a bad rap?
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Old 11 September 2020, 07:53
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Never mind, the Linkedin page cleared up the confusion. Yeah, still..no. I wouldn't even give a .05 second thought to doing business with this "company" after a review of his social media presence.

Well he is on a podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SW2s9BImHw

Here is one of his fine clients

https://www.complex.com/music/2019/1...ollars-experts
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Old 11 September 2020, 11:43
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But do they have a plethora of them?
Do you know what a plethora is? I would not like to think that someone would tell someone else he has a plethora, and then find out that that person has no idea what it means to have a plethora.
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