Frank C. Dupuy
Dupuy was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where his father was finishing
his degree in petroleum engineering at LSU. When he was two years old,
the family moved to Rosenberg, Texas. While Frank was in the 6th grade,
his father was hired as the head of the Mexican operation for Gulf Sulphur.
For three years, the Dupuy family resided in a mining camp in the jungles
of southern Veracruz, an hours ride by boat from the nearest town
of any size. During that time, Mrs. Dupuy taught Frank and his two younger
brothers. When Frank started his freshman year of high school, the Dupuys
moved to Mexico City where he attended the Colegio Americano, S.A through
his junior year. He spent his senior year of high school at Memorial Senior
High School in Spring Branch, Texas.
Mr. Dupuy attended the University of Texas at Austin for a semester, majored
in extracurricular activities, and joined the Army. As a rifleman in the
Americal Division in Vietnam in 1969, he was wounded twice and spent his
last four months in a military hospital.
Returning to the University of Texas in the spring of 1970, Frank majored
in Latin American Political Science, graduating in the fall of 1973. During
his senior year, Dupuy was the head of security for a group of department
stores in Austin, thus beginning his career in Loss Prevention and investigations.
After graduation, Dupuy worked as a private investigator in New Orleans
until he was hired as a USINS Border Patrol Agent in 1974. He was assigned
to Ysleta, a small station down-river from El Paso. After eighteen months,
he transferred to Criminal Investigations in El Paso. Fourteen INS Criminal
Investigators covered all of New Mexico and sixteen west Texas counties.
Dupuy left the INS in 1978 and has since held executive loss prevention
positions in manufacturing, banking and retail. As a private investigator
specializing in corporate fraud and embezzlement, Dupuy traveled extensively,
handling a variety of intricate and sensitive situations for numerous
corporations and banks. He has a 90% success rate in solving crimes.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, Dupuy considers himself a Texanized
Cajun with Mexican tendencies. OHIO SALT is his first