Jules Kroll: Danger Is His Business

This corporate gumshoe is empire-building

With his bullet-shaped head and bulldog face, Jules B. Kroll at first glance seems like a two-fisted shamus out of a Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett detective yarn. It's an image Kroll has long enjoyed as he built his Kroll Associates into the country's leading private-eye agency. But over the past year, Kroll has moved far beyond the corporate investigative work for which he has become so well known.

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