The Case of Wanted Man Edward Harold Bell - Unsolved Mysteries

A Texas man commits murder, then flees the United States.

Edward Harold Bell

The victim, Larry Dickens

CASE DETAILS

Bell exposed himself to children

Bryan, Texas, is the type of place that people have in mind when they dream of escaping the big city.  But in September of 1984, the illusion of small-town security was shattered for one local couple whom we will call Sue and Bill.  Sue had always considered herself strong and self-reliant.  However, the events of September 6th would test her character in ways she never imagined:

“My husband was leaving for work and I went back into the bathroom in the master bedroom to finish getting dressed. I was standing there, looking in the mirror, finishing up my hair, and I picked up the make-up mirror.  And I looked and he had a large hunting knife.”

Fearing for the safety of her child, Sue instinctively attacked.  She forced the intruder from the bathroom and then drove him out of the house at gunpoint:

“It was very quick. And I don’t think he was expecting me to do that.  I think he probably was expecting me to plead with him not to do anything, and I reversed the situation on him.”

Bell was finally captured in Panama

Sue had seen the man up close, but authorities were unable to identify him.  She and her husband tried to put the incident behind them.  Then four months later, Sue got another look at the attacker:

“I was going through the newspaper and I opened it up, and his picture was in the newspaper.  And I was just shocked to have found out what he had done.”

The newspaper listed the state’s most-wanted criminals. Right at the top was the knife-wielding intruder. His name was Edward Harold Bell.  Edward Bell’s long criminal record stretched back to 1969 and included aggravated rape and numerous counts of indecent exposure to children.  Sue also learned that Edward Bell was wanted for a shocking murder that took place on August 24, 1978.  That summer, 26-year-old Larry Dickens was visiting his mother and sister in Pasadena, Texas, a suburb of Houston.  An ex-marine and youth counselor, Larry was also the father of a three-year-old girl. According to his mother, Dorothy Lang, Larry was cutting her lawn when Edward Bell pulled up in his pick-up truck:

“I was standing at the kitchen window.  And there were a lot of children playing in the intersection right by our house. I saw this pick-up truck drive up.  He parked, and he got out of his truck, and he was nude from his waist down.”

Bell was sentenced to seventy years in prison

As Dorothy phoned the police, Larry went out to confront the flasher. His mother watched from the kitchen window as the man pulled out a gun:

“And I said, ‘Please don’t shoot him.’  And the man just shot him, anyway. And then he turned and started running out of our garage. And Larry, even with all those bullets in him, was still trying to stop this man.”

Larry had been shot four times in the chest and once in the head with a .22 pistol. At just that moment, Larry’s 17-year-old sister, Dawna, was returning home from cheerleading practice:

“I pulled up to the stop sign and I saw a man cross the street to the edge of my driveway. And I looked and I got a good close look at the man. And I tried to block his exit.  I realized he had just shot my brother.  I just started screaming. And I just screamed and screamed, and then, when I couldn’t scream anymore, I remember I just went over and I knelt down beside my brother and I watched him die.”

A dispatcher radioed the suspect’s description as police units headed to the scene. At that very instant, the officers recognized the suspect’s truck. Within 20 minutes of the murder, Bell was in the hands of police and on his way to face Larry’s mother and sister:

“They opened the back door of the police car so that I could see him there.  I just wanted to get my hands on him.  It hurts me so bad that he killed my brother. There’s always going to be an emptiness.  Part of me is missing.”

Incredibly, Edward Bell was released on bail less than two months after the murder. He quietly liquidated his assets, and with more than $140,000 in his pocket, disappeared.

Update:

When this story aired, at least two viewers recognized Edward Bell.  One said he had recently met Bell during a business trip to Panama City, Panama.  Another viewer claimed that Bell had lived in Panama for several years.  According to Special Agent Rolando Moss of the Houston FBI, Bell was prospecting for gold on land he owned near Panama City:

“The Panama police were able to locate Mr. Bell, at which time, they placed him under arrest, and the FBI, along with the Panama City Police Department then brought Mr. Bell back to the United States.”

Edward Harold Bell was convicted of murder and sentenced to 70 years in prison.  He has since been named as a “person of interest” in the murders of six young girls in the Galveston area.


Watch this case now on Amazon Prime in season five with Robert Stack and in season one with Dennis Farina. Also available on YouTube with Dennis Farina. Various seasons available now on Hulu.

 

40 Comments

  1. FLAVIA REBELO MOCHEL

    I Hope justice will deny parole . He is a psycho

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  2. 10then55now

    I lived in E Tx in the early 70’s and while walking home from school, was nearly pulled into the pickup of a ruddy-complexioned, very thick, curly-wavy, deep strawberry haired. (kind of dirty looking to me…) I was halfway through his window, grasped tightly by his ruddy, hairy arms and hands.
    In a sad, terrified, child’s mind, I was too scared to tell my mother so I went across the street and told our neighbor.

    It all makes such perfect sense as an adult…

    -empty road behind the middle school
    -only road that goes by the park
    -spring day

    At that time, my parents didn’t even call the police. Naive? Ignorant? I’ve no explanation. Honestly, I was pretty bewildered even as a child. Not that our inept, small town goon squad would’ve known what to do but still… might’ve been nice to let other parents and children know. ‍♀️

    Bell was a traveling salesman in the early 70’s. Probably not. But pretty uncanny.

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  3. Cat

    Edward Harold Bell is a serial killer, he may escape justice on earth but he still has to answer to the big man up stairs. I hope he feels the all the pain and fear of his victims and their families when the time comes.

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  4. LINDA

    I’M WATCHING THE SHOW… THE ELEVEN. I’M PRAYING THIS MONSTER NEVER GETS RELEASED… IF HE IS.. HE’LL MURDER AND RAPE AGAIN. I FEEL HE KNEW TO MUCH ABOUT THOSE MURDERS OF THOSE YOUNG GIRLS… AND IT’S WEIRD HOW THE MURDERS STOPPED WHEN HE SKIPPED BAIL AND HID. IT WOULD BE A INJUSTICE TO PUT THAT MAN BACK INTO SOCIETY AROUND YOUNG GIRLS. LEAVE HIM WHERE HE IS… SO CHILDREN ARE SAFE. PLEASE ..PLEASE.. I PRAY HIS PAROLE IS DENIED.

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  5. CHUCK

    The Justice system today has no real Justice! A “so called” Judge that released him on bail that allowed him to flee should of been bared from ever being a Judge over criminal cases. Bell should of received at least life without the possibility of parole if not the death sentence if the state had it in place. This is shocking to think that a system so one sided for the criminals instead of the victims this monster “might” get out to continue his exposing himself to young girls and murdering those he can with illegal guns he can get hold of.

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    • Anonymous

      I’m sorry Chuck, but I’d like to know where you gain knowledge about the criminal justice system… You clearly do not understand how it works. Only one in ten felony defendants are denied bail. Whether or not you agree with a majority of felony defendants being able to post bail, is something different. However, how could you say how horrible this judge is for not denying him bail???? Because the defendant in his case just happened to flee the country??? Because this case just happened to be publicized??? And you say this system is so one sided for criminals, yet about 25% of our population is in prison. Now I believe in justice and I loved the documentary because you could feel the passion from the retired detective and reporter to get exactly that. Edward Bell is most definitely sick, yet it is also sick how quick people are to shift blame anywhere they please. The only person responsible for Edward’s actions is himself. The rest of us can only do the best we can to stop and prevent the horrific and immoral things people do to others. I love to use this analogy when people seem to be quick to criticize those involved in law enforcement. Immagine an accountant or a dentist or an electrician constantly only being able to preform half of their job. That is how those of law enforcement feel every day as our system is flawed because no one can tell the future and no one can impose absolute control over society to prevent these things 100% of the time!!! The worst part is, they’re just people and they have to live with that every day.

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  6. Unknown

    Some children are born deformed physically and believe some born sick mentally…..cannot be corrected. Cant live in open society ….just too twisted.

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  7. Anonymous

    Really, should this man be free? He exposed himself to kids and killed a man who tried to stop him. No, he executed that man. He should never go free! He is a danger to society and should be locked up forever. Jonathan here may be a criminal or a pervert himself to say these things! I can’t believe this!

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  8. Anonymous

    Yeah, let him free so I can put 4 in his chest and 1 in his head.

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  9. unsolved freak

    Like this was his first murder… just probably had the luck of not getting caught.if the first lady in the interview hadn’t gone off she would have been raped and murdered

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  10. Jonathan wagers

    Larry dickens murder is sad he was young very well mannered and like helping his mother with her lawn when he came to visit her august 24th 1978 was when he was murdered he didn’t deserve what happened to him I hope edward bell suffers forever

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  11. SHARON

    THAT MAN IS A DOWN RIGHT DEVIL WHO KILLED ANOTHER HUMAN BEING I THINK HE OUGHT TO ROT IN HELL

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  12. Jojo West

    @Jonathan Please explain why you think that monster should ever be released. You think 20yrs serving is sufficient for all the pain he’s caused Larrys family. His daughter will serve a lifetime sentence of pain and suffering, never knowing her father, the loss and emptiness his family will have until the day they die. Taking an innocent mans life and Larry not having the chance to live or even the choice. No, no prison term will ever be sufficient enough for what that sick man has caused and although death in this case would be justifiable, I’m just glad that monster is in a cage where “it” belongs! He’s no human!!! Either you’re one as well or you’re related to this disgusting thing, otherwise, I’m dumbstruck and bewildered by your sick sympathy!!

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  13. Lisa Ortiz

    I know my father had something to do with the murders of the girls in 1970’s. I need someone to help me. I can and will start blowing these cases up again. I need all the help I can get…volunteers to do checks and research please contact me at Rayg1049@sbcglobal.net

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    • Debbie Horvei

      This may sound crazy however have you considered contaçting Kelly siegler from cold justic shes from texas and does this type of police work

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  14. Jeff

    Jonathan you want that monster free??? Maybe you are a murder/rapist like him…

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  15. Jonathan

    Let Edward bell free already

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  16. Jonathan

    Look at all the trouble that has happened. I feel that Larry Dickens should’ve just minded his dam business, u can’t go around being a hero in this day and age and expect any good deed to go unpunished. I admire his bravery though. Once a gun was brandished that should’ve been the cue to back the hell off. And as far as Edward Bell, 20 years IS a lifetime. And especially in Texas, prison is no joke. I think he should be released to live whatever life he’s got left in peace.

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    • Brooke

      “In this day and age”? Larry Dickens was murdered in 1978, not 2015. It is a shame that this man lost his life, but the most disgusting part is that after rape convictions and exposing himself to children that this man was free in 1978. If that wasn’t enough of a slap in the face, a judge lacking the sense God gave a goat allowed this nasty pervert out on bail! That’s the travesty here. This monster had 15 years of freedom while Larry Dickens’s family had 15 years of hell. It’s hard to imagine such slack justice in Texas considering their use of capital punishment. How this man escaped the death penalty in Texas and got 70 years w/ chance for parole in 20 years is beyond my comprehension.

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    • Shalee

      Why should he ever get to have any peace in his life when Larry’s family will never have peace? They will have to mourn their loss for the rest of their lives. Larry gave his life to save others from suffering a similar fate at the hands of this monster. This man is pure evil and he should rot in prison, and then in hell. My prayers are with Larry’s family, God bless you all!!

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    • Amanda

      You are an IDIOT! God forbid you ever need help in this life… I pray God spares your hateful soul. Do the world a favor and keep your moronic comments to yourself and stay off of the internet, you make humans look dumb.

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    • Reply

      Edward Bell needs NEVER to walk among us again. Let him have peace at the end of each day knowing he is safe from his own demons. They can’t make him hurt anyone who is not there.

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  17. ontonfela

    Hello. And Bye.

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  18. It is time for a change

    No one who is accused murder should get bail ………….

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  19. Alex

    This guy better never be free again, it was disgraceful he was ever given bail.

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  20. Fred Paige

    Larry Dickens was a hero. He stopped Bell from committing many more murders in Texas.

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  21. Anonymous

    This man should never be released! He is where he belongs and Wendy you are a very strong person! Edward bell will pay for his crimes and should not be released thank you unsolved mysteries for solving this case and giving people their life back. Thank you for all cases solved your show and services has helped countless people and will continue to do so!

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  22. Wendy Dickens

    I was that three year old daughter of Larry Dickens. I’m so thankful for unsolved mysteries for finding my daddy’s murderer. Edward stole a piece of my life. He forever changed my future. I pray he never is released. He ruined lives of many many people.

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    • Dan

      I know it has been 37 years. But I’m very sorry on what you have been through. Idiots like Edward Bell really break my back!! I hope Edward rots in prison!!

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    • Jeff

      Wendy my thoughts and prayers are always with you….my sister and my two young nephews were taken from my family by her selfish boyfriend

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    • sorry

      Sorry for your loss of not having a daddy around because of this sick man who should have been given the chair. Stay strong and i hope you are doing well.

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    • Judy Potts

      I know it’s been a few years since your comment so I hope you see this and I don’t take away from you losing your daddy it’s not right that you had to grow up without a father because of a monster but I can’t imagine what your grandma and aunt had to go through. I feel just horrible for all of you

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  23. Lissa

    Please tell me this man was denied parole!

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  24. grahamclayton

    An newspaper report in which Bell confesses to multiple crimes and blames his father for “brainwashing” him:

    http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Confessions-of-a-cold-blooded-killer-2187501.php

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Typically, we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.  This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely, even after you are no longer a CMP member, in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes, as well as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any of our agreements.  

 

Please note that you can request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data.  All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section below.  We can decide to delete your Personal Data if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other members, individuals, or third parties.  When we delete your Personal Data, it will be removed from our active databases or anonymized so that the data is no longer identified with you, but the data may remain in our archives if CMP determines that it is not practical or possible to delete it.

Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data.  By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.

You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.

In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.

If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.  We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. is the owner of this Website and retains all ownership rights to the information collected at this Website. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove provisions of this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted here, and we encourage you to check back from time to time. In addition, Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. will notify registered users of changes as they occur.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to accept cookies, beacons and third-party advertising. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for third-party ads.

ARTICLE 1. Personalization
1.1 We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your Website experience to your interests, and to send you information about Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. and its services as well as promotional material on behalf of some of our partners. We may use other information that you provide to us to show you content in which you may be interested and to display the content according to your preferences. We will also share this information within Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. in order to enhance your experience on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Websites.
1.2 In addition, we may share this information with advertisers or other third parties that are not part of the Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. family on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.

ARTICLE 2. Online Surveys/Contests
2.1 From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and contests. These may ask you for contact information (like name or email address) and demographic information (like zip code or age).
2.2 We may use this contact information from our surveys and contests to provide you with information about our company and promotional material on behalf of some of our partners, and to contact you when necessary.

ARTICLE 3. Shopping/Commercial Services
3.1 This Website may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products, and services. The order form will ask you to give us contact information (like name or email address), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age).

3.2 We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products and services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order.

3.3 We will use contact information from the order form to fulfill your orders. We may also use contact data to get in touch with you when necessary. We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your prior approval.

ARTICLE 4. Public forums
4.1 This Website may make available chat rooms, blogs, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information disclosed by you or by others enters the public domain and may be freely used by any other persons or entities using the site.

ARTICLE 5. Information Sharing With Third Parties
5.1 From time to time we may enter into a special relationship with another company that is not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. to provide additional features at this Website. These special relationships may include “powered by” partners, business partners, sponsors, and co-branded sites (referred to here as “co-branded pages”). These might include, for example, pages that share our name and that of another entity. You should look for a specific privacy statement on any such co-branded page. Any personal information that you provide when signing up at one of those co-branded pages may be shared with our third party partner. You should also check our partner’s website for information regarding its privacy policies.

5.2 Also, the nature of some features of our Website may require that we share personal information about you with persons or companies outside of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. For example, this may occur at a feature that enables you, via our Website, to ask questions of persons or entities that are not part of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. By responding to those features of the site, whether by email or direct entry of information on our Website, you are consenting to our transferring that information to such persons or entities.

5.3 With respect to specific registration modules, like contests, we may disclose personal information collected, and we may post a conspicuous statement on the registration module to the effect that we will be disclosing the information collected with third parties.

5.4 Finally, we may share any of the information collected from you with these other non- Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc companies in an aggregate basis. The aggregated information is not linked to any information that can identify you.

ARTICLE 6. IP Address and Log Files
6.1 We may use your IP address to administer our Website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you and your shopping cart, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

ARTICLE 7. Cookies
7.1 This Website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help our Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our Website may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the Website, to keep track of your shopping cart, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.

7.2 In addition, on occasion our site may also set a “session cookie” which helps us administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.

7.3 Finally, we may also use an ad network provider to help present advertisements on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. websites. This ad network provider, like other advertising service vendors, uses cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies on the hard drive of your computer to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, and to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, the provider collects non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the collection or use of such information.

ARTICLE 8. Banner Advertising
8.1 We have contracted with an ad-service to place banner advertising on our Website. All of the data provided and generated by the ad-server software remains in our possession. This feature of our Website may, on occasion, set “cookies” on your computer. Any information collected or stored by the ad-service or the cookies is treated in the same manner as other information described in this statement.

ARTICLE 9. Children’s Personal Information
9.1 Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act:

9.1.1 This site does NOT collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of thirteen (13).

9.1.2 In the event that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration and will delete information received from the child.

9.1.3 In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.

ARTICLE 10. Security of Your Personal Information
10.1 Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for information collected through this Website. We believe that we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we collect on our Website. We also use internal protections to limit access to users’ personal information to only those employees who need the information to perform a specific job.

ARTICLE 11. Sale or Merger
11.1 If this Website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc., you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this Website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, CMP will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this Website in a manner consistent with this statement, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.

ARTICLE 12. Legal Process
12.1 You should be aware that Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, such as in court or regulatory proceedings.

ARTICLE 13.  Contacting the Website

13.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at: unsolved@unsolved.com.

ARTICLE 14.  general information

14.1        Choice of Law:  This Agreement and the Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California , as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles.

14.2        Choice of Forum:  You agree that any cause of action you or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. brings to enforce this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Website and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be submitted to arbitration in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, United States of America in accordance with the commercial rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect (as amended herein), provided that said arbitration shall be heard before a single arbitrator, who shall be a retired judge, selected pursuant to such rules and regulations, and shall be conducted on an expedited basis and in confidence. The arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and any other agreements I may enter into with you, and shall be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys’ fees.  Each party expressly waives any right to a jury.  Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

14.4        If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason unenforceable then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. with respect to the use of this Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc.

ARTICLE 15.  European Union and Other Foreign Nations

15.1        This Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States.  Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. makes no representation that this Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations.  By using this Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.