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  • Catfishing and Fake Dating Profile Scams
    by sloan on August 9, 2019

    An Investigator’s Insight into Spotting Fake Internet Profiles Catfishing attempts and people being contacted via fake online dating profiles is all too common in our line of work.  A person meets another person online, romance ensues, trust builds, yet something just does not seem right! If your intuition is telling you that you need a ... Read more The post Catfishing and Fake Dating Profile Scams appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • Why are People Nervous to Hire a Private Investigator?
    by sloan on July 18, 2019

    While it is understandable to be nervous about hiring a private investigator, you should conduct your own initial research in finding the right firm that works for you. Spend time in speaking with multiple private investigators to get a better feel of their work ethic, expertise, and professionalism. There are many reasons why someone would ... Read more The post Why are People Nervous to Hire a Private Investigator? appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • Top 5 Private Investigator FAQ’s
    by sloan on July 2, 2019

    There are many common misconceptions regarding what a private investigator really is. We are not a law enforcement entity that can kick down the front door of criminal’s residence; rather, we are a privately owned and operated company that has established a good reputation for locating individuals and producing the results that our clients are ... Read more The post Top 5 Private Investigator FAQ’s appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • Why Hire a Private Investigator for Surveillance?
    by sloan on June 25, 2019

    Breaking the Stigma of Hiring a Private Investigator to do Surveillance I’m here to expose private investigators and the true potential they hold as professionals! If you’ve been thinking about utilizing an investigator for surveillance but just haven’t found the right push, then this is for you. If you have hired a PI in the ... Read more The post Why Hire a Private Investigator for Surveillance? appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • How to Choose an Investigative Agency
    by stephanie on March 19, 2019

    A quick search of a private investigator or an investigative agency can pull up a wide variety of options, from individual PI’s to large security firms. In fact, if you search on Google, you will be given the local PI’s near the top of the list. Choosing from this list can be intimidating, especially if ... Read more The post How to Choose an Investigative Agency appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • Social Media Investigations: What to do when a Subject Isn’t on Social Media
    by sloan on March 7, 2019

    What are social media investigations many would ask?  This is an in-depth analysis with the diligence put forth by experts on identifying social media platforms and scraping the internet for information, including general web references on the subject in question.  More importantly, this can benefit clients from different industries, including the need of a social media ... Read more The post Social Media Investigations: What to do when a Subject Isn’t on Social Media […]

  • What does it Mean to be a Private Investigator?
    by sloan on February 28, 2019

    For many people, a private investigator takes the undertone of what we see in pop culture. These shows often depict investigators as people who are obvious to spot; maybe a guy wearing a trench coat in his car with a camera following a “cheating husband.” For some Private Investigators, this is true, but for the ... Read more The post What does it Mean to be a Private Investigator? appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • How to Locate an Old Friend
    by sloan on February 14, 2019

    Have you ever thought of how neat it would be to locate an old friend you lost touch with? Maybe an old high school friend or buddy from the military?  Possibly even a family member or neighbor that has fallen of the grid? We call this our “Old Friend Locate Investigation”.  Licensed private investigators can ... Read more The post How to Locate an Old Friend appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE VS. INTERNET SEARCHING
    by brad on January 29, 2019

    Hiring a real private investigation agency gives you meaningful, actionable intelligence rather than pages of questionable information. Information seems easy to get these days. A simple Internet search can reveal reams of data. But, how much of that information is accurate and meaningful? In fact, when asked how much of the information found on the ... Read more The post ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE VS. INTERNET SEARCHING appeared first on Private Client Services.

  • What to Expect When You Hire an Investigative Agency
    by brad on January 28, 2019

    Hiring a private investigator can be intimidating. For many people, it’s the fear of the “unknown” that makes them hesitate to call an investigative agency. The name often conjures images of shady characters skulking around corners with cameras, or badgering people with questions. And, while there are “investigators” that fit that description, a professional investigative ... Read more The post What to Expect When You Hire an Investigative Agency appeared first on […]

  • Resolving the Dilemma of Spying on the People We Trust Most
    by admin on March 3, 2017

    If you’ve ever wondered what your teenager was really up to, if your spouse really had a Tuesday night meeting or if your nanny is taking good care of your toddler, you’ve probably considered spying to find out the truth. … Read More The post Resolving the Dilemma of Spying on the People We Trust Most first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Latest Developments in PI Technology
    by admin on February 7, 2017

    Modern advancements have made private investigator technological options virtually limitless. Today the market is filled with companies that specialize in the latest developments in surveillance tools for PIs. Here is a selection of some of those tools. Disclaimer: Make sure … Read More The post Latest Developments in PI Technology first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Elite Scotland Yard Division Corrupted by a PI Firm
    by admin on December 15, 2016

    The Telegraph obtained leaked documents that showed that the Scotland Yard Unit that investigates some of the most sensitive police inquiries was “corrupted” by a high powered PI firm. Retired detectives ran RISC Management Ltd and are under investigation for … Read More The post Elite Scotland Yard Division Corrupted by a PI Firm first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Tennessee Private Investigator Lends a Hand to Find Missing Oregon Woman
    by admin on October 18, 2016

    After more than a month long search, the body of a missing Oregon woman was found by a volunteer group that searched relentlessly for her remains. Thirty-five-year-old Cheryl Hart was last seen on August 4 in Eugene, Oregon after she … Read More The post Tennessee Private Investigator Lends a Hand to Find Missing Oregon Woman first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Long Island Convicted Murderer Hires Private Investigator
    by admin on August 1, 2016

    In 2004 Daniel Pelosi was convicted of murder in the bludgeoning death of Wall Street financer, Ted Ammon. Now, nearly twelve years later, Pelosi has hired a private investigator to search for evidence to substantiate his claim of innocence. While … Read More The post Long Island Convicted Murderer Hires Private Investigator first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • PIs Use Facebook in Creative Ways
    by admin on May 23, 2016

    Normally, when looking for people on Facebook, the subject needs to have an account and be using their legal name, per Facebook’s terms of service. However, a Montana private investigator has figured out how to use the social media service … Read More The post PIs Use Facebook in Creative Ways first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Peyton Manning Hired PIs to Investigate the Sources of a Documentary That Implicated Him in a Doping Scandal
    by admin on April 14, 2016

    An Al Jazeera documentary entitled The Dark Side: The Secret World of Sports Doping alleged that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was one of several star athletes who had used performance-enhancing drugs. To fight these allegations, Peyton hired the former White … Read More The post Peyton Manning Hired PIs to Investigate the Sources of a Documentary That Implicated Him in a Doping Scandal first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Inside the Life of a London PI
    by admin on February 29, 2016

    Private investigating is not like it used to be. Popular media shows private investigators in old trench coats, snapping sneaky pictures of a cheating husband, or digging dirt up on a forest floor to find mostly decomposed bones in a … Read More The post Inside the Life of a London PI first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Private Investigators Make Progress in Missing Child Case
    by admin on February 2, 2016

    Imagine being on a camping trip in the forests of Idaho, enjoying a sunny July day with family and friends, when you realize you haven’t seen your child in a while. You begin looking for them, and you can’t find … Read More The post Private Investigators Make Progress in Missing Child Case first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

  • Private Investigator Questions 33-Year-Old Murder Conviction
    by admin on December 30, 2015

    A St. Louis private investigator is trying to reopen a 33-year-old murder case in hopes of proving that the murder was committed by a serial killer that had been in the area during 1982. JoAnn Tate was viciously murdered in … Read More The post Private Investigator Questions 33-Year-Old Murder Conviction first appeared on How to Become a Private Investigator | How to Become a Private Detective.

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