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Detail of Mosaic Tiles

By peny Mosaic tiles – Know about history, design variations and types, materials, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of decorative mosaic tiles. Mosaic tile is one of the decorative tiles that are present in various types. This mosaic tile can provide fresh nuance and inspiration for the room in your home, whether the…

Detail of Mosaic Tile Kitchen Backsplash

By peny Mosaic tile kitchen backsplash – Usually people apply wall paint or wallpaper to beautify the look of the wall in their home. But both ways are certainly very common. Meanwhile, the use of mosaic wall is still not much demanded so it should be used as an alternative for homeowners who want a…

10 Challenges When Trying to Locate People

By Brian Willingham In 2019, one would think it would be pretty easy to locate people with the plethora of information available on the Internet. And generally it is, as we found in our recent review of some commercially available databases. While it’s not “free” (what most people on the interwebs are looking for), it’s…

TLO vs. IRB vs. IDI – Which Provides the Best Phone Number Information?

By Brian Willingham Telephone numbers and address information are the lifeblood of private investigators. Getting in touch with people either by phone or in person is absolutely essential to any private investigator, regardless of his or her area of specialization. (Note: These databases are available primarily to private investigators, so this article is a bit…

Intelius vs. Spokeo vs. BeenVerified — A Private Investigator’s Review

By Brian Willingham I frequently get asked about commercially available investigative databases such as Intelius, Spokeo, and BeenVerified. The truth is that I have never used them, so I could never really give an intelligent answer. The professional databases that I rely on that are most comparable to Intelius, Spokeo, and BeenVerified can only be…

101 Investigative Links for Digging Up Information on People (2019)

By Brian Willingham This post was originally posted on March 27, 2014, but was updated on May 3, 2019 with new information. As private investigators, it’s safe to say that we use thousands of online websites and databases on a monthly basis. While the types of websites that we visit depend on the case that…

Avoiding the Investigative Rabbit Hole

By Brian Willingham It’s pretty commonplace for investigators to get stuck going down a rabbit hole into a vortex, which sucks you into a dark place that renders you nearly powerless. One thing leads you to another to another and another, which will inevitably get you to a YouTube video of cats. And you have…

The Best Way to Keep Your Secrets Safe?

By Brian Willingham “Would anyone be able to find out ____________?” is a question that people pose to me quite often. The truth is that any motivated party with enough time and resources can find out pretty much anything about anybody. Granted, there are people who do what we do legally and aboveboard; while others…

What Does a Private Investigator Really Do?

By Brian Willingham Anytime an old colleague of mine was asked what he did for a living, he replied that he was a garbage man. It always flabbergasted me that he wouldn’t tell people what he really did. Private investigators have pretty cool jobs; at least, that is what I always thought. So I asked…

Investigation Lessons: 6 Months and 192 Telephone Interviews Later

By Brian Willingham Since May, I have done about 192 (give or take) telephone interviews for various investigation matters. The interviews that I have done have ranged from being for massive product liability cases to in-depth vetting of a possible CEO. In every single one of these cases, the names of these individuals were developed…