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Setting Expectations for Clients in Infidelity Cases

By Kimberly Faber Infidelity investigations are often a popular case type that investigators handle. One important part of taking on a new client is setting expectations, including for cost, process, outcome, and findings. Many clients may not understand the process, including associated costs and the timeframe for gathering relevant information. For expert advice on the…

In-Person Vs. Telephone Investigative Interview

By Brian Willingham We have recently been working on a case for a California-based firm in which we are conducting a number of in-person interviews. In this particular case, we are interviewing individuals who may have some knowledge of a fraud involving upward of several hundred million dollars. As my colleague and I were driving…

Cyber Security and The Protection Of Company Data

By Simon Parker Running a business operation today requires some knowledge, experience, and special expertise in a number of different areas. From the day that the business operation opens, there are essential security measures that will be needed to contribute to its overall success. One of the most important things is the technology which the…

Top Private Investigator Blogs

By PInow Staff As a professional private investigator, it’s important to stay updated on the latest news and technology that could impact your business and the industry at large. It’s also just really fun to read stories and complain about how the media misrepresents private investigation (no, you generally don’t have a magnifying glass on…

Surveillance – A Concept of the Art

By Eddie Cruz Surveillance is a newly published book pertaining to lessons, stories, and tips about the art of surveillance by Eddie Cruz. Below is an excerpt, “Report Writing,” containing useful techniques and insights. You can read more about the author and find where to purchase the entire book by visiting his website. Report Writing…

A “Background Check” vs. a Thorough Background Check

By Brian Willingham A North Carolina woman called a few weeks ago. She had paid a local investigator $2,500 to do some surveillance on her ex-husband’s new live-in friend. She had also asked the investigator to conduct a background check on the friend to see if he had any criminal history. After meeting the friend…

Using GPS Tracking Devices in Private Investigation

By Stephanie Irvine For private investigators, GPS tracking technology is an invaluable asset when it comes to surveillance. Not only does it provide concrete evidence for private investigators, but GPS tracking devices are safe, efficient, and cost-effective. In a sense, it has revolutionized the way that PIs do business. However, some private investigators are hesitant…

Starting Tips for Private Investigators

By Steven Gonzales – ACES of Dallas Even after three years as private investigators, we at ACES Private Investigations of Dallas are continually learning about this industry and expanding our knowledge. However, there are 10 tips that helped us get started and become successful. As with any business, you tend to learn as you grow,…

NCISS Legislative Update

By Dean Beers The NCISS bi-monthly newsletter, The eAdvocate, is available online at http://conta.cc/2otI7wW President’s Message – Terry Myer, Sr. NEW! Members Only Page Slideshow and Photos of Hit the Hill / Annual Meeting Elections of Officers and Directors Awards Luncheon Thanks to our Hit the Hill Speakers Special Thanks from Hit the Hill Thanks…

A Mini Guide to Corporate Investigations

By Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc Often corporate investigations are conducted to determine whether a company is safe or not to do business with. By conducting an in-depth analysis, companies are kept safe from: Damaged reputation Misuse or abuse of network and resources Compromised customer information Theft or loss or proprietary information Problems that may…