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Everyone (and Every Case) Has a Story

Throughout the course of our careers, a private investigator’s education is a continuous and interesting journey. We attend dozens of training seminars, classes, and conferences every year on topics such as surveillance, counter-intelligence, forensics, fraud, ethics, background checks, and other related subjects. Our individual state regulating departments expand our knowledge quests by requiring us to…

Importance of Investigators in Criminal Cases

By Stephanie Irvine When the general public thinks of a private investigator, they may think to common situations in which a PI is hired, including divorce and insurance fraud. What they may not realize, however, is that private investigators often play a critical role in solving criminal cases. Through examining the importance of investigators in…

Resolving the Dilemma of Spying on the People We Trust Most

By admin 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. While the thought has entered most everyone’s mind at one time or another,…

Private Investigations Laws: How Far Can a PI Go to Investigate a Case

By admin The Complete Guide to Laws Governing PI Work: From Audio Recording Consent to Concealed Weapons and Open Carry For a lot of people, including many potential clients, the appeal of private investigators is the idea that they somehow operate outside the constraints of the law. They think cops and detectives are all snarled…

Elite Scotland Yard Division Corrupted by a PI Firm

By admin 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 targeting former police colleagues. They are thought to have done so to obtain…

What Is It Like to Be a Private Investigator?

By Brian Willingham So, what is it really like to be a private investigator? Fast cars? Espionage? Stakeouts? Surveillance? Spying? It turns out that I do none of that. A lot of PI mythology is, in fact, mythical. Interestingly, if you ask 15 different private investigators what they do, you might get 15 different answers.…

Inside the Life of a London PI

By admin 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 cold homicide case. Perhaps private investigating was never so interesting, but it leaves…

Trustify Exploits Ashley Madison Hack

By admin While the hack of Ashley Madison is very bad news for its 32 million users, it is bringing big bucks to the PI startup Trustify. This new company lets people access the services of vetted PIs by accessing their app for $67 an hour. Trustify’s claim to fame is that it lets ordinary…