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9 Simple Rules of a Private Investigator, That You Won’t See on TV

By Brian Willingham 1Don’t waiver from your ethical core values. 2Don’t impersonate another human being. 3Don’t do anything that is illegal or something that falls within the “grey area” of legality. 4Your reputation and your word are all you have; use them wisely. 5Don’t take on anything just for the money. 6Situations dictate tactics. 7If…

When a Client Asks a Private Investigator to Do Something Illegal

By Kimberly Faber It’s a common, media-driven misconception about private investigators: that they either can obtain private information or that they are willing to break the law in order to get it. Many people do not realize that there are laws surrounding audio and video surveillance, obtaining text message and phone records, accessing medical records,…

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…

Nothing Is More Expensive Than a Cheap Private Investigator

By Brian Willingham There are several reasons why law firms, businesses and individuals aim to hire the cheapest private investigator possible. It makes perfect sense. Why would you pay $1,000 for a background check when you can do one online for $50 for what appears to be the same thing? Or why would you pay…

What Nike Shoes Can Teach You About Trust and Private Investigators

By Brian Willingham In the summer of 1972, after seven years of running a successful business importing running shoes from Japan, Phil Knight was about to release Nike shoes to the world. The National Sporting Goods Association show in Chicago was going to make or break Knight and his fledgling company. Despite their cool “swoosh”…

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…

Private Investigation Firms Report an Increase in Nanny Spying

By admin Private investigators are finding a new niche when it comes to drumming up business. Firms like CMP Group Investigations in New York City, are now spending their time following nannies to give parents peace of mind when placing their children under someone else’s care. Stories about children neglected by their nannies have scared…

Private Investigators Turn to Social Media to Uncover Fraud

By admin Scott Catron’s days of hiding in a hatchback for days or being chased by dogs or wild animals to catch a criminal in action are over thanks to social media. Catron is the co-founder of Social Detection, a private investigation service that investigates fraud via social media. Catron and fellow private investigator Michael…

How I Became a Private Investigator

By Brian Willingham I am a private investigator because I fell into the business. Truth be told, it was not my first choice. I hear people say, “You were born to be an investigator.” That’s not true at all. I was probably the most awkward greenhorn private investigator you will ever find. I hated being…