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Identity Fraud: How a PI can Help

By Stephanie Irvine As tax season is upon us, unscrupulous individuals may attempt to steal your identity in order to get your tax refund or even a job. This issue is so big that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) even created a Tax Identity Awareness Week from January 29th — February 2, 2018 to help…

Elder Abuse Investigations

By Stephanie Irvine Understanding Elder Abuse Investigations Though there are many benefits for a growing elderly population with a longer life expectancy, there is also an increase in situations where seniors suffer abuse and neglect from those entrusted to care for them.The World Health Organization defines elder abuse as “a single, or repeated act, or…

Traffic Accident Investigations

By Michael Miranda Traffic accident investigation and reconstructions can determine liability in the event of a traffic collision. Each day across the United States, people and automobiles react unexpectedly, causing thousands of traffic accidents claiming lives or causing permanent injuries. Of the over 6 million police-reported traffic accidents in 2014, there were 29,989 fatal traffic…

Critical Infrastructure & Government Organization Mobile Security

By jacob Evans Critical infrastructure provides the essential services that serve as the backbone of our nation’s economy, security, and health. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) states that critical infrastructure is “so vital to the United States that.. incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health…

A Rant About Pretexting

By Brian Willingham Yesterday, Reuters published an article that caught my eye. It was about a “private investigator” hired by Uber who “fraudulently sought information about its opponents in an antitrust case.” In actuality, it was the New York Post’s salacious headline that really caught my eye: “Judge Probes Whether Uber’s Private Eye Lied to…

Private Investigator Questions 33-Year-Old Murder Conviction

By admin 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 front of her two young children, aged four and seven. Melissa Davis was…

How to Search Court Records Like an Expert

By Brian Willingham In this post, we are going to discuss how to search court records, specifically relating to civil lawsuits. {If you are interested in reading more about how to conduct a criminal background check (like an expert), check out our previous post.} I consider court records to be one of the most important…

Statewide Criminal Record Checks: What You Need to Know

By Brian Willingham Criminal record checks have been woven into the fabric of everyday business in the United States. They are conducted for employment, occupational licensing, government clearance, adoption, immigration, travel visas and even some volunteer work. As much as they have become a part of ordinary life, they are widely misunderstood. In short, there…