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Why Choose Private Investigators for Your Risk Assessment Services

Risk assessment is the process of identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk factors that could potentially impact an organization’s operations and objectives. It involves understanding potential risks to the safety, security, and stability of a business and implementing strategies to manage and mitigate these risks effectively. In today’s dynamic environment, where cyber threats and compliance […]

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How Private Investigators Uncover Executive Phishing Scams

Executive phishing, a subset of cybercrime, targets high-level executives to steal sensitive information or manipulate them into authorizing fraudulent financial transactions. This type of phishing attack, also known as “whaling,” is becoming increasingly sophisticated, leveraging the reputation of well-known brands and the trust placed in executives by their subordinates. The ramifications of executive phishing are

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Bug Detection for Personal and Business Security

In today’s digital age, privacy is under constant siege. According to a report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, there has been a significant increase in government and corporate surveillance activities, posing a growing threat to individual privacy. The proliferation of hidden cameras, surveillance devices, and eavesdropping equipment further compounds this threat. Bug detection plays a

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Worker Compensarion Fraud

Understanding Workers Compensation Fraud Investigation

Private Investigators Uncover Worker’s Compensation Fraud Insurance fraud investigation is a common mission for private investigators. People get very creative when committing fraud, so private investigators need to use all their resources and ingenuity to track them and unveil their schemes. There are several types of insurance fraud but workers compensation fraud is probably one

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Corporate Crime in Illinois

Notable Corporate Crimes Examples and Their Impact

Corporate scandals are constantly in the news. Bribery, fraud, negligence and sexual harassment were some of the biggest corporate crimes in the news last year. Stories like these aren’t just limited to giant multinational companies. They can happen to yours, too. When they do, they can be devastating. It’s important to educate yourself on the

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Fraud Investigator

5 Reasons You May Need to Hire a Fraud Investigator

When and why you need to hire a Fraud Investigator Many people think of a private investigator as a gumshoe searching for clues like Sherlock Holmes. In reality, there are a lot of reasons both professional and personal to hire a private investigator. A professional fraud investigator will have extensive experience in surveillance, counter-surveillance, and

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Fraud Detection

How Machine Learning Helps with Fraud Detection

Fraud cost U.S. businesses close to $50 billion in 2016 alone. Even worse, fraud is often difficult to identify. Concerns about in-house fraud erode trust in an organization. In some cases, corporations actually hire outside fraud investigators. Of course, fraud isn’t confined to employee misbehavior. Digital fraud is a rampant, ongoing problem for online retailers

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Fraud Investigation Techniques

Fraud Case Study: Kickback Scheme Defrauds Company

Hundreds of Thousands in Kickbacks Defrauds Company Elaborate kickback scheme defrauds multi-national of hundreds of thousands of dollars. An Asian multi-national manufacturer contacted us regarding an employee, a quality-control engineer, they had a suspicious feeling about. The employee’s engagement at a customer site in another state had gone significantly longer than usual and expenses were

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Employment Screening Trends for Both Employers and Employees

Employment Screening Trends Have Changed Gone are the days when employers simply took employees for their word regarding skill and background when making hiring decisions. Increasing technology has made it easier than ever for employers to find information on potential employees. Employment background checks, fingerprinting, good old-fashioned Google searches are all techniques that have been

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Fast Facts: Phishing Fraud and How to Avoid Being Scammed

156 million. This is the number of phishing emails that are sent out every single day. Promising tech support, alerting customers of unusual sign-in activity, and replicating legitimate websites, fraudsters are constantly looking for ways to steal personal information from consumers. Out of the millions contacted each day, over 88 thousand falls for the scams

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Keys to a Successful Investigation

3 Things That Result In A Successful Investigation

Before you hire a private investigator to help with your case, it is important that you know three things that will help in a successful investigation. The objective of the investigation varies depending on each individual’s case. These three tips will get you started on the right foot and on the road to a successful

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