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Behind the Lens: Cutting-Edge Covert Surveillance Techniques

Covert surveillance is an essential tool for modern investigations, providing critical intelligence for a variety of cases, from fraud investigations to corporate espionage. With advancements in surveillance technology, private investigators now have access to an array of sophisticated devices and techniques that enhance their ability to gather actionable intelligence. In this article, we’ll explore the […]

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The Critical Role of Private Investigators in Bullying Investigations

Bullying is a harmful behavior marked by an imbalance of power and intent to cause distress, manifesting in physical, verbal, or electronic forms. It significantly impacts student safety and mental health in schools. When traditional school-based investigations by staff or law enforcement fall short, especially in complex cases involving elements like sexual harassment or cyberbullying,

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Understanding the Role of a Sexual Harassment and Abuse Investigator

Sexual harassment in the workplace remains a significant issue, with over one-third of the 90,000 charges received by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2015 involving workplace harassment. This type of misconduct, ranging from inappropriate comments to sexual assault, deeply impacts victims’ mental health and career progression. Often, the fear of retaliation leads

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Digital Dangers: The Critical Role of Electronic Harassment Investigators

The digital age has witnessed a significant rise in electronic harassment, with the proliferation of electronic devices and online interactions fueling activities like cyberstalking, unsolicited emails, and online threats. These forms of abuse, often involving the misuse of emails, social media accounts, and GPS-enabled devices, have necessitated the emergence of electronic harassment investigators. These professionals

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Understanding The Role of a PI: Can a Private Investigator Serve Papers?

In the labyrinth of legal procedures and courtroom dramas, there exists a lesser-known but indispensable aspect that plays a pivotal role in ensuring the due process of law: process serving. Despite its relative obscurity, the function of process serving serves as the backbone of the justice system, facilitating the communication of legal actions and summonses

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Solving the Unsolvable: The Challenges and Rewards of Cold Case Investigations

A cold case is a criminal investigation that remains unsolved for an extended period of time, often years or even decades. These cases can be heartbreaking for the families and friends of the victims, who are left without answers or closure. But cold cases are not only emotionally difficult; they can also pose a threat

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How Workers' Compensation Investigations Work and What They Look For

How Workers’ Compensation Investigations Work and What They Look For

Worker’s compensation is a type of insurance that provides financial and medical benefits to employees who are injured or become ill due to their job. It is designed to protect the worker from the costs associated with their injury or illness and provide some level of financial support while the worker cannot work. Worker’s compensation

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6 Most Common Scams on Dating Sites and How to Avoid Them

Nowadays, people live hectic lives and don’t have enough time to find a partner for a romantic relationship. Many people find themselves busy with their career and don’t have the time or energy for socialization and meeting new people. That’s where dating sites step in with their advanced algorithms. Dating apps allow you to meet

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Infringement Investigation

How Does a PI Conduct an Infringement Investigation

PIs can Help Businesses Conduct Infringement Investigations Infringement investigators usually focus on trademark and brand violations of a company. Finding evidence that proves infringements is quite difficult and requires experienced private investigators. Due to their access to many resources, private investigators can find ways to prove if anyone is using a company’s trademark without approval. 

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How to find hidden surveillance cameras in an Airbnb rental?

More and more alarming reports regarding Airbnb hosts who have installed hidden cameras in their properties have surfaced recently. In March 2019, Andrew Barker and Nealie Barker discovered a hidden camera in a smoke alarm installed in an Airbnb property where they were staying together with their five children. Just this January, a computer science

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Cost Of Hiring A PI

How Much Does a Private Investigator Cost?: All the Details You Need

One of the first questions that follow when you decide to engage a private investigator is how much are private investigator fees. As you can imagine, there aren’t any standard prices in the business of private investigator agencies. The final cost will always depend on the level of service provided and include any additional expenses,

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Know What Can a Private Investigator Do and Not Do

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on May 15th, 2017, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Private detectives’ and investigators’ careers are stressful, at times even dangerous, with working hours that are irregular at best. Sometimes called a private detective, private detective agencies provide surveillance for people, businesses, and

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