Tim Wilcox

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We are an international private investigations company based in Indiana with resident agents in numerous US cities, as well as countries across the globe. International Investigators, Inc. offers international and Indiana private investigator services for clients worldwide. Since 1960, our Indiana investigators have been trusted to gather information from all parts of the globe to help clients make informed decisions.

Telling the Truth vs Living a Lie

It all started with a lie detection test at International Investigators.  It was a she said, he said situation with both parties confident their beliefs of the situation would clear the air and settle the turmoil between them.  What it turned out to be was something much deeper and emotional than either expected and the direction of their relationship took a dramatic turn towards a journey neither he nor she imagined.

First, let me explain that a detection of deception test is quite different than what is viewed on television programs.  Nobody is asked any questions during the test that have not been thoroughly discussed prior to the test, so in reality, anyone taking the test knows upfront what they are going to be asked.  [...]

Corporate Espionage: How To Stop It In Its Tracks

This article is Part 3 of a 3-part series. The purpose of the series is to familiarize the reader with the most common indicators of corporate espionage and advice on how to combat it. This advice is a compilation of our experience at International Investigators, Inc. while investigating these types of cases. For a description of the differences between corporate espionage, economic espionage and competitive intelligence, click here for Part I: WHAT IS CORPORATE ESPIONAGE? To learn more about the root causes that invite espionage, click here for PART II:  5 RED FLAGS YOU’RE A VICTIM OF CORPORATE ESPIONAGE.

Every company should have a plan or Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to combat corporate spying. Your SOP needs to be specific. It won’t help you if [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Corporate Espionage|

Did He or Did He Not Have Any Living Heirs

What happens when someone passes away and there isn’t any proof of living heirs?  The certain cases, the estate cannot be closed until this question is answered.

We at International Investigator, Inc. get many calls regarding heirs and if there are living relatives who are entitled to a portion of the estate?

You read in the papers or hear others talk about an unknown relative who passed away leaving them with money and they didn’t even know they had a rich relative.  It’s a windfall for them but for the trustee of the estate, it can be a daunting experience.  And how are these unknown heirs or relatives found? Finding people has a starting point of the Subject at hand.  A background investigation upon the Subject [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Missing Persons|

5 Red Flags You're A Victim Of Corporate Espionage

This article is Part 2 of a 3-part series. The purpose of the series is to familiarize the reader with the most common indicators of corporate espionage and advice on how to combat it. This advice is a compilation of our experience at International Investigators, Inc. while investigating these types of cases. For a description of the differences between corporate espionage, economic espionage and competitive intelligence, click here for Part I: WHAT IS CORPORATE ESPIONAGE?

For this article, we are concentrating on low-tech tactics commonly used in corporate espionage. Computer hacking, surveillance equipment, and eavesdropping devices are probably found far more in economic espionage cases; but in our experience, low-tech spying is used with a high degree of success in corporate espionage. It’s cheap, hard [...]

March 4th, 2017|Corporate Espionage|
  • Corporate Espionage: What Is It, How to Spot It and What to Do About It
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    Corporate Espionage: What Is It, How to Spot It and What to Do About It

Corporate Espionage: What Is It, How to Spot It and What to Do About It

Part 1: What Is Corporate Espionage?
This article is Part 1 of a 3-part series. The purpose of the series is to familiarize the reader with the most common indicators of corporate espionage and advice on how to combat it. This advice is a compilation of our experience at International Investigators, Inc. while investigating these types of cases.

Corporate espionage, also known as industrial espionage or business espionage, usually involves one company spying on another for economic gain. It is not the same as economic espionage, which involves nation-states spying on each other’s companies. For more information on economic espionage, read FBI Launches Nationwide Awareness Campaign at the FBI’s website here.

In corporate espionage, Company A gains an economic advantage over Company B by collecting private information [...]

March 1st, 2017|Corporate Espionage|

Custody in Divorce or Change of Custody Investigation

Many times parents involved in a custody battle come to us and want us to prove their spouse is unfit to care for their children. And many times, that is the case, but we don’t report false information so that custody can be awarded to one party or the other. International Investigators, Inc only reports the facts. If you have been following our blogs, you know that we document our activity, we verify our information and we are constantly updating our software in our forensic field. We don’t for any reason report false information.

As a child custody investigator, it is imperative that our findings are reported as observed in a surveillance type investigation. Custody cases are delicate, the work conducted could possibly separate a [...]

February 22nd, 2017|Child Custody|

Sometimes Wrongs can be Righted

In the midst of their custody battle, both Jill and Henry blamed each other for the breakdown of the marriage.  Neither would agree to move out of the marital residence and neither wanted to spend less time with their kids.

Our objective was not to decide who was at fault, but who would be the better parent to be awarded custodial custody.  It was quite obvious joint custody for these two was out of the question.  There was entirely too much animosity between them.  There were implications of a cheating spouse, marital infidelity, hidden cameras, GPS Tracking Systems, eavesdropping devices and audio or video surveillance equipment being installed in the marital residence and personal vehicles.  The only common ground this couple shared were their two [...]

February 15th, 2017|Child Custody|

Real Life Romeo Busted on Valentine’s Day

No, his real name wasn’t Romeo, but the facts of this case; he was definitely on the path of a St. Valentine’s Day Massacre.

Ronald (Romeo) was a very romantic man, as he described himself to us.  He showered his wife with designer jewelry, bouquets of flowers and they dined at expensive restaurants, drank the finest of wines, which he could pair to any meal.  Even though he was rather plain and not of masculine build, his persona attracted women: that is how he got his wife and his girlfriend.

And why was he our Client? He was the one admitting to an extramarital affair.  Well, that’s exactly how we responded to him; how could our assistance help him with this love triangle?  Our Client was [...]

February 13th, 2017|Marital Infidelity|
  • How can you prove your spouse is engaged in an extramarital affair
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    How you can prove your spouse is engaged in an extramarital affair and Signs of a cheating spouse.

How you can prove your spouse is engaged in an extramarital affair and Signs of a cheating spouse.

Extramarital Affair:  a relationship between a married person and someone other than their spouse.

After you find out that your significant other has been involved with someone else, you almost feel like there was a neon sign flashing above their head, it was so obvious, rear view thinking allows us to see things as they were, not at the moment.

That Neon Light can be a variation of many signs, it can be the feeling in your gut when you realize something is different, something has changed.  Maybe it’s the lack of attention, or maybe it’s the extra attention being paid upon you so you won’t suspect anything.  It can be the lack of communication or the constant communication that allows him or her to determine [...]

February 9th, 2017|Marital Infidelity|