Background Checks

  • Garbage In…Garbage Out: Why Providing Accurate Information to Your Private Investigator Gets You The Results You Need
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    Garbage In…Garbage Out: Why Providing Accurate Information to Your Private Investigator Gets You The Results You Need

Garbage In…Garbage Out: Why Providing Accurate Information to Your Private Investigator Gets You The Results You Need

Before we begin a case, we conduct preliminary research to make sure the information provided by the Client is accurate.  Most often, the information is good, but there are times the Client may transpose a number, forget a birthday or have an approximate year of birth, may not have the Subject’s social security number or any other mitigating factor that would hinder our investigation and not produce the best results. If we are to locate an individual or find a missing heir, the information needed may not be available to our Client. Before conducting surveillance, we run the Subject through our Database(s) that are only accessible by licensed investigators for accuracy. People move, they buy new vehicles, they gain or lose weight, dye their [...]

  • The Importance of Employee Background Checks with Social Security Numbers
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    The Importance of Employee Background Checks with Social Security Numbers

The Importance of Employee Background Checks with Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers used to be issued from the state you applied and/or your parents applied for on your behalf. To file taxes, be reported as a dependent, work in the US, used as identification, open a bank account, apply for credit an SSN (Social Security Number) is required. The first three numbers of a social security number at one time represented the state it was issued.  Now, numbers are in a random pool and the first three numbers do not indicate an issuing state.  If the first three (3) digits are “000”, “666” or in the “900” series, it is an invalid social security number.  If any portion of the social security number contains all “0’s”, such as 000-12-1234, 11-00-1234 or 111-11-0000 the [...]

October 16th, 2019|Background Checks|
  • A Song Trip Though Memory Lane: How to Know When You Need a Private Investigator
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    A Song Trip Though Memory Lane: How to Know When You Need a Private Investigator

A Song Trip Though Memory Lane: How to Know When You Need a Private Investigator

The long and winding road can lead us to locating a missing person or heir.  Verifying their identity prevents us from hearing, it’ ain’t me babe, so you know when you receive our results, you have a ticket to ride straight to court or close a trust, then you can lay back and drink a beer.

I heard it through the grapevine that some people run to the hills to avoid the process of service, even a smooth criminal can’t escape the real world.   We will locate them, serve them legal documents, create an affidavit of service and justice for all.  Not all locates require serving legal documents, some searches are for lost loves, not all people are found by chasing pavements or by a [...]

Investigations: Fact or Fiction

Our results are the truth: Is what we think we see or what we have heard or the way we feel fact or fiction? Investigations are conducted to uncover the truth. A Background Check to learn about an individual, Surveillance to observe activity, Polygraph or VSA for deception, Forensic Analysis for malware and extraction of data, Asset Search for hidden funds or net worth are conducted when finding the truth matters.

We want to know if our spouse, boyfriend, significant other is faithful, and if not, we want them to have the courage to be honest about their activities, but that isn’t always the case. How do we find the answers?
We want our children to be safe when we drop them off at [...]

How Can I Prove My Innocence?

Often someone is accused or alleged to have conducted an act, or been involved in an activity they state they had no part in, or they are blamed for words they did not say.  Many times, the actions and words of an individual can be believed, but what happens when there is doubt?  How can the truth be determined?  There are ways to obtain the facts.  Here are some suggestions that International Investigators utilize in obtaining the truth.

Polygraph Examination or a VSA (Voice Stress Analysis) to determine deception or non-deception. A Polygraph requires an individual to be hooked up to monitor three physical reactions, sweat, using electrodes attached to a finger, heart rate and blood pressure through an arm cuff and breathing through [...]

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    Signs an Employee May Need to Find Another Place to Spend 8 Hours a Day

Signs an Employee May Need to Find Another Place to Spend 8 Hours a Day

Signs an Employee May Need to Find Another Place to Spend 8 Hours a Day

They arrive late for work
They do not take pride in their appearance and show up for work looking like they just rolled out of bed
They constantly complain about not having money and are always borrowing money
They take too many breaks
Their personal life takes precedent over coming to work
They always look busy but get nothing completed
They make excuses for their lack of productivity
Their absenteeism becomes a pattern
Their cellphone is more important than the office phone or their work
Easily distracted

 

Reasons Employers Keep Unproductive Employees

Cost and time of training a replacement
Possible cost of certifications and education
Personal relationship
Small business owners [...]

I Need to Hire a PI! What Can They Do for Me?

When I receive an inquiry, I know the person on the other end may have a lot of questions and most have never had to hire a Private Investigator. Therefore, I am prepared to provide them with the most educated and verified answers possible, and if for some reason I cannot answer a question, I then conduct research or contact one of my sources who can assist me. Life situations and circumstances are difficult enough and giving false information does not help the Client. I am asked if their situation is common or uncommon, asked how I would proceed, what will I do, how long will it take and if it is possible or not. I am upfront, honest and ethical and would never [...]

Do I Need to Hire a Private Investigator?

Life Happens…sometimes we oversee our path and other times we are influenced by choices made by others. When situations arise out of our control and cannot be handled from within, we reach out for help. International Investigators can be that source to help with life-changing matters.

10 Reasons You May NOT Need to Hire a Private Investigator

You are not Married or involved in a relationship
You are not being harassed or stalked
You have not engaged in a workplace relationship
You do not own a cell phone, computer or drive a car
You are not adopted and if you are you do not care to know your biological parents
You do not have any children, or you have not put a child up for [...]

  • Don’t Allow the Internet to Make Your Hiring Process Complicated
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    Don’t Allow the Internet to Make Your Hiring Process Complicated

Don’t Allow the Internet to Make Your Hiring Process Complicated

The internet is a pretty nifty tool, type in a question and you will get multiple results. “How To” and “DIY” are very popular and the “how to” sites are endless. You can find the answers to any question or you can watch a video for instructions.

For entertainment purposes, now you can find a site that can tell you just about anything about a person, but it is not the correct path to obtain verified information. After inputting the requested search criteria, which is usually only a name, you then must provide your Credit Card Information before you get the results? Paying $29.99 to find anyone, their criminal history, their marriage records, their email and residential address, relatives and associates is inaccurate and probably [...]

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    My Device has Been Compromised and My Personal Information is no Longer Personal

My Device has Been Compromised and My Personal Information is no Longer Personal

Let’s say you are trying to find out if someone has installed an illegal spyware app on your cellular device, laptop, tablet or computer.  You try to conduct a search that would indicate a malware application has been installed but are unsuccessful or you get information on the legal apps that are pre-programmed on your phone or “find a friend” or something similar.
The reason you cannot find it is probably due to the way the app was created and the capabilities of the app.  There is a reason why these apps are called “Spyware” or “Malware”.  They are designed to remain hidden on your phone without detection.  Spyware or Malware apps can cost as little as$19.99 and can go up in price depending on [...]