A couple of years ago, one of our corporate clients contacted our office stating that his employees were stealing valuable copper scrap from their manufacturing facility and they were losing profit due to theft in the workplace. First, he had admitted that his company was guilty of improper employment background checks, specifically a criminal background search for each county of residence, but he was changing the SOP to implement authorized and updated criminal history checks. The Client brought in two VCR time lapse tapes of the suspected employees and since the video quality was poor he wanted us to video enhance it to identify the suspects. Our forensic video enhancement lab was unsuccessful since the VCR only recorded 3 frames per second and the [...]
A Private Investigative Company like International Investigators, Inc. works with an Attorney to obtain the best results for their Clients. With over 1.2 million attorneys in the US and 80,000 taking the bar exam every year, the need for assistance in providing the court with accurate information is extremely high. We have many attorneys requesting our services on behalf of their Clients. An attorney must have the facts and many times, hiring an Investigative Company is the most effective approach to obtain pertinent information to present to the court.
Consider the following common scenario: an attorney schedules a consultation with a prospective Client, but the Client’s story just doesn’t add up. Sometimes Clients forget some of the facts, but sometimes they are trying to be [...]
Conducting a background investigation upon someone may seem fairly simple these days because so much information is now online and so many courts allow access to their records. Many times you have to have some type of subscription to access more detailed information. There are many sites online that allow you to run a name, hopefully the name you put through their system isn’t common, but if it is, you could be getting information on multiple individuals who share that name, even though they may have different dates of birth.
International Investigators conduct background checks and perform due diligence research for the private sector and for many businesses and corporations. Many times a company will take the word of a prospective employee: they have never [...]
Being a mom isn’t easy, being a working mom that is out of the house five days a week while someone else is taking care of your child is even more difficult. Choosing between family and career has been a long debate for many couples who embark on career/family and childcare.
We got a call one day from a frantic woman who explained she was an attorney in a large law firm and had just gotten out of a meeting where she learned from a co-worker’s nanny that she observed Katie’s little girl and her babysitter at the museum and the babysitter was on a bench texting on her phone and Katie’s daughter was running around and had been out of sight of the babysitter [...]
Ethics is a constant priority at International Investigators. Our professional reputation among law enforcement officials, government officials, lawyers and international business men remains untarnished. With every case we accept, our ethical pursuit of the truth is highly respected. Our clients never have to question the level of our confidentiality and integrity. They never have to question whether our investigative team has the skills to swiftly address the specifics of their case.
Variety is one of the reasons why International Investigators produces good results.
Some private investigators work on capital punishment and other criminal defense cases with defense attorneys.
Others investigate questionable insurance claims and overt insurance fraud.
Before the term 'no-fault divorce' entered the court system, investigators were often hired to provide evidence of extramarital affairs or other [...]
The statistics on identity theft coming out are staggering and scary. Individuals are worried about losing control of their lives. Because authorities are overwhelmed with complaints, victims are usually sent away with the directive to come back once they have documentation of the culprit. International Investigators has helped countless individuals and families get the intel and evidence they need in order to file charges and lawsuits.
There is another side of identity theft that is infiltrating business. Applicants and successful candidates are not always who they say they are. References are friends and incriminating information is left out and hidden as well as possible.
What is an employer to do? Due diligence is routine in establishing major new partnership, and should be the norm when hiring [...]