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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|

Missing Person Investigation Solved Under a Bridge

When you think of private detectives like International Investigators, you probably don’t think of missing heirs, do you? No you’ve got your head wrapped up in crimes and great mysteries and cheating spouses.

In actuality, because we have such great access to restricted databases, we are often called upon to locate a missing person. Often, the case has to do with estranged family members and inheritances.

We got a call from an attorney who was handling a large estate. The estate couldn’t be closed because one of the beneficiaries was missing. He was one of two siblings and his sister hadn’t talked to him for years. She had no idea where he was, so we were asked to embark on a missing person investigation.

There are a [...]