I have used Thomas Martin’s services for many years and have found his work to be of the highest standards. He gets the job done quickly, efficiently and reliably. He is aware of the law and always submits quality reports. I highly recommend Martin Investigative Services to any attorney, business or individual who is in need of a professional investigator.
When you are ready to hire individuals for your business, it important to screen them properly and thoroughly.
Drug tests, criminal records, driving records, education, and credit checks can be more controversial after a hire, so do these checks before hiring.
Let Martin Investigative Services take the lead, as we know the best way to process pre-hire background checks.
We often turn up information on applicants that other companies and services don’t always catch. Call us for a free consultation.
Employment background checks are required fare in today’s world.
But can you do it? What’s required?
Here’s what you need to know:
Permission of the employee.
A background check is essential when finding someone of the right fit for your company.
However, according to the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, you are required to get the potential employee’s permission before obtaining records.
Most employers will obtain education, military service and medical records.
Let us do the vetting for you.
The rest is up to us. We will contact past employers to help you determine if the potential employee is right for your company and do background checks as well.
And we do so with professionalism and the appropriate authorization.
If you are an employer, consider doing pre-screening for all employees before you hire, to avoid the appearance of favoritism.
Let us take the lead here, as we know the best way to process pre-hire background checks.
Former supervisory-level Federal agents.
We have the experience, professionalism, and know-how to take your pre-employment and employment screening process to the next level – providing thorough, complete investigations.
Our staff is comprised of former supervisory-level Federal agents (from agencies including DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service).
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for employment background checks? Here’s why:
More data sources.
Get results where others can't.
We have compiled the largest database of public information in the United States, and we can identify assets and accounts across the globe, when others often cannot.
Former Federal agents.
Review your results.
Former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents personally review the results of your background checks and go over them with you.
40+ years experience.
High success rate.
We provide quality background investigation services with an unmatched success rate. We provide you with confidence and peace of mind.
Case Study: Background Checks
Mission Viejo Background Check
A private party met with us in our Mission Viejo office, and wanted to investigate a candidate running for political office.
We discovered that the subject was not living in the district in which he was running, and that he was having an affair.
As a result, this person dropped out of the race.
The private investigators at Martin Investigative Services provide background checks and surveillance services for a number of reasons. We are experts at producing results. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Martin in the news: Background Checks
Not everybody needs an attorney or thinks their mate is cheating on them. I’m hoping that people will read the three or four chapters that pertain to them at this particular point in their lives.Details
Private investigator Tom Martin is based in Southern California, but his work frequently brings him to Las Vegas.
“We get hired by people who get hurt coming in on I-15, or people who get hurt in the hotels,” said Martin, 50. Sometimes, he mentions, he is hired by the party who gets sued by a deceptive person just claiming to be hurt.Details
“Predators know where to find prey,” says Thomas G. Martin, private investigator and former federal agent with the U.S. Department of Justice. “To a con artist, dating sites are a huge pool of potential marks putting themselves out there, looking for love [and] sometimes a little too willing to suspend disbelief and common sense.”Details
After standing by her husband, Joseph (Mac) Duffy, the reputed con man charged with swindling women out of their savings to lead a life of luxury, Sylvianne Lestringant had his bail revoked so she could use the money for an investment, her private investigator said Thursday.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
Martin Investigative Services is truly one of the best run organizations we have worked with. Fair, efficient and professional. Tom Martin in particular exudes confidence and experience and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. That’s something we can rely on.
I am proud to state that I have exclusively used the professional services of Tom Martin and his firm for more than 20 years. Whenever the need arises for a private investigator, the only name that I consider for my clients is Tom. In my 40 year career as a family lawyer, I recognized the importance of professional investigators. Unfortunately, many of the investigators that I have encountered have not satisfied the professional standard that I expect. I have utilized the firm in some very delicate and discrete investigations and situations requiring a strong security presence. In every engagement, both my clients and myself have been completely satisfied. I have I have no reservations in endorsing Tom and his firm for any investigative assignments.
I have used Martin Investigative Services for everything from marital indiscretions to finding hidden assets for more than 25 years. Working with Mr. Martin has been invaluable to my practice. Tom Martin is insightful, creative and never fails to deliver. I endorse his firm without hesitation or reservation.
I have worked with Martin Investigative Services for our company investigations for close to 20 years. Tom and the team are always professional, skilled and get right to the heart of any assignment I have for them. I would highly recommend Martin Investigative Services for any workplace investigation.
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
We have used Martin Investigative Services for three decades. Their work is exemplary; reports are perfect and their testimony is very professional, with great judge and jury appeal. We will not use anyone else for our investigations.
I have known Tom Martin since 1984. I, as well as our company, have used Tom’s services over 30 years, personal as well as business. We have never been disappointed! Tom does what he says and I believe he is the BEST there is.
It has been my pleasure to work with Martin Investigative Services over the past 30 plus years on many investigations as well as other security related matters. When I need answers and I need them fast I know that a simple call will get me answers that are succinct, current and coming from a supremely knowledgeable source.
Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
My partner and I have utilized the services of Martin Investigative Services for in excess of 15 years. The services provided have ranged from simple background checks to covert surveillance and investigations into corporate malfeasance/conversion/theft of assets.
I have found Martin’s investigators conscientious, qualified, and most important of all, very credible to triers of fact when their testimony was necessary. Critical to any busy trial attorney is time. I have also found that upon turning an assignment over to Martin Investigative Services, I do not have to micromanage the assignment. It is done promptly and efficiently, with an eye toward the financial resources and capabilities of the client.
Successful people know that to be the best, you model the best. I cannot recommend Martin PI any higher! In a five minute conversation with experienced people you can save thousands by bypassing sales types. They do this by cutting directly to the heart based on years and years of passionate pursuit of best practices and adding massive value to their clients. They are an invaluable part of my team and Tom is my most valued mentor!
I have used Martin Investigative Services since returning to the practice of law. Their work is first rate! Their reports are reliable, and if called upon to testify, Martin’s investigators are well prepared and extremely professional.