Hollywood myths about private investigators

Hollywood myths about private investigators

Jim Rockford. Thomas Magnum. Philip Marlowe. Each of these fictional private investigators has helped to ingrain numerous myths about private investigators in the eyes of the public. Yet, clients are often disappointed to learn that their case is more like an episode of Colombo with the drudgery of following the leads, doing hours of surveillance,…

Manti Te’o catfished: Tips to avoid being duped online

Manti Te’o catfished: Tips to avoid being duped online

In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it’s easy to fear being duped by an online relationship. The Notre Dame football star, Manti Te’o, has become the center of a fierce debate in recent weeks for his either naiveté or willful deceit surrounding his fake girlfriend, Lennay Kekua. The tragic three-year romance made national…

Locate people, find missing persons, runaways and old friends

Locate friends and family with a private investigator

In the United States, about 2,300 people are reported missing daily. This number doesn’t include the countless thousands who remain unreported by friends and family. Annually reports of missing persons have increased, from roughly 150,000 cases in 1980 to about 900,000 cases in 2011. It is often challenging to locate friends and family. Locating missing…