When you find yourself in need of bug sweep services, take a crash course on exactly how bug sweeps work. Then, understand that the vast majority of private investigators and technicians that offer bug sweeps are fakers and pretenders.
From November through Christmas, we get about 40-50 calls per week – inquiring about locating all sorts of individuals. They range from disconnected family members, high school sweethearts, military friends, college buddies, former co-workers and neighbors.
We find about 98.4% of the people we look for.
Thomas G. Martin was quoted in a recent Orange County Register article regarding the late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs and the DEA.
On his 50 year anniversary as a professional investigator, Thomas G. Martin reflects back on his careers as both a Federal agent and a private investigator.
Over the past decade, I’ve had more and more clients consult with me about something I never would have imagined 20 years ago: The online activity of their kids. It has come to the point where I definitely have some standard talking points when the parents hire me to talk with their tweens and teenagers.
A few weeks ago, I was sent a couple videos from Wired’s YouTube Channel that I really enjoyed, and I wanted to share them here.
In the first series of videos, Technique Critique, experts from various professional disciplines break down Hollywood movies and TV shows, and explain what they got right and wrong.
I was so impressed with this series, I reached out to Wired and volunteered to do one on private investigation should they do a second season.
In 1971, I had staring contest with Charles Manson. I was reminded of this by Season 2 of Netflix’ Mindhunter, which mostly gets investigation correct.
As a professional private investigator and a former Federal agent, it can be very hard for me to watch television. With rare exception, nearly every Hollywood depiction of private investigation and criminal investigation consistently gets it wrong. (I’ve written a few posts about the Hollywood vs. reality aspect of private investigation: here, here and here.)…
Self improvement web site UpJourney.com recently included us in a panel article called Warning Signs Your Partner Could Be Cheating, According to 8 Experts.
It’s an interesting array of experts, looking at the topic from multiple professional perspectives.
I’ve taken part in more than a few television shows as an interview subject. In recent years, I was approached by two of the major studios, as they wanted me to help create and star in a reality-based television show about private investigators. I have ended up turning down many interviews and all of the reality shows – because I insisted upon keeping the reality aspect intact.
Here’s how these things typically go.