Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
The most popular type of personal background check we do involves people talking to someone they’ve never met on the Internet.
In about 7 out of 10 of these cases, the person is not in fact who they say they are.
Do your homework now.
Save yourself the heartache later.
Personal background checks allow you to learn a lot more about the people around you and what those people know about you.
Find out about:
- Driving records
- Tax status and liens
- Past and current addresses
- Known relatives and neighbors
- Business ownership
- Property ownership
- School attendance
- Credit history
- Criminal records
Do you know about your partner’s financial history?
If you are in a committed relationship with someone, it would serve you well to get a background check sooner rather than later.
Love may be blind, but when someone has bad credit, it’s a dealbreaker.
Before you invest, before you date, before you enter in any kind of relationship, contact us and let us help you ease your mind.
A free consult from seasoned professionals.
Martin Investigative Services is a full-service firm comprised of private investigators that are former supervisory-level Federal agents, so you know that you are getting complete information from seasoned, experienced professionals.
People get personal background checks for many different reasons:
Good and bad.
Find business and home numbers.
People move, things change.
Locate prisoner and sentencing file.
For hiring purposes?
Who has stolen your records?
Court Records/Marriage Records.
Do you know the whole truth and nothing but?
Scary to ask, but if you have doubts?
Find old friends.
Surprise those friends you thought were lost.
Businesses/Contractors that may have to work in your home.
Who is that guy?
Locate death certificates.
For family trust issues.
Are you hiring a personal driver?
Locate prisoner and sentencing file.
For hiring purposes?
Public file of your own records.
Is everything as it should be?
Check schools, day cares and live-in babysitters.
Get only the best for your family.
Predators in your neighborhood.
The most important check of all.
Military friends you might like to find.
Lifelong friendships deserve a look-up.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for personal 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: Personal Background Checks
San Diego Personal Background Check
An executive business woman in San Diego found us through the Internet. She was dating a man who claimed he was a “Navy Seal” who had “served in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
The problem was she felt something wasn’t right.
The private investigators at Martin Investigative Services performed a background check and extensive surveillance.
It was determined that the subject was never in the military but, in fact, an unemployed security guard with an expired guard card license. The client ended the relationship immediately.
A good private investigator knows better than anyone: your intuition is almost always correct in most situations.
If you feel something is just not right, contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Martin in the news: Background Checks
I gave my cell number to private investigator Thomas Martin, a former federal agent and now president of Martin Investigative Services in Newport Beach, Calif., and asked him to do his thing. A few days later a three-pound, 150-plus-page dossier arrived at my front door via FedEx. Martin didn’t trust regular mail given the nature of what it contained, which was tons of my private information.
“We didn’t even scratch the surface,” Martin told me later. He also made a point of telling me that I was “cleaner than a Safeway chicken.”Details
What’s a typical day like?
A typical day for me can be spent dealing with locating friends and family, performing surveillance on cheating spouses, providing advice on personal and corporate security or investigating on artist and business scams.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
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
I have known Tom Martin and used Martin Investigative Services for over a decade. They have been our exclusive resource for all our corporate investigative work and have never let us down once in all those years. Their work has always been of the highest professional level.
I have no reservations whatsoever in endorsing Mr. Martin and his firm. Their service to us has always reflected the highest integrity and quality and we continue to rely on Tom with the utmost confidence.
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.
I have known Tom Martin and used his services for many years. I trust him with the most challenging investigative tasks.
Professional and efficient, he and his staff leave no stone unturned to get the job done.
Martin Investigative Services has performed background checks, private investigation, surveillance and bug sweeps for our clients. They have also served difficult process in lawsuits. They have performed unquestionably and unfailingly to perfection. We will always call Martin first – and hope he hasn’t been called yet by the other side!
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.
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.
I’ve represented individuals and businesses (international and local) for close to fifty years, and I’ve called on Martin Investigative Services more times than I can count, often on a rush basis, for help throughout the world, on a number of different types of assignments. I’ve never been disappointed. I’ve always received swift, cost-effective and USEFUL information, which has wound up “saving the bacon” of our clients and making us shine in their eyes. I recommend them without any reservation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.