When hiring a private investigator, you should know (a) what the plan is, (b) how long it is going to take, and (c) how much it is going to cost.
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When female clients come to us for bug sweeps, about 80% of the time they suspect a hidden camera in the bedroom. Private investigator and former Federal agent Thomas Martin discusses one such case where devices were found.
Have you ever found yourself looking at vents in the ceiling or cracks in the wall, wondering if there are hidden cameras in the bathroom?
In a recent case, we discovered video cameras filming the toilets in the women’s bathroom.
The wife of a legendary rock star retained us to perform surveillance on him at a concert in LA, to determine if he was having an affair.
After the show, he got the best of us with a surprise shell game.
We eventually caught up with him in Miami and got the evidence the wife was looking for.
A corporate executive at a medium-sized business suspected his staff of employee theft. He came to our private investigation agency and wanted us to investigate.
In a very short amount of time, we found out that nearly ALL of his staff was stealing from him, and as a result he had to fire all of his 45 employees.
We gave him some preventative measures to institute, and he hasn’t had any problems since. Today, his business is thriving, and he has about 700 employees.
A hospital in Illinois recently hired the private investigators at Martin Investigative Services to perform a theft investigation involving a fraudulent order for $3 million worth of computers.
We found the money in a bank in Curacao and retrieved the funds and retrieved the money for the client.
In the case of a celebrity divorce, when two famous and powerful people in Hollywood go to war in court, each side has the money to hire multiple attorneys, private investigators, forensic accountants, and other experts.
A few years ago, Martin Investigative Services was retained by a celebrity in this situation. When our client disregarded our specific advice, it ended up costing him multiple millions of dollars more in his divorce settlement.
A successful businessman had the gut feeling that his business partner’s death was no accident, and hired us to do a murder investigation, as the local police had not performed any sort of investigation.
As our investigators did their work, it quickly became apparent that the supposed accidental death was actually a murder.
When a family’s 22 year-old son went off his meds, travelled to Mexico City and fell off the radar, the family decided they needed to hire a private investigative agency that had experience with private investigation in Mexico.
By utilizing our contacts in the area and sending an investigator familiar with the area, we were able to locate the son, get him to a hospital, and fly him back home.
When an executive at a multi-billion-dollar corporation was awarded disability payments for worker’s comp claims, we were hired by the insurance company to follow the executive and make sure that his claims were legitimate and no insurance fraud was taking place.
We didn’t know that an otherwise routine surveillance job would lead us from Los Angeles to a surprise trip to Maui.
Not only did we obtain video evidence of the executive (who was clearly not hurt), the evidence was then taken to the Insurance Commissioner by our client, and the executive was arrested for insurance fraud.