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Martin Investigative Services

Private Investigation Company

What is a Private Investigator

Martin Private Investigation Services will protect you, your family, and your business. Martin Investigative Services has over 40 years of investigative experience, and our private investigators are former supervisory Federal agents.

If you think you need the best private investigators, you must have a serious personal or business issue requiring expert assistance. We are the most experienced local private investigators one can find! Our licensed private investigators will research your matter from missing persons to digital forensics, insurance fraud investigations, background checks, missing person, and video surveillance, bug sweep and we offer a free consultation.

Private investigation can find proof and information that protects you, your family, or your business.

Here at MartingPI, our professional private investigators are licensed, have extensive experience, abide by the law, advise you on your situation, and explain what you can and cannot do.

And here at MartinPI, we always give you a free consultation.

From the Desk of Thomas Martin

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We are here to help you.

I founded Martin Investigative Services in Newport Beach in 1982, and we have been serving corporations and individuals for the past forty years. As a retired federal agent with the Department of Justice, I have assembled a team of former agents from the FBI, DEA, IRS and Secret Service that is unsurpassed in our profession.  We serve clients throughout the United States as the only known PI agency with former federal agent contacts in all 50 states. If you are searching for a “private investigator near me,” rest assured here at MartinPI, we have you covered no matter where you live. Please take a moment to watch my video and check out my definitive books on private investigation and how to live your best, safest life. If you have a question or wish any matter clarified, please call our toll-free number at (800) 577-1080 and one of our staff will be pleased to speak with you.

Private Investigator

When choosing a private investigator, ask the right questions.

Whether or not you choose Martin Investigative Services, ask the right questions so you can hire a private investigator worth their salt. In speaking with Tom Martin, the best private investigator, he will determine your investigative needs and ensure your answer promptly while being cost-effective. Tom Martin’s professional manner is courteous, and he will listen to the details and choose the legal action you need to take.

Is a private investigator licensed?

California is one of the more demanding states concerning the requirements for private investigators. Currently, California requires the following to become a private investigator:

Tom Martin has been working as a private detective for 50 years and has mastered the latest technology while offering free consultations. Your situation is kept as a private matter and all sensitive information is submitted to you and we keep nothing.

Does the private investigator have a background in law enforcement?

A good private investigation company in California will have a background in law enforcement and many years of professional private investigation experience.

MartinPI Private Investigation Case Study:

Somebody Is Watching You

We were recently retained by a large well-known civil law firm in San Francisco that renders legal advice to financial institutions in the financial district of San Francisco. They were interested in our in-house computer system and how it could help with asset searches and recovering monies owed from current judgments.

One of the senior attorneys shared with me that her daughter, a lawyer in another firm, was concerned that someone was “tapping” her phone and computers while she performed legal work for her firm at home.

We advised that we could perform an electronic eavesdropping detection sweep at her home. He was advised this was not a sideline for us but an integral part of our business. She was also referred to our website, which deals with this subject matter, bugsweep.

Results:

Our staff performed a two-day, three-phase sweep of the subject’s residence. Our technician found a small camera secreted in the master bedroom of the home. The subject was advised and immediately suspected her recently divorced husband.

Our investigative staff devised a plan so that the husband was to take their two children while our client went away on business. Surveillance was maintained on the residence, and shortly after her departure, our surveillance investigators observed the ex-husband enter the home with a key.

Our staff previously placed cameras recorded the ex removing his hidden camera in our client’s bedroom. The local law enforcement agency was notified, and charges are currently pending with the local police and district attorney’s office.

Can the private investigator testify in a court of law?

In the litigious state of California, an excellent private investigator will know the system and how to work within it.

Investigations should yield court-admissible evidence, but your investigator should also be able and ready to testify in support of this evidence. Many private investigators do not have this experience or background.

Martin Investigative Services gathers only court-admissible evidence, and all investigators are considered experts in a court of law.

Does the private investigator have a physical office?

A professional private investigator will always have an office. It is pervasive for private investigators not to have offices in California, preferring to meet at restaurants or communicate by phone or email only. These investigators should be eliminated from consideration as you need to know you’ll be able to locate this person again once you’ve handed over a payment.

Martin Investigative Services has Corporate Offices in Orange County and offers services throughout California, the U.S., and even a few select foreign countries.

Does the private investigator clearly define the fees involved?

When you contact a private investigator, explain the service you would like performed and ask how much it will cost.

A professional private investigator will provide an accurate estimate without your approval and not exceed the quote.

Your first conversation with any reputable private investigator should always be at no charge.

Martin Investigative Services will always provide you with an estimate upon our first conversation. All consultations remain free and confidential.

Do you have a good gut feeling about the need for a private investigator?

Private investigators know that very often, your intuition is correct. When we speak for the first time, ask yourself if you feel good about it. What is your immediate gut reaction?

Make sure the private investigator thoroughly understands your situation and that you feel comfortable. You should feel they are looking out for your best interests. Your needs should always come before money.

Martin Investigative Services will always make an effort to understand your specific investigative need and tell you whether or not we can help so that you can move forward in any event.

Why would you trust anyone but a highly qualified private investigator?

The private investigators of Martin Investigative Services are former Federal agents that are experts at providing you proof that is admissible as evidence in a court of law.

Investigators have extensive experience in investigative law and reporting techniques, background investigationssurveillanceinterrogationfraud investigation and litigation issues, and information searches.

We are supporting you the whole way.

Ongoing partnerships with local law enforcement, legal representation, and industry professionals enable Martin Investigative Services to provide a full range of support in your time of need.

Why not call? It’s free and confidential.

If you are experiencing trouble in your business, with a spouse or partner, family member, or an employee, or you feel you’re in danger, call. You can speak with a seasoned private investigator on a one-on-one basis.

When an in-person meeting is necessary, investigators can meet you at Martin Investigative Services’ Newport Beach offices or a location of your choice. Your appointment and services performed will be kept in total confidence.

Contact Martin Investigative Services today for your private consultation.

Case Study: Private Investigation

San Diego Overturned Conviction

Another private investigator referred the president of a major software company in San Diego to Martin Investigative Services. Our private investigator cost was exactly what our clients expected.

The client had been accused of rape by his stepdaughter and had been convicted in a court of law.

The client refused the charge. In a case like this, Martin Investigative Services is as skeptical as anyone else, but he kept insisting, “I didn’t do it.”

Results:

Martin Investigative Services’ private investigators reviewed trial transcripts in detail and subsequently interviewed and interrogated trial witnesses.

New witnesses were found and interviewed until a smoking gun was found, which cleared the client of all wrongdoing and proved that the mother and stepdaughter had conspired to accuse the client of rape to obtain all the assets in the pending divorce case.

The guilty verdict was overturned, the accusations were proven false, and the client was set free.

Find a Missing Person | family | friend

Needing to find a person, a long lost friend, an adult family member?

We know the angst sometimes a lost person brings to a family.  After 50 years of service, we have the knowledge to digitally search at the deepest levels.  Finding someone who doesn’t want to be found is a daunting task.  Here at Martin Private Investigations, we are equipped with the largest databases to help you, find who you’re looking for.

We have found thousands of missing people.  We search high and low to help find loved ones.

Our private investigators have helped thousands of people trying to locate someone.

Asset Search | Property | accounts

Types Of Asset Searches We Conduct

Be sure nothing is left uncovered when MartinPI conducts an asset search at the start of the investigation process.

Our financial investigations do the following:

  • We research billions of records, not always available in public databases.

Here at MartinPI, we have access to the deepest of databases.  Asset search takes time and dedication. We have thousands of asset searches with great success.  Start and Call (800) 577-1080.

BUG SWEEP SERVICES

Need to bug sweep your property? If you are a home owner or business owner, learn about the following:

The professional name for a bug sweep is an electronic surveillance detection sweep. This is a full-scale inspection that is performed in 3 phases over 2 days.

Bug sweep service is important to not only find the bugs that may be hidden, but to find the people that planted them in the first place! We guarantee that we will find any and all eavesdropping or camera devices secreted in your home or workplace.

Our private investigators are former Federal agents that have decades of experience with these situations.

BACKGROUND SEARCHES

Performed and reviewed by former Federal agents.

These days, there are a number of companies and web sites that perform background checks.

More often than not these services offer results of mixed quality by using dated sources that provide only pieces of information, with no quality assurance or professional review.

When you get a background check at Martin Investigative Services, we use the largest database of public information in the United States.

Equally important: Your results are personally reviewed by private investigators who are former supervisory Federal agents.

Surveillance Services

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The most common surveillance services we perform involve:

  • If you suspect your husband, wife, or partner of infidelity, we can help you prove or disprove your suspicions. If we catch a cheating spouse, the proof can help save you money, help with child custody, and undue burden during legal / divorce proceedings.
  • For companies that suspect an employee of internal theft, embezzlement, vandalism or fraud, we provide employee surveillance.
  • We provide workers comp surveillance to weed out fraudulent worker’s compensation claims.

Mexico Investigative Services

Do you need Mexico Investigative Services to find a loved one?  Our team of private investigators can help too.

Our Mexico team is made up of former Supervisory Federal agents who have actually been assigned in Mexico during their Federal careers. Some of these investigators have actually taught the Mexican Federal Police. By combining investigators living and stationed in Mexico with US-based investigators that were given these teaching assignments, we provide investigation in Mexico that is unsurpassed within the current investigative establishment.

Corporate Investigation

Stop employee theft.

Do you think your employees are stealing from you? Do you suspect them of illegal activities at work? Are they sleeping on the job?

There is a relatively simple solution to your problem: Our interrogation and interview services get results quickly.  All information gathered is court-admissible.

Prevent corporate espionage.

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, corporate espionage is commonplace.

We offer full investigations that maintain the integrity of your business security, and include bug sweeps, surveillance, interrogations of employees, and more.

Private investigation excellence

The private investigators of Martin Investigative Services are former Federal agents that are experts at providing you proof that is admissible as evidence in a court of law.

Investigators have extensive experience in investigative law and reporting techniques, background investigations, surveillance, interrogation, fraud investigation and litigation issues, and information searches.

Martin Investigative Services gathers only court-admissible evidence and all investigators are considered experts in a court of law.

Let Us help you Bring Your peace back!

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“Our team of private investigators are are ready to help you. Your privacy is important to us! Serving states nationally

What to Expect from MartinPI

  • First is your privacy. We keep nothing. We directly give all copies of photos and videos collected during any surveillance investigation to the client. We keep nothing.
  • Second, we will save money and time. Be it business or personal, effective private investigation helps you avoid the bad decisions that ultimately cost money.
  • Third, is a full money-back Guarantee. We offer a 100% full money-back guarantee on all of our services.

How can we be so confident?

Our investigators are Former Federal agents. Our network comprises private investigators that are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents.
We are friendly and approachable. The idea of calling a private investigator can be intimidating. You will find us friendly and down-to-earth.

What else to consider?

We offer a free consultation. No risk. Our friendly staff can help with your issue or point you in the right direction. The consult is free and confidential.  Ready?  Call (800) 577-1080.  We look forward to helping you!

MartinPI Operates throughout the United States and foreign countries

We can have a team ready in 2 days. Are you ready?

Our network is composed of private investigators that are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents.

We respect your time and thank you for stopping by. Please look around and learn about our services.  Should you need help today, simply press the button below.

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MEET THOMAS MARTIN TODAY

A professional private investigator will always have an office. It is especially common in California for private investigators to not have offices, preferring instead to meet at restaurants or communicate by phone or email only.

Martin Investigative Services will always provide you with an estimate upon our first conversation. All consultations remain free and confidential.

A professional private investigator will provide an accurate estimate and will not exceed the quote without your approval.

Your first conversation with any reputable private investigator should always be at no charge.

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!

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Martin Investigations is second-to-none!

See and hear Thomas Martin speak on various solved cases.  After 50+ years, we are ready to help you with your investigative matter.

Start by contacting us and a meeting will be set up. Call (800) 577-1080

MartinPI is the Right Private Investigation Team

We Understand the Harsh Reality When Someone is Invading Your Privacy. You Can Stop it Today!

Speak with Thomas Martin today. Our team of private investigators have years of professional experience in finding bugs and the parties responsible for planting them.  Any and all evidence we collect is done so in a fully court-admissible manner – so if you need to go to trial with your case, the evidence will stand up.

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