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.)…
I think the most common PI case, at least for most private investigators or agencies, involves cheating spouses. While we do our share of those cases, they only represent about 5% of our business in our five California offices and casework throughout the United States. Our most common case at Martin Investigative Services involves clients throughout corporate America that retain us to determine who is stealing time, money or product from them.
An abusive babysitter caught with a hidden cel phone. Interview & interrogation techniques. How a background check can weed out bad babysitters.
Discusses the limits of basic criminal records checks, context, and how to make the best hire possible with thorough employee background checks.
Online dating is a norm, but Google searches are not enough if you feel something is wrong. Online dating background checks are inexpensive.
What is involved in database searches and background searches performed by licensed private investigators, and how that can help you avoid harm.
Performing my own nanny background check against that of a nanny agency, I discovered a nanny that had been arrested in Los Angeles for grand theft auto.
The honest truth about background checks. 3 professional and ethical approaches to find civil and criminal records.