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.)…
What interrogation is, what it isn’t, what is involved, and how private investigators use in the private, corporate world and with attorneys.
I want to talk a little about private investigators for celebrities, and what happens when someone is actively out to destroy their name, or yours.
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.
Post discusses the morality considerations of cheating spouse and employee theft investigations.
When tragedy strikes, you can’t get any help from the authorities, and when nobody believes you, your best and only hope can be a private investigator.
An abusive babysitter caught with a hidden cel phone. Interview & interrogation techniques. How a background check can weed out bad babysitters.
Discusses the illegal bugging of celebrity athletes, and the unique considerations of providing private investigation for celebrities.
The single most important aspect of a professional private investigator is gathering court-admissible evidence.
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