Elder Abuse and Estate Fraud – How can a Private Investigator Help?

Elder abuse can be of many types and can include threats to the elderly, neglecting them, fraud and tricking them financially. Physical elderly abuse involves hitting, use of drugs, as well as confinement which may result in injury, pain and impairment. Another kind of elder abuse is emotional or psychological abuse which means treating elders […]

Horror stories of citizens trying to do their own private investigations: What could go wrong?

Let’s just be honest. All of us who have had hired private investigators in the past or were looking to avail the services of one have asked ourselves the following questions: “Why can’t I do the job that I am looking to hire a private investigator for?” and “What is it exactly that a private […]

Private Investigators Using Long Range Two-Way Radios For Team Surveillance

Private investigators may carry out their work either remotely, or in person, since generally surveillance can be put in categories of physical and electronic surveillance. In Canada, physical surveillance involves the physical observation of a person whether mobile or stationary. Given the risks of detection in remaining in close proximity of subjects under surveillance, it […]

Private Investigator Reviews: Are they a good indicator of a reputable firm?

When it comes to hiring a private investigator it is essential that you opt for the right individual or company the first time around. This is because time is of the essence and each particular case is unique. You just cannot afford mistakes. Hence, not only do you want the task at hand to be […]

Private Investigators ask: How safe is your information online? Are you making it easy to take advantage of you?

We live in an age of information, an age where your personal information is currency. Anyone can attempt to track you down, blackmail you or cause you some sort of harm. Making these types of problems possible, and easier, is people not understanding how to protect themselves online. The 21st century has been called the […]

Uncovering assets in a Divorce? Let a Private Investigator help you.

How Private Investigators Can Help Discover Assets in Canadian Divorce Cases Separations and divorces can be quite stressful. Research shows that 40% of all people getting married for the first time in Canada eventually go their separate ways. The causes vary. They include infidelity, money, constant arguments, lack of intimacy and equality among others. In […]

Using Private Investigators to Interview Witnesses for Court

How to Conduct Witness Interviews for Court Cases by Private Investigators Private investigators should be equipped with enough research resources, interviewing skills, surveillance techniques and know how to effectively collect and preserve evidence that will be used during court cases. Most people are not sure if the evidence gathered will be admissible in court, but […]

Don’t Get Caught: 10 Situations When You Need A Private Investigator

While private investigators are often hired by attorneys and law firms to aid with their cases, studies show that about 55% of them render their services to individual members of the general public. Credibility-wise, most private investigators come from a legal background. In fact, 51% of them are former law enforcers and 21% come from […]

Theft in the Workplace? More common than you think.

How to Conduct Internal Theft Investigations in your workplace According to research conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the money lost by businesses to fraudsters amounts to over $3.5 trillion each year.  Occupational theft leads to a significant financial loss in the company and in the case of the lack of concrete evidence; […]

Investigating WSIB Claims

What are the Benefits of Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board Investigations? Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is a government body in Canada responsible for compensation to employers. It’s also responsible for overseeing the safety of the workplace. It helps employers with their no-fault insurance claims as well. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act stipulates […]