Protect yourself and your money – How Private Investigators can assist with bank related scams

In 2018 it was reported, and verified by the Competition Bureau of Canada, that Canadians lost close to one hundred million dollars to scams. What’s even more astonishing is that this figure represents only about five percent of the total cases as only these were the ones actually reported to police. Online purchase scams, bank […]

How a private investigator can assist if you are the victim of obituary fraud/theft when a loved one dies?

Unfortunately, identity theft is prevalent in the news almost every day. Identity theft occurs when your personal information is stolen, used in criminal activity causing financial loss and immense pain. Criminals use it for various illicit purposes such as opening new accounts, renting or buying properties, filing fake tax returns and many more. Also, many […]

Key professions that utilize the services of a Private Investigator

Private investigators are skilled at researching information relating to personal, legal and financial matters. They offer many types of services such as locating missing people, investigating crimes and unearthing historical information about a person place or thing. In today’s world, many companies and professionals require the services of a personal or private investigator. Mostly, these […]

Polygraphs and Private Investigators

What is a Polygraph, really? A polygraph, or in other words a lie detector test, is a procedure that takes into account various physiological indicators such as breathing patterns, pulse, skin conductivity, and blood pressure while an individual is being asked certain questions. The reason behind this is the notion that true and false answers […]

Before you walk down the aisle: Pre-marital investigations

Not sure about your “Would Be”?  Increase in online search for brides and grooms has increased dramatically and partly to do with matrimonial frauds. Background checks are a useful tool in providing valuable insight which can help you make a more informed decision about your long distance relationship. In just a short time, you can […]

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 […]

Long Distance Love and Background Checks Go Hand in Hand

Not sure about your “long-distance love”? Have they rushed past the getting to know you part of the relationships?  Did they propose a little too soon? Background checks are a useful tool in providing valuable insight that can help you make a more informed decision about your long distance relationship. In a short period of […]

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 […]

Tactics Burglars Use

Tactics Burglars Use and How You Might be Able to Fool Them Don’t be fooled by what you see on TV or in the paper about dumb criminals. There are some highly trained (possibly military or a law enforcement background) criminals who specialise in home invasions. They wear ski masks or balaclavas to stop people […]