The following is a list of our most commonly requested Investigative Services.  While Private Investigative Services can cover a very broad spectrum of activities, we can investigate very basic as well as more complex circumstances.

Please feel free to contact us if you require services beyond what is listed here.   We will be happy to listen to your specific situation.

Civilian Investigations

Background Check (partner/nanny/tenant)

Our basic background checks include searching public records to discover criminal records, arrest records and other possible indiscretions that may affect your decision to hire, partner with, or rent to an individual or company.

Pre-Screening

A pre-screening of a candidate that is being considered to care for your child, business or property can help to avoid headaches, financial loss and additional complications.  Beyond a basic background check, an employee Pre screening can verify references, previous employment, previous addresses, previous business endevours and other information that you need in order to make a safe and appropriate decision.

Did your potential nanny give real references?

Does your new tenant have previous evictions? Did they provide a correct previous address?

Criminal background checks are not the only indication that a person or company is a potential threat.  Sometimes, verification of application information and search of financial records or filed court cases can also alert you to other conduct by a person that may cause problems for you.

Skip tracing

Skip tracing is the process of locating people who have ‘skipped’ out of town or gone in to hiding in order to avoid an obligation or responsibility.  Many times they are also attempting to hide assets or other stolen or improperly acquired property.

Surveillance

Surveillance is the act of monitoring activities and behaviors in order to gather information that can be used in most cases for the protection of people or property or to confirm suspicions of improper or illicit conduct.

Our professional investigators can observe the behavior of a group or individual by monitoring their behavior or by utilizing ‘detective’ style tactics to gather information

     Our investigators are trained to conform to Federal and Texas State laws of privacy and other constitutional rights.

Counter Surveillance(debugging)

Counter Surveillance (debugging) involves the identification of efforts to monitor your activities.  We can help you find out if your activities are being monitored with hidden cameras or listening devices.  We employ a very effective ‘debugging’ process to find hidden means of monitoring your private space at home or work.

Missing Persons

We can help you search for missing persons in the state of Texas and throughout the United States and parts of Mexico with the assistance of our cooperating Investigators.  Unlike law enforcement, we are not bound by a waiting period before starting a search for a missing person.  We understand that time is of the essence when trying to locate a missing teenager, elderly person or other loved ones.

Corporate/Commercial Investigations

*Employee Pre Screening

An employee pre-screening, (this requires the applicants consent), can include credit reports and other non public records and information.

Verification of information provided by an applicant can protect your business and current employees by alerting you to false information  and past behaviors.

Are the past employers and references accurate?  Do they have a history of filing for Workman’s Comp? Were they fired for bad behavior?

Will their driving record disclose reckless behavior?

After you have a problem is not the best time to find out you have made a bad hire choice.

*Partnership Verification’s

Is your new franchisee an honest person?

Did a potential partner omit information that could alert you to previous problematic partnerships ?

*Employee Misconduct

Why you should care about employee misconduct depends on how much harm an employees conduct can injure your company’s interest.

Beyond the type of conduct that can prevent the employee from receiving unemployment benefits, there is the potential of damage to your reputation and the loss of profits and customers that can result from employee misconduct.

Is your brand being properly represented, protecting your reputation?

Do field employees practice safe driving in your vehicles?

*Employee Theft    

Are employees stealing from you?

There are many ways that employees can deprive you of property and profits.  We can monitor suspicious activity to help identify ways that employees may be taking more that ‘advantage’ of your trust.

*Secret Shopper

Are customers being treated properly by employees?

Are you losing customers due to inappropriate behavior by

your employees?

*Employee Theft

Are employees stealing from you?

There are many ways that employees can deprive you of property and profits.  We can monitor suspicious activity to help identify ways that employees may be taking more that ‘advantage’ of your trust.

*Secret Shopper

Are customers being treated properly by employees?

Are you losing customers due to inappropriate behavior by your employees?

*False Claims / *Fraud

Has someone intentionally tried to deceive you with false claims of originality (trademark infringement) or false promises or guarantee of suitability of a product?  Fraud and False claims investigations require additional proof of intent to defraud in order to establish grounds for legal action.  Our investigators are familiar with the type of information and procedure that are necessary to protect your company and products.

*Insurance Fraud

Is your insurance being fraudulently charged for workers’ compensation.  Are there false claims of accident or injury being filed against your company and insurance?

We work closely with Attorneys, Insurance companies and Administrators to provide the tools necessary to confirm or denounce allegations of liability for fraudulent claims.

Legal Investigations

 *Witness Location/Interview

Need to find witnesses or get information to provide court verification or cause for further investigation of a claim or legal proceeding?  Our Investigators can get the job done in a timely manner.

*Asset Verification

Need to verify sufficient assets to pursue legal action or enforce an existing court ordered compensation?  We can help you verify assets for recovery of Child Support, Debt repayment and other matters that require verification of assets.

*Probate Matters

Has the loss of a loved one left questions regarding their estate?  We can help to verify probate matters and help answer questions that may arise during the probate of a loved ones estate.

*Courtroom Support

In matters where additional documentation or evidence is necessary to the success of a court proceeding, we understand the requirements of the court when it comes to additional, independent or supporting evidence.

*Translations (Legal Documents, English/Spanish)

            Let us help you translate your legal documents in English or Spanish so that you can use them in the alternate language for court puposes.

                                  

Government Investigations

*other

Please contact us to discuss your highly confidential investigative needs.