The Three Questions Every Comprehensive Background Check Should Answer

A background check can be as small as running a $20 pre-employment background check to one that is conducted on an FBI scale costing thousand dollars. Regardless of the type, there are some basic questions that need to be a part of the background check. The private investigator should make sure they get a satisfactory answer to the questions below: 1.   Have There Been Any Serious Matters in the Individual’s Past? This is a major…

The Traits of A Good Private Investigator

The image that most people have in their heads of a private investigator is one straight out of the movies. Many people think Sherlock Holmes is the best representation for a modern day private detective, but he is just a super reckless, impulsive genius who is addicted to drugs. Pretty sure that in real life, he would struggle greatly to find work as an official private investigator. Even though there aren’t any strict requirements as…

Similarities and Differences between Bounty Hunters and Private Investigators

It is not uncommon for people to confuse bounty hunters with private investigators. Many people believe that characters such as Stephanie Plum from the novel One for the money are private investigators when in reality they are bounty hunters. But we can’t blame people either. Oftentimes, the tasks that bounty hunters do and the skillsets they possess overlap with those of a private investigator. Thus, it can be easy to mistake one for the other….

Suspect Your Spouse of Committing Digital Infidelity? Hire a Private Investigator

Digital infidelity. Yes, it’s a real thing. In this day and age where people can impersonate celebrities and actually successfully catfish unsuspecting naïve victims, almost anything is possible. Many individuals think that digital infidelity is harmless, and realize too late that communicating with someone privately about intimate things can have severe emotional impact on their partner. Is Cheating Online Still Cheating? The advent of the internet, especially social media platforms, has really made it quite…

How A Private Investigator Can Help You With Identity Theft

There are many types of identity theft, ranging from financial identity theft, identity cloning, to medical identity theft. These serious crimes can be committed for a number of reasons such as a person wanting to get a job, a tax refund or commit fraudulent transactions. 2018’s statistics of identity theft shows that almost 60 million Americans have been in some way or the other affected by the crime. So, if you feel like your identity…

The Importance of Private Investigators Being CLEET Certified

It is often wrongly perceived that a private investigator is just an officer in training who never made it. Private investigators go through classes, tests, and training before becoming a certified private investigator in Oklahoma City.  A licensed private investigator from Oklahoma needs to take the CLEET test in order to get certified. Here is why it is important to for a private detective to be CLEET certified. What is CLEET? CLEET stands for the…

How Private Investigators Can Help With Pre-Employment Background Checks

Pre-employment background checks are extremely important for employers looking for suitable candidates for an open job position. The check can range from just confirming with the reference that the employee has mentioned in their resume and may even require to check for a criminal record. Background checks are especially important for those employees who will be hired to work in the finance department of your company. There are many benefits of hiring a private investigator…

The Actual Ways Private Investigators Collect Evidence

A private investigator does not usually conduct their business as movies portray them. They must follow the law, and use the tools given to them to find out information in a logical and covert manner. Yes, some of the intriguing strategies such as going undercover and using spy cameras, however, it may not actually be as dramatic as most people make it out to be. Here are the actual ways a private detective collects evidence…

How a Private Investigator Can Help During a Child Custody Battle

Even though some divorces end on a good and satisfactory note, other divorces are very messy. With prenuptial agreements and child custody battles needing to be sorted out, couples end up with a nasty and exhausting experience where they feel like most is lost and nothing is gained. The messiest and most complicated divorces are usually the ones in which children are involved. Here is how a private detective can help during a child custody…

How Private Investigators Break Bad News To Their Clients

William Shakespeare wrote, ‘expectation is the root of all heartache.’ This can apply to almost any situation. Even the situation where a private investigator has to break bad news to their client. ‘Bad news’ is not limited to information that will emotionally hurt the client, but also to when the surveillance operation does not go as planned due to unforeseen circumstances. This might crush all the expectations that the client had, which could lead to…