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Insurance Fraud and its Impact on Business

One might assume that insurance fraud crimes only affect insurance companies. That perspective, however, is not taking the whole picture into account. Insurance fraud isn’t only harmful to insurance companies. It can also have a direct and negative impact on individuals, communities and small businesses. So what defines insurance fraud?

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Can Private Investigators Help You Find Someone?

There are times, unfortunately, when someone we care about goes missing. Perhaps they disappeared without warning, leaving us with no clues as to there whereabouts. An experience like this can be an absolute shock to the system. If you need help tracking someone down, there’s not a better person to

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Background Checks: Childcare

Background checks are not always mandatory for a new position, however, when it comes to working with children they are. There are a significant amount of reasons why, and each of them is important. The predominant one is safety, these systems are in place to keep children safe. So for

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Background Checks: Pre-employment

Last week we talked about the importance of social media checks as part of a background check. How important they are for employers to get a better idea of who they are hiring. Whereas, this week we will be discussing the intricacies of a background check. What exactly employers are

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Background Checks: Social Media

People often make use of background checks or screenings to acquire criminal, financial, and commercial records. Individuals and/or organizations can acquire these. Employers, for example, often request these kinds of checks. Usually, if they wish to take a candidate onboard for a high-security position. Or, at times, even one that

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Expert Witness Roles in Court

What is an expert witness? An expert witness is a person who judges accept as an expert, deeming their opinion an expert suggestion. They have acquired this expertise usually via their education, training, skills, certification, and experience in their profession. Therefore, a judge may consider their opinion on certain evidence

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Private Investigators and the Law

Although various mediums often portray private investigators (i.e.: movies, TV, books, etc.), these representations are often inaccurate. In fact, it’s quite common to see private investigators breaking the law in fiction. Which of course, in reality, they would never be able to get away with. It would go against the

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Private Investigation in the Court Room

Private investigators often collaborate with attorneys, this collaboration can be crucial to a successful case. So, how does a private investigator help an attorney? Why would you want to bring one onto your case? There are a myriad of reasons you might find yourself in need of a PI’s services.

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A Private Investigator’s Job Description

To be a private investigator one needs a wide array of skills. Additionally, it requires very specific training; it’s a specialized job that requires one to wear many hats. Various different types of private investigators specialize in certain sectors of society. Even then, however, cases can vary wildly from each

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How Private Investigators Use Databases

Last week we delved into how a private investigator gains access to databases. Whereas this week we will be looking into how private investigators use these databases to better perform at their jobs. There are a wealth of reasons why databases are so important for PIs. Among the highest is

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How Private Investigators Gain Access to Databases

Databases are amongst the most important tools available to any private investigator. They are crucial for most investigations and are usually the first investment a new PI makes after acquiring their license. There are a plethora of different databases available, and each has its value for different types of cases.

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Is it Worth Hiring a Private Investigator for Financial Fraud?

Unfortunately, financial fraud is a rather prevalent crime that can cause businesses millions. Even worse, fraud is very difficult to prove. It is not uncommon to see organizations or companies negatively affected by fraud. Not to mention they often have few options for retaliation or protection. If you have come

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