A thorough search of a person’s assets can help uncover hidden funds to assist in collection of debts; child support; or judgment liens. Some commonly related cases in which an asset search may be helpful are: Personal Injury Cases; Motor Vehicle Investigations; Collection of Debt or Judgements; Child Support or for discovery during Divorce proceedings. Contact our office today for a personal review on whether an asset search is useful in your particular situation.
Background checks are useful for a variety of reasons. They can be beneficial for pre-employment screening to determine the credibility of potential employees; to screen residential or commercial tenants; to screen potential nannies or other childcare providers; during the selection of public officials; to verify licensing or credentials and other useful purposes. Contact our team today to further discuss how our background check services can assist you or your company. We offer a variety of different levels of backgrounds to fit your needs and budget.
* We also offer group discounts and monthly contracts.
Child Support, Custody, & Spousal Support
At The Investigative Group we understand that some of the most stressful times of anyone’s life is when they are faced with a family dispute such as divorce, child custody and/or financial problems. Our trained group of investigators have an extraordinary amount of compassion for those who are struggling through these difficult situations. Many of us have been in the same situations ourselves. We understand the emotional toll this brings, and our group of investigators possess a strong desire to help you get through these trying times. We want to help you find the answers you need to resolve your situation in the most delicate way possible. Contact our team today to speak directly to an investigator about your specific needs related to current child support orders or ongoing custody disputes.
Civil Litigation is the result of a conflict or disagreement between two or more parties. These cases may involve individuals or business institutions. Civil litigation cases can be overwhelming due to the amount of documentation necessary to prevail or to meet the standard of proof. Oftentimes, criminal cases can also evolve into civil litigation. If you have found yourself in a legal dispute, don’t wait until it’s too late to get ahead. Contact our office to discuss how we may be able to help position you to win. Our office will work diligently to get you the clear and convincing evidence you need.
Some examples of civil cases include: Marital Investigations; Employment related Lawsuits; Disputes involving contractors; Workers Compensation Cases; Criminal Cases; Landlord/Tenant Issues; and Breach of Contract claims.
The Investigative Group offers personal and professional consulting. Whether you are a homeowner concerned about your safety and the security at your home, or a corporation dedicated on providing a safe workplace for your employees. We can provide you with a detailed safety plan or specialized training for your business, such as workplace violence or how to handle irate customers.
We also offer court and trial preparation for civil, criminal, traffic and family related matters.
Corporate Investigations / Employee Misconduct / Internal Investigations
All large corporations and small business owners have one thing in common – employee theft and misconduct can be devastating. A recent study found that employee theft and embezzlement are the two fastest growing crimes affecting businesses. A recent study reported that in 2017 the average business loss was $1.13 million dollars – due to employee theft. Theft attacks your bottom line, while misconduct can destroy reputations and credibility. Both are great threats to businesses everywhere. We can help mitigate these losses and uncover the source. Utilizing the resources we have available to us, along with decades of investigative experience, The Investigative Group will work diligently to protect your business.
Take a look at these recent statistics:
-55% of cases occurred at companies with fewer than 100 employees
-Average (mean) loss is a staggering $1.13 Million Dollars
-30% of cases occurred in the financial or government sectors
-51% of those involved are female employees
-28.7% of these schemes went undetected for more than 5 years.
*Statistics provided by the 2017 HISCOX American embezzlement study
Some examples of common corporate investigations include: Theft of proprietary information; theft of intellectual property; the sale of company secrets; improper use of network information; liability; general misconduct; sexual harassment; bribery; fraud; corruption; and violations of company policies and procedures.
Contact us to discuss how we can help you learn about warning signs, what potentially makes your company at risk, some common schemes, what to avoid, and what we can do if you suspect this is occurring at your company.
Criminal Investigations (Prosecution and Defense)
Whether you are in a position of defending yourself from criminal charges, or a member of law enforcement looking for assistance in gathering evidence, we offer a wide range of services helpful in many criminal investigations. We can assist with: Evidence gathering; witness interviewing; locating persons; surveillance; discovery; document searches and crime scene mapping.
Contact us for a free consultation to learn how we may be able to help you.
Financial crimes are on the rise. From corporate fraud to internet scams, these types of crimes are increasing and can stretch across several countries, making these very difficult to solve or prosecute. Crimes like these can have devastating outcomes for individuals and companies alike. If you believe you are victim to a financial scam or fraud, or if you have knowledge of such, reach out to an investigator today and learn how we may be able to help.
Fraud & Insurance
Fraud appears in many different forms. Someone filing a false insurance claim for money; identity theft; targeting a large company or corporation; faking an injury; or selling counterfeit items are some common examples. Many of these fraudulent situations can be resolved through diligent investigation and surveillance. Investigations like these can save insurance companies hundreds of thousands of dollars. Speak to one of our investigators today to find out how we can help resolve your situation. We specialize in insurance investigations related to workers compensation, accident claims, and personal injury. We also offer recorded statements and transcribed interviews.
We offer several affordable levels of GPS tracking services with real time updates. * State laws apply.
Infidelity / Domestic Situations
Are you going through a divorce, or suspect your spouse may be cheating? From divorce, to custody battles or abuse, – family disputes can be the most stressful time that anyone goes through. Our group of investigators understand this and have the compassion to help guide you through these situations. We know that no one wants to be in a position where they need to hire an investigator, so allow us to help find you to the answers you need. When you meet with us, you will notice right away that we have a humanistic approach and are focused on finding a solution that not only meets your investigative needs but also your financial needs as well. We understand that divorce and custody battles can cause severe financial drain. We offer competitive pricing and alternative options. We offer customized solutions for your specific needs. Our investigators will remain in contact and keep you updated every step of the way.
We can assist with cases of divorce, suspected cheating, threats, blackmail, extortion, child custody, child abuse, elder abuse, or locating a lost loved one. Meet with one of our investigators today to discuss a plan tailored to your very needs.
Online Privacy / Data Removal
In the world we live in today, our digital footprints can leave long trails of information about us. Sometimes these trails of information are harmless, and other times can lead to unwanted contact, or worse. We offer a thorough process and plan to remove your unwanted information from the internet in order to better protect your privacy.
The Investigative Group has the most up to date advanced technology when it comes to truth detection. Our equipment is unaffected by traditional countermeasures used to distort the results. Our expertly trained examiners will uncover the truth whatever the situation may be. We can conduct both in office or mobile exams. An example of some examinations we provide are: Infidelity/Family related, Civil Cases, Sports Polygraphs for Angling and Bodybuilding, Registered Offenders-Parole/Probation, Law Enforcement Agency, Pre-Employment, Corporate Investigations, Fraud/Insurance and more. Contact our office today to schedule your examination or to discuss contracted polygraph services. 916.934.4736 *Discounts apply for contracted services.
We serve a variety of legal documents for you and will provide you with the proof of service you need for court. Our process servers are trained in locating and resolving issues such as these. We offer competitive rates, same day-rush service and locate/skip trace. Contact us to serve your Summons, Civil/Criminal Subpoenas, Small Claims, Divorce/Family Law documents, Restraining Orders, Child Custody and/or Eviction Notices.
Recently met someone new but feeling uneasy about them? Have you been burned before and are feeling cautious about your new relationship? We can provide you with the answers you need to be put at ease with who you are allowing into your life. Contact us today to discuss your options.
We have the ability to provide recorded statements for witnesses, insurance claimants, and/or clients.
We utilize new, cutting edge technology for physical, remote or electronic surveillance. We recognize that there are limitations to physical surveillance, which is why we offer electronic surveillance services in certain situations. Contact us today to discuss if this is an option for you or your company. *We are bound by state and local laws pertaining to electronic surveillance