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Child Custody Surveillance Is an Important Tool

One important tool for investigative service firms is surveillance, which is the watching or observing of a person. Often, a custody dispute involves the child’s living conditions and surveillance can help to uncover what circumstances a child is truly living in. Typically, one of the parents is seeking full custody and engages a private investigator to monitor the current living conditions, so as to gain an advantage in court. It is important to know that, in North Carolina, the court decides what is in the best interest of the child. Continue reading “Child Custody Surveillance Is an Important Tool”

Today’s PI: Different from the TV Gumshoes of the Past

Private Investigators, often referred to as PI’s, are a far cry of those TV portrayed gumshoes. Today our Private Investigators are specially trained, and most have over thirty years experience. We use the top of the line digital cameras with low light capability. Our cameras are also equipped with zoom lenses that allow us to sit and monitor people at a greater distance so to avoid detection. We have the capability of secretly video taping people and their actions. Continue reading “Today’s PI: Different from the TV Gumshoes of the Past”

North Carolina Investigative Services, INC Earns BBB Accreditation

North Carolina Investigative Services, INC is Committed to BBB’s Standards for Trust
This week, North Carolina Investigative Services, INC announced its recent accreditation by Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina. As a BBB Accredited Business, North Carolina Investigative Services, INC is dedicated to promoting trust in the marketplace.

“We are proud to have met BBB’s high standards and we are excited to be part of an organization that exists so consumers and businesses alike have an unbiased source to guide them on matters of trust,” said Randy Miller. “BBB Accreditation gives our customers confidence in our commitment to maintaining high ethical standards of conduct.” Continue reading “North Carolina Investigative Services, INC Earns BBB Accreditation”

Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Fraud Investigations

According to research data, thirty percent of all workers’ compensation claims in the United States are fraudulent. According to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, there are an estimated $80 billion worth of fraudulent claims made annually in the United States! This should alarm everyone, because it raises the consumer prices. Higher employee costs add to product cost. As a business owner, workers’ compensation fraud can also damage your reputation with insurance companies, force your premiums higher and ultimately make your company less profitable, underscoring the need for proper workers’ comp and insurance investigations. Continue reading “Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Fraud Investigations”

Need Answers about Adultery and Infidelity Concerns

Do you often find yourself wondering why your husband is never where he says he is? Want to know why he has all of sudden been working late so often? Those weekend long fishing trips with the boys are now occurring more often. These are just some of the possible signs of infidelity.
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Why Criminal Defense Attorneys Should Hire Private Investigators

Criminal defense attorneys, when they are appointed or hired to represent their clients, are starting off behind the eight ball. That is to say, they are behind in the progress of the case.

The first thing they accomplish is talk with their client to get their side of it. Then they file motions for discovery and wait for it to be delivered. In the time between, they file motions, and set the course for proceedings.

What they are missing is plentiful.

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Why Workplace Accidents Need Independent Investigation

Work place accidents can cost a company millions. In the event that there is a serious workplace injury, loss of limbs, or even death, what is in the best interest of your company?

The police will respond as well as OSHA. They will each conduct an independent investigation to protect the interests of the injured employee. But who will protect the interest of your business?

The State or local authorities are not going to share their information with you until their investigation is concluded. The company needs to have access to this information to help them make informed decisions – decisions that could save millions. Private Investigators can conduct their own independent investigation to determine what went wrong, and who is responsible.

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How Keeping an Eye on Employees Can Save You Money

Employee theft, fraud, misconduct, accidents and absenteeism cost corporations billions of dollars each year. But since Facebook and other social networking sites are so popular with the current generation, much can be learned about employees and their activities from these websites.

Who are your employees’ friends, and who they are connected with? What are they posting about their employment? Are they posting things that could be hurtful to their employers reputation?

Competitors are watching social networking websites. Why shouldn’t you? Continue reading “How Keeping an Eye on Employees Can Save You Money”