What Types of Cases Do Private Investigators Work On?

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What Types of Cases Do Private Investigators Work On?

Private investigators work on many different types of cases. Catching cheating spouses may come to mind when you think of a PI, but that is only a small area in the larger spectrum of the things that private investigators really do.

Here is a fairly comprehensive list of services you might expect from a good PI:

Domestic Cases

Prudential Associates has worked on thousands of investigations of a domestic nature, and they usually focus on documenting child custody or adulterous activity issues. Surveillance is often used in these matters.

Domestic surveillance and investigation teams work on:

  • Proving adultery
  • Documenting cohabitation in the case of possible alimony reduction
  • Determining competency levels
  • Documenting child endangerment, abuse or neglect
  • Providing security while retrieving property
  • Providing discreet or overt security during meetings or visitations
  • Verifying activities pursuant to claims
  • Removing or recovering property pursuant to a court order

Determining a Subject’s Resources

Prudential Associates can gather information about the finances and belongings of a person. Research is done in a legal and ethical way.

Research includes:

  • Real property
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Bank accounts
  • Motor vehicles
  • Other assets

Criminal and Background Checks

These are just two parts of the research done with regard to criminal activity. Other areas of investigation in this field of work include:

  • Arson
  • Covert surveillance
  • Fraud
  • Homicide investigation

Computer Forensics

Prudential Associates offers reliable data collection and computer forensics. Our associates help in data collection, recovery and preservation. Our services include the investigation of:

  • Digital fraud and theft
  • High-technology litigation support
  • Mobile phone forensics
  • Computer forensics
  • Corporate investigations
  • Cyber investigations
  • Electronic data discovery
  • Identity theft

Missing Persons

“Locate” investigations do not guarantee that a subject will be located. However, honest and skilled efforts and honest accounting will be used.

Internal Security Investigations

Culprits in small and large businesses alike are identified by Prudential Associates. This may include:

  • Abuse
  • Fraud
  • Waste
  • Mismanagement

Due Diligence Investigations

Business intelligence assists companies with information related to:

  • Performance verification
  • Compliance
  • Merger and acquisition

Risk Mitigation and Crisis Management and Response

Prudential Associates consults in planning and addresses emergencies when they occur. This includes:

  • Risk assessment
  • Contingency planning
  • Operational planning
  • Crisis response

Security Awareness Programs

Employee training programs help to increase their awareness of security compliance.

This will teach employees to safeguard personnel, information and other company assets.

Background Investigations

Background investigations, pre-litigation and pre-employment checks will help you to ensure that you are not hiring people with a questionable past.

Criminal Investigations

Prudential Associates will conduct investigation to determine who has committed various possible crimes against our clients.

Undercover Operations

Undercover operatives help in identifying people who act in a way that is contrary to the best interests of a company. We can also aid in finding procedures, policies or programs that go against the proprietary interests of a company.

Security Surveys

Prudential Associates will conduct these surveys in order to identify anything that adds to your liability, and then make recommendations about ways of reducing or eliminating those liabilities.

Counter-Intelligence Operations

We will design and run operations that will identify weaknesses in counter-intelligence and identify anyone who is engaged in gathering intelligence that targets our clients. Then you can implement programs that will harden the target.

Other Types of Cases:

  • CSI
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Bounty Hunter
  • Criminal Defense Investigations
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Executive Protection
  • Financial
  • Photo Surveillance
  • Process Service
  • General Investigations
  • Judgment Recovery
  • Premarital
  • Forensic
  • Video Surveillance
  • Insurance Investigations
  • International Private Investigator
  • Surveillance
  • Wrongful Death
  • Skip Tracing
  • Internet Profiling
  • Trial Preparation
  • Polygraph
  • International Background Checks
  • Public Record Searches
  • Repossession
  • Workers Compensation

These various areas and others are covered by qualified private investigators like Prudential Associates, and the field is much larger than simply shadowing a spouse who may be unfaithful.   If you have any specific questions about any of the services listed here please contact us today.