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What to do When Someone Goes Missing

Every year, over 38,000 people are reported missing in Australia every year. Now, of these 38,000, about 64% of reports are resolved within 24 hours, and 86% are resolved within the first week. This tells us two things: A) Here in Australia we have a great police...

3 Ways Social Media can be Used by a PI

With over 1.69 billion Facebook users globally and just over 11.2 million of those members being Australians, it’s not hard to see how much power and pull social media has over us as a community. It’s changed the way we communicate and interact the way we advertise...

What Can a Background Check Unveil?

Every year, we as a team perform many types of background checks for businesses, and we believe that they are an integral part of the employment process. We’ve all heard the saying that you can’t put a price on safety, and the same is true for that of your...

5 Things to Look for in a Private Investigator

As we step into the new year, you may be requiring the services of a private investigator. However, there are a few things that you need to look at before you enter into a contract with them. We’ve compiled a list of five things you should look for in an Investigator,...

Five Ways we can Help Your Business in 2021

As we close 2020, a year that many are wishing to forget, we’re turning our focus to the potential that 2021 brings. Maybe 2021 will be a year of rebuilding, maybe it will be a year of slowing down, but either way, we want to help you put your best foot forward. Over...

Different Types of Debt Recovery and Negotiation

What we’ve found is that most people when they think of debt recovery only consider the monetary side i.e someone owes you money and the only way to recover it is through finances. However, there is a multitude of things that fall under the umbrella of debt and debt...

Reuniting a Family: Gary’s Story

Private investigation isn’t just about locating people who are on the run or people who ‘don’t want to be found’. Often we’re tasked to find people who didn’t know they were lost in the first place. This was the case for Gary, where we were able to reunite him...

Process Serving During/Post COVID

The world looks a bit different at the moment due to COVID19 and a lot of businesses and industries have had to adapt accordingly. This has been no different for us, which is why we want to talk about what process serving looks like in a pandemic to give other private...

Process Serving for Law Firms (Part 3)

In our latest podcast, we delved into the world of process serving, but particularly for law firms. Now, although we’ve discussed this before, in Part 3, Simon + Sarah discussed with us one of their real life previous cases, and how their work benefited them. This...

Surveillance + Dating Apps

In an ever growing digital society, dating apps are becoming the new norm for finding love. More and more people are looking to dating apps and the statistics don’t lie. Tinder, (as of March 25th, 2020) boasted a whopping 57 million users worldwide. Of this 57,...

Coronavirus and Process Serving – Staying safe and protected. 

With the potent Coronavirus sweeping the world, it’s important to know the facts, and be prepared. For the Process Server, we never know when serving papers, what a recipient may be carrying and what we may be exposed to. We’re taking every measure to ensure...

External Agencies for Process Serving

Process serving, as we always say, is not a DIY action. It’s dangerous and can have huge ramifications if not done by professionals. But why are businesses turning towards external agencies to perform process serving. The reasons for this are time, energy, risk and...

A Lawyers great advantage

We truly believe that having a “go to” Private Investigator on your team gives your Law Firm a great advantage. Every lawyer wants the best possible outcome for their client. When a client is only able to provide limited or inaccurate information, it makes the...

Making 2020 Your Safest Year Yet

With the new year now in full effect, many of us would have begun 2020 by setting goals. Both as a businesses and individuals we ask questions such as:What did we achieve last year? What do I want to improve on?What will we change? What do we want to achieve...

Keeping your Business Safe Over Christmas

With the festive season in our midst, we all want to ensure that our homes, families and businesses remain safe. Particularly if there are periods where you’re away from your business's property, or away from your home. We all want to make sure that we’re not the...

Surveillance and Tenant Lockouts

Over the years, we’ve had to perform multiple lockouts for real estate agents, property owners and landlords who are being unfairly treated, or aren’t being paid the finances that they’re owed. However, sometimes it goes beyond that and properties can often get...

A Law Firms Best Friend

A Law Firms best friend.In the 2007 film “Michael Clayton”, a character played by George Clooney describes himself as “the janitor”.He plays the role of a Private Investigator, who partners with a law firm. His roles include finding missing people, locating vital...

Workplace Surveillance for OHS

Surveillance, perhaps without you even knowing, is conducted within the workplace more than you think. In the past we’ve conducted surveillance for workers and employees for a varying range of reasons. Some have been due to unfair treatment such as workplace bullying,...

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