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Locating Debtors for Businesses

Every business - no matter how large or small - will at some point have a client fail to deliver financially. Now some debt is easily recovered with a quick phone call or email, reminding the customer or client of payments. This is often followed with multiple...

Tenant Lockouts for Landlords & Real Estate Agents

One of the services that we operate heavily in debt recovery for small and large scale businesses. But what do you think of when you hear that term? When the term ‘debt recovery’ comes to mind, do we only focus on the monetary side of things? Or do we focus on our...

The Business of Background Checks

In the year 1820, Thomas Jefferson in a letter wrote “Knowledge is Power, Ignorance is Weakness”. It’s true, knowledge gives you the power to make informed decisions, based on facts and truth. Ignorance places you in a weak position. Many businesses,...

Why do we locate missing people?

Great question! There are many reasons we are contacted to find a person. Here are a few of the more common circumstances. 1. Missing persons cases. Often family and friends of a missing person as classified by Police, engage our services. If a family member...

Process Serving for Law Firms Pt. 2

In our last blog, we spoke about the reasons as to why your law firm should not only use a PI for process serving, but the reasons as to why you should have a regular, go-to private investigator. The reasons for this are: trust, experience and knowledge of...

Process Serving for Law Firms

Process serving, as we’ve stated multiple times in the past, is no easy task. It requires skill, experience, determination and a keen mind. In the past we’ve often recommended that you look to hire a private investigator, such as ourselves rather than doing it...

How PI’s Assist the Car Rental Industry

Over the last few years we’ve seen the expansion of rideshare apps on a whole new level. Companies such as Uber, Ola & DiDi (to name a few) as well as food delivery apps such as Deliveroo & UberEats have changed the way in which our society works. However,...

Why Your Business needs a P.I

Over the years, we’ve assisted a multitude of both small & large scale business owners and organisations. However, many businesses don’t realise the benefit or necessity of having a go-to P.I. Whether you’re a large or small scale business owner, the necessity of...

The Dangers of the FaceApp

Over the years, we’ve seen a multitude of trends hit our phone screens. Whether it’s a ‘cinnamon challenge’ or a ‘ten year challenge’, there’s always something new out there that we all want to be apart of. Most of these ‘challenges’ are harmless, and some of them,...

What to do if you’re arrested.

It’s a fact of life in Australia that Police are the law enforcement organisation to provide a safe, secure and orderly society. As Private Investigators, we on occasion work closely with police. Many files where we obtain instructions from a private citizen may...

What to do if in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Did you know that approximately $27 billion worth of damage is done to vehicles involved in accidents across Australia each year?We work a lot of cases where a driver has been involved in an accident and failed to obtain the  required information. It’s quite easy...

When to use a PI for Background Checks

As Private Investigators, we conduct background checks for clients on a regular basis for a varying range of reasons. However, some people don’t often realise the importance of background checks (and the many circumstances in which they can be used) until it’s too...

Interested in becoming a Private Investigator?

Our team agree it’s a very interesting and rewarding profession. Each day, each client, each file, each target is different.To become a PI, however, is a little more complex than just picking up a camera and following someone. In fact, you do this and you may end up...

Why You Should Have Hidden Cameras in Your Home

In the past, we’ve spoken about hidden cameras, and about where some of the best places are to hide them in your house. However, today we want to take a deeper look into why you should have hidden cameras set up in your home. All the reasons we’re going to provide for...

Surveillance in the Workplace

From the title, you may be thinking this is a blog about whether or not your boss is spying on you. However, even though you might be worried about your boss finding out that you’re secretly catching up on GoT or the NBA playoffs at work, we’re not here to talk about...

Finding a Great Lawyer 

There may come a time in your life when you need the services of a lawyer.We are lucky enough to work for and with some of the best. There can be huge differences in your experience and outcome depending on the lawyer you choose.Whether you are owed money, trying to...

How Drones Changed Private Investigation

Did you go through the Drone phase that came around recently? We know a lot of people who did. And to be completely honest, we don’t blame them! Drones are pretty cool if you ask us… Now, we understand that a few of you may at this point be a little confused. Don’t...

Minimising Domestic Violence & Abuse through Private Investigation

Did you know that on average police deal with 5,000 domestic violence matters every week? That means that every day they’re facing more than 700 calls, receiving 30 calls an hour and that every two minutes - yes, every two minutes - the police receive a call in...

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