Why hire a Private Investigator?

People might hire a private investigator (also known as a PI) in Australia for various reasons, ranging from personal matters to business-related issues.

Here are the most common reasons:

  • 1. **Infidelity Investigations**: Individuals may hire a PI to investigate a spouse or partner they suspect of cheating.
  • 2. **Missing Persons**: A PI can be hired to find a missing person, such as a family member, friend, or debtor.
  • 3. **Background Checks**: Companies or individuals might use PIs to conduct background checks on employees, business partners, or potential tenants.
  • 4. **Surveillance**: Surveillance might be needed for various reasons, such as observing a person’s behavior, monitoring locations, or ensuring compliance with court orders (like restraining orders).
  • 5. **Insurance Fraud**: Insurance companies often hire PIs to investigate potential fraud cases, verifying claims and gathering evidence.
  • 6. **Corporate Investigations**: Businesses might use PIs to investigate internal issues like employee theft, misconduct, or breaches of confidentiality.
  • 7. **Asset Searches**: PIs can be hired to locate hidden assets, often in the context of divorce proceedings, financial disputes, or debt recovery.
  • 8. **Due Diligence**: Before entering into business deals or partnerships, PIs can be hired to investigate companies or individuals for potential risks.
  • 9. **Stalker and Harassment Cases**: PIs can help gather evidence to support legal action against stalkers or harassers.
  • 10. **Litigation Support**: Lawyers and legal professionals might use PIs to gather evidence for court cases, such as witness locations, evidence collection, or surveillance.

When hiring a PI in Australia, it’s important to ensure they are licensed and follow legal and ethical guidelines. Australia has strict regulations regarding privacy and data collection, so PIs must adhere to these rules.

Down Under Investigations operate Australia-wide. With a network of agents to ensure your matter is handled professionally, quickly and at a very reasonable rate. Please contact us for more information.