Black Friday, once only seen in the USA, has recently become a UK staple in the run-up to Christmas. It’s now a time when major retailers slash their prices to lure in enthusiastic and sometimes unsuspecting shoppers. Think of it as the mother of all January Sales come early. Traditionally it’s the last Friday of … Continue reading Don’t get blue on Black Friday – the London Private Investigator advises…
No one thinks they will ever need a private investigator. We all know that at some stage in our lives we will may need a doctor, an estate agent, an insurance broker, a financial adviser, even a solicitor. But a private investigator? Why? No. Yet the services a good private investigator can benefit all of … Continue reading THE London Private Investigator: This is Anderson Chance
How many times a day do you look at your mobile phone? How would you feel it it got lost or stolen? The mobile phone is now as much a part of our everyday lives as the car or the TV, For most of us, to be without it is unthinkable. Actually ringing someone on … Continue reading Listen to the experienced private investigator: Public Enemy Number One – your phone
It’s certainly been a momentous week. As we write, not only has the UK electorate voted to get out of Europe, but the England football team has also been unceremoniously kicked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland. Whilst the repercussions of both exits will no doubt be felt for years to come, we’re sure both … Continue reading Brexit: They think it’s all over…
Summer’s here (allegedly). Those looking for sun, sex and Sangria flock to the shores of the Costas. Those with less money or more inhibitions might turn to the new matchmaker of choice – the internet. Twenty years ago, those looking for love might have taken up a new hobby, joined a club, or scoured … Continue reading Summer Loving: Our top ten online dating tips
You may recall the cyber attack on Talk Talk last year, in which it was revealed after investigation that some of their UK customers banking and personal data could have been accessed. According to government research, it is estimated that two-thirds of big UK businesses have been hit by a cyber attack in the last … Continue reading Cyber attacks: Happy Talky Talky?
There are few types of fraud cases that this private investigator has not seen. As Fraud investigators we take many calls from people like the poor couple featured in this article: http://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/mar/04/fraud-scam-email-barclays-lloyds Unfortunately, in many cases of fraud such as this, we can only offer advice as to how they might be able to pursue … Continue reading Banking fraud: Been scammed? Don’t bank on compensation.
As private investigators, we are well used to dealing with internet security issues, whether that be in terms of online fraud, blackmail, corporate intelligence leaks and so on. We carry out in-depth investigations into such matters on a regular basis. And increasingly, our prenuptial and matrimonial investigations also involve analysing and using social media. Private … Continue reading Super Injunctions: Gagging to know the truth…
Unless you have been living in a cave hidden beneath the plains of Outer Mongolia for the last twenty years, the concept of protecting yourself online will not be alien to you. Most new laptops and tablets come with built-in firewalls and sophisticated security packages. Most of us are aware of the need to protect … Continue reading Staying Safe Online: The biggest threat to internet safety? Ourselves.
In the last week, we’ve been told we are a dead ringer for Johnny Depp, are charismatic and introverted and have an IQ of 145. You can probably guess that we’ve been indulging in a bit of work avoidance. Also known as Facebook. We’ve all seen those seemingly innocent online quizzes – you know the … Continue reading The Hidden Dangers of the Internet: Getting more than you bargained for online