A couple of years ago, we were contacted by an old school friend, inviting us to a school reunion. Once over the initial shock of somebody remembering us from school, we were flattered by the invite. Then it dawned on us that they were probably only contacting us as a private investigator, in a bid … Continue reading Tracing people: Reunited and it feels so good…
In our work as private investigators, we appear regularly in court. Most of the time we are presenting evidence and supporting clients and barristers. But recently one of our investigators decided to represent himself in court, on an “offence” – which he strenuously denied – leading to a court appearance. You might think this unusual, … Continue reading Self Representation: We fought the law and we won. But could you?
People often ask me, “Jason is being a private investigator as boring as it sounds?” If I only had a (Money) Penny for every time I was asked this, I would stop being a private investigator and run for parliament…Wait till you get a load of my expenses! Unfortunately the tedious truth is, my life … Continue reading A London Private Investigator writes: A word from our founder.
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…
As private investigators, we strive to keep abreast of developing technology. Over the last decade or so, we have witnessed significant changes in the way the internet affects our investigations. The increasing prevalence of social media in our lives has undoubtedly impacted on our work as private investigators. In many cases, it can be a … Continue reading Prejudicial Investigations: Trial by Social Media
Yes it’s that time of year again. But before succumbing to an orgy of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and falling asleep in front of the fire, we decided as part of our investigative research, to peruse the internet to see what’s been making the headlines this Easter. It struck us that consumer issues seem … Continue reading From Anderson Chance: Happy Easter
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that the law pertaining to Joint Enterprise has been wrongly interpreted for the last 30 years. We would imagine there must be hundreds of people in prison who shouldn’t be there because of the misinterpretation of this law. It is also quite possible that we may … Continue reading Supreme Court Ruling: Joint Enterprise law wrongly interpreted for 30 years.
It is impossible to predict when you might need the services of a private investigator. Let’s face it, it’s not something anyone really ever thinks they will need. But should you find yourself in need of a private investigator’s services, how do you go about selecting a good one? The nature of private investigation work has … Continue reading Top Tips: How to choose a Private Investigator
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.