China Investigation Services

Filley and Associates conducts investigations only in the US, as licensed by the BSIS.  For cases in China, we refer our clients to ZY Services (Zhong Yang Business Investigation Services).  ZY Services conducts on the ground investigations in China, with offices in Shanghai, Guangzhou / Shenzhen and Guilin. ZY Services does speak English, but if you […]

The History of Private Investigation

The history of private investigators is fascinating; in 1833 Eugène François Vidocq  became the first private detective; a soldier in the French Revolution, he was able to solve cases that confounded the police. Much to the disapproval of French officials, he founded the first private detective agency named “Le Bureau des Renseignements Universels pour le […]

Contact Us

5 Easy Ways to Submit a New Case Assignment to Filley and Associates: Complete the Assignment Form. Include any necessary attachments, and click “Save Assignment” to submit. Click here to launch New Case Assignment Form OR Send a separate email with any attachments you want to [email protected] OR Fax your new assignment to 415-462-9722. You […]

Sacramento Investigation

Sacramento Investigation Services Investigations in Sacramento Filley and Associates covers California’s capital city from our San Francisco office professionally and cost efficiently. Minutes from the Capital building, our office is conveniently located, enabling us to respond to your needs quickly and efficiently. Sacramento Hotel Surveillance Our PI operatives are experienced with surveillance at many Sacramento […]

Fraud Alert for US Attorneys

Attorneys, like investigators want to get quick results for clients.  Attorneys are also accustomed to handling large amounts of money, on behalf of their clients.  Con artists in China are capitalizing on the goal oriented efficiency of US attorneys by targeting them with the scheme described below, the use of which is currently growing. Description […]

China Law Consultation

CHINA LEGAL CONSULTATION Our China partner, ZY Business Services, at has attorneys on staff to consult on and handle Chinese legal matters for our clients.  These attorneys have proven to be smart, professional and easy to work with.  Three locations are available: Beijing Attorney Guangzhou Attorney Guilin Attorney Address Beijing, China Guangzhou, China 38 […]

Missing Persons Investigation

MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATIONS Finding lost family members in the San Francisco Bay Area Our missing persons investigations have helped to reunite many families.  We find that some clients contact us to locate a family member, who has mental health issues and is off meds.  Other families are looking for a family member, who has uncharacteristically […]

Elder Welfare Investigation

ELDER HEALTH AND WELFARE INVESTIGATION Filley and Associates has deep experience with the investigation of the abuse and fraud that sometimes effects senior citizens in our community.  Whether it is a family member or a paid caretaker who is in the senior citizen’s home, we help to uncover the facts and develop the evidence necessary […]

Business Fraud Investigation

BUSINESS FRAUD INVESTIGATION   Business fraud investigations involve instances of one business defrauding another.  This can involve an online transaction or an overseas order that didn’t meet the terms of the contract.  In many of these cases, the factory stops responding to an overseas customer upon receipt of a complaint.  Especially in China, the factory […]