In San Francisco, the number of car break-ins has been steadily growing, with almost 30,000 in 2018. Of those 30,000 break-ins, SFPD made arrests in just 1.7% of the cases. Of those 1.7%, most were never sentenced to jail time. Why the increase in smash and grab? The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office reports that […]
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 […]
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 […]
Information about California PI Licensing and Conduct Have you ever considered the idea of becoming an investigator? If so, we have included pertinent information below which should provide the reader with basic knowledge and answers to key questions such as “who, what, where, when, why, how and how much”. The information listed below was […]
Speaking Chinese – The Many Dialects of China When a client asks for a Chinese speaking investigator, they often do not understand that there are several dialects of Chinese. Mandarin is the official language in China and Cantonese is used in Canton, centered in Guangdong and Hong Kong regions, but many people outside of China […]
Can I trust the person I met on an international dating website? Overseas dating scams and fraud are growing phenomenon, as ripe pickings and difficult law enforcement create an environment in which scammers can operate with little risk. Our global community and technology make it possible for anyone to find and develop a relationship with […]
Cheating Spouse Investigations: Most of our civil and criminal case clients are very accustomed to working with private investigators. Attorneys call us up, give us a police report or case file and ask us to put together a witness list and start interviewing witnesses.