Avoiding Holiday Hackers

Our first blog regarding crime during the holiday season focused on thieves, but it is also important to talk about hackers. Computer fraud happens every day, but especially over the holiday season when more and more people are using the internet to make purchases. One of the techniques used by hackers is sending you an [...]

2019-11-27T13:15:18-05:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Safe During the Holidays

While the Holiday Season is exciting and approaching quickly, so is the increase in crime that comes with it. We recommend you be aware of your surroundings from criminal activity like robberies, theft, and breaking and entering. It's important for your safety and your family's safety to take preventive measures. Here are a few helpful [...]

2019-11-27T13:14:31-05:00November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Even in this century, we continue to deal with age-old problems of serial killers and the individuals they target. It is estimated that 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner (not including sexual harassment) at some point in their lives (source). [...]

2019-11-06T14:57:43-05:00November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business Traveler Blog

BUSINESS TRAVELER BLOG Traveling can be an exciting opportunity, but it’s important to recognize how dangerous some areas can be and how much of a target you can become while traveling. Recent events in Mexico – a popular travel destination – reveal how dangerous it really is. Cartels have strongholds on several states and cities [...]

2019-11-06T14:57:29-05:00November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Human Predator: A Master of Disguise

Masters of Disguise: Spotting a Human Predator   What is a human predator? Think about all the people you encounter every day. The woman sitting next to you at Starbucks. The student in the back of your classroom. The man you picked up in your Uber. A human predator can come in all sizes, shapes, [...]

2019-06-03T10:31:29-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Church Shooting – A Dangerous World We Live In

Church Shootings - A Dangerous World We Live In Our places of worship are supposed to be sanctuaries where we feel safe and secure, but with the recent high-profile church shootings in Texas, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania, to name a few, it’s becoming alarmingly commonplace that this isn’t always the case. And the violence [...]

2019-05-20T11:29:34-05:00May 15th, 2019|Blog, General, Services, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways Hiring Private Investigators Can Prevent Retail Loss In Your Company

According to a National Retail Security Survey in 2016, loss of inventory in stores caused by shoplifting and employee theft amounted to almost $48.9 billion. The inventory shrinkage or missing inventory experienced by the U.S. retail industry was mostly caused by shoplifting from outside customers (36.5%) followed closely by theft by dishonest employees (30%). This [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:56-05:00February 4th, 2019|Blog, private investigation|1 Comment

Larry Forletta Showcases Investigative Work in Crime Docuseries

Larry Forletta’s investigative work on one of Pittsburgh’s most haunting unsolved murder mysteries takes the spotlight in Oxygen Channel’s newest crime show Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt For Justice. The docuseries aired on January 19th and featured the case of Duquesne University student Dakota James. James was last seen in Downtown Pittsburgh after partying with [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:56-05:00January 31st, 2019|Blog, Missing Persons, private investigation|1 Comment

Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Private Investigator

Before hiring a private investigator, you have to make sure that the person you will be dealing with is highly professional. What’s the best way to identify a professional? Making sure they have the appropriate license for the kind of work you are hiring them for is a great first step! Besides that, the person [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:56-05:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, private investigation|1 Comment

The 5-Step Guide on How To Deal With Employee Fraud

The first few hours after a company is alerted of an inside attack are crucial moments for business owners. Understandably, anyone might become overpowered by emotion and even lash out at the culprit—and from a legal perspective, this is a recipe for disaster. If you’re a company who has fallen victim to fraud, we offer [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:56-05:00December 10th, 2018|Blog, Employee Fraud|0 Comments

How To Identify The 6 Most Common Types of Employee Fraud

Nearly two out of three businesses have been victims of employee fraud, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It doesn’t matter what size of business you have. All companies—whether it’s a small business or a multinational corporation—are vulnerable to internal theft. In this post, we’ll diagnose what consists as fraudulent behavior and examine why [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:56-05:00December 6th, 2018|Blog, Employee Fraud, private investigation|0 Comments

6 Legal Limits for Private Investigation

If you want to have something resolved for your peace of mind, you may have good reason to hire a private investigator. PIs, as they are often called, are in the business of helping clients sort things out and find the truth about a person or a specific situation. They are trained to take measures [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:57-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

Corporate Fraud Investigations

Meet Bob. He works for a successful company, manages a few employees, but this year the profits in his department are far lower than they should be. There isn’t a reason that he can find for this loss of money but Bob’s got a hunch. He doesn’t know who it is, but he’s confident that [...]

2018-10-20T01:55:47-05:00October 20th, 2018|Blog, Corporate Fraud Investigation|0 Comments

Cyber Investigation and Computer Forensics in the Digital World

Security is a fickle concept; despite the expectation that everything in our lives is secure, crime and deception can almost always find a way to wheedle their ways into our lives. Despite a top-of-the-line home security system, there are plenty of avenues that could still lead to a crime or breach of security. Even with [...]

2019-04-20T10:32:57-05:00October 9th, 2018|Blog, Computer Forensics|0 Comments