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Private investigator uncovers the truth

Private investigators are an efficient and effective solution

Private detectives may seem like they belong on the silver screen, but they are much more than just Hollywood protagonists.

In the UK alone there are an estimated 10,000 private detectives, all of whom are determined to help individuals solve problems, uncover truths or gather information that may otherwise be incredibly difficult to obtain.

Hire a Private Investigator to help you

Hiring the services of a private detective may seem like an outlandish and somewhat eccentric thing to do, but their abilities are probably far more varied and diverse than you would initially think.

Is hiring a private investigator an effective solution

We hear time and time again that the UK police force is stretched to breaking point. Pick up any newspaper and you’re likely to find an article that mentions such a scenario.

Why hiring a private investigator is a good idea

In October of 2016, one of Scotland’s largest newspapers, the Daily Record, reported that Police Scotland saw almost 200,000 sick days because officers are not getting the support they require [https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/police-scotland-stretched-breaking-point-8954899]. Similarly, back in July the Manchester Evening News sensationally claimed that there are two hours every afternoon where officers are either unable, or struggle, to attend ‘any job’ [https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/gmp-call-outs-inquest-gatley-11137257] because they are so overworked.

We are by no means demeaning the efforts of the police – they work long hours and to challenging deadlines – but what we are keen to highlight is that police time is limited. They may not be able to track a vehicle or gather intelligence, either because of time constraints or because they have other cases they must prioritise, and that’s where private investigators come in.

A private investigators undivided attention

A private investigator can give their undivided attention to your case. Be it tracking an individual, surveilling a property or discovering whether a spouse is being unfaithful, private investigators will be able to assist you precisely when you need it most.

If you have already decided that you require a private eye, or would like more information about how private investigators can help you, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

All of your information will, of course, remain 100% private and confidential, and there is no obligation to hire a professional once you have submitted your enquiry. We are here to help.

Call now for a free consultation without obligation on 0800 002 9858 or for 24 Hr Contact +44(0)7730439156

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GPS Vehicle Tracking

Private Investigators help with GPS Vehicle Tracking

An invaluable method of monitoring vehicle movement, a GPS tracking device can give information regarding the location of a vehicle at all times, and even provide data on the length of time spent at specific locations. This is a great way for fleet commercial vehicle owners to protect their employees and property, but it also of great benefit to private individuals who may be suspicious about their spouse or partner’s activities. Here at Private Investigations UK, we have a huge amount of experience regarding vehicle tracking, this is our guide to the advantages of GPS.

Businesses

When vehicles are used for commercial use, there is always a risk to the employer and company regarding stolen, damaged, or misused vehicles. Any of these activities can damage the reputation and ultimately the success of the company. Using GPS tracking can reduce the likelihood of these risks occurring.

Using GPS vehicle trackers, the employer can continuously monitor the location, movements and actions of the vehicle which can be especially beneficial if the vehicle is stolen. In this scenario, the police would quickly be able to recover a stolen vehicle using the GPS data.

GPS vehicle tracking can also monitor the activities of employees, making sure that they are accurately claiming for working hours and not using the vehicle for personal use.

However, cars and vans aren’t the only business vehicles. Construction vehicles, farming vehicles and horseboxes and trailers have become popular targets for thieves in recent years, particularly as they are often located in quiet and remote places. Using a GPS tracker with these vehicles can ensure that they can be recovered quickly and safely if such an event was to occur.

Investigations

Using a GPS tracker on the vehicle of a spouse or business partner is a popular and effective method to monitor their location and activities, and is often useful to private investigators in establishing any wrong doing such as matrimonial infidelity or fraudulent or illegal activity.

Discrete and undetectable, a GPS vehicle tracker can provide an investigator with information regarding the journeys undertaken, the properties visited and the length of time the person has spent at the property. This can all be used as evidence against the suspected party and aids the investigator when uncovering the truth of the matter.

For further information and advice regarding GPS vehicle tracking, contact us at Private Investigations UK today.

Call now on 0800 008 9858 / 0773 043 9156 for a Free consultation without obligation or send your enquiry to contact@piuk.net

25 activities of a Private Investigator

Many people hire a private investigator for a range of reasons, from domestic to commercial, but we have found that although each case is often entirely unique, the range of activities we as private investigators conduct throughout these investigations, often fall into one of these 25 activities.

  1. Finding a current or historical address
  2. Finding a date of birth, and where required birth, marriage, and death records
  3. Identifying known aliases
  4. Locating, retrieving, and analysing bankruptcy records…
  5. …and criminal records
  6. Locating home phone numbers and mobile phone numbers, and identifying the owner of each
  7. Identifying the owners of a corporation and analysing the corporate records
  8. Locating and interviewing current or former executives within a corporation
  9. Locating and interviewing current or former employees of a company
  10. Identifying mortgage information and establishing the market value of a property
  11. Looking through rubbish
  12. Locating and interviewing witnesses
  13. Searching for hidden assets
  14. Identifying foreign assets
  15. Locating current and historical vehicle records
  16. Locating bank account information
  17. Locating inheritances and identifying a will for an estate
  18. Locating probate records and a beneficiary for probate proceedings
  19. Discreetly gathering business intelligence and competitive intelligence
  20. Identifying and analysing business transactions and related party business transactions
  21. Finding online resumes
  22. Identifying social network profiles and analysing activities online
  23. Identifying and confirming education history
  24. Identifying and confirming previous employment history
  25. Conducting background checks on potential employees, witnesses, or jurors

In summary

As private investigators, we are able to tackle a range of domestic and commercial requests, seeking and analysing information so that we can present you with the bigger picture and keep you in the loop. Despite each case being completely different, the range of activities we will undertake to find this information is often in a similar vain. If you need the help of a private investigator, why not contact us today?