Identity theft is rampant all over the world. More and more people are finding suspicious charges on their credit cards and receiving bills for loans they never applied for. Some people do not know they have been victims of identity theft until they check their… Read More »Identity Theft
With one in 10 adults admitting to having made a fraudulent claim* on a general insurance policy, such as home or motor insurance, companies are quite rightly are on their guard. *(Source: ABI (Association of British Insurers) May 2007) When I saw this documentary on… Read More »Scams, Fiddles and The Insurance Investigator
Everybody has seen at least one movie or television show involving a private investigator. Usually, on these shows or in these movies, the private investigator works in a shady office and spends his (or her) day crouching in the bushes next to some seedy motel… Read More »What is a Private Investigator?
There I was parked in a quiet cul-de-sac watching a building across the other side of a T-junction. My colleague is inside a surveillance van parked very close to the buildings front door. I am there purely as backup and to coordinate the job. The… Read More »The surveillance van, the old couple and the police.
There I was getting ready for a nice Friday night when the telephone rings at five to five in the afternoon. A barrister, no less on the other end of the phone. Wants to know if it’s possible to serve a court order on-the-hurry tonight,… Read More »Prohibited Steps Order on a Friday night
It’s Christmas day here and I Am writing this blog from my home office. As I watch TV and catch up on some of my emails, I wondered why there’s more surveillance work in the months of September to December than at any other time?… Read More »How to follow someone from afar
I was thinking this week about the role of the Process Server. Are we just professionals or just a glorified courier service? I mean, some process servers are out there selling themselves for a pittance. In today’s climate with licensing just around the corner and… Read More »Process Server or just glorified courier?