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Trends and Technology – November 2011 Newsletter

In the investigations industry, prospective clients often tell us “We’ve already done an investigation on the internet – that’s all that should be out there…right?”  Well, the Internet clearly maintains an extraordinary level of information as well as a multitude of data sites consisting of information and records compiled by government agencies, personal and professional […]

Trends in Private Investigations

Things have changed since then, according to Robin Martinelli, president of Martinelli Investigation, Inc., Grayson, Ga. Ms. Martinelli believes private investigating has evolved from a once shady business to a respectable industry. “It really wasn’t cool 15 years ago. Because of reality and crime shows, private investigating has become more popular. People no longer think […]

5 Things Every Business Owner Should Know When Hiring a Private Investigator

A Private Investigations company must have an active license in order to conduct business within the state of Texas The company license insures that the Owner/Investigator has passed a Criminal History Background Investigation performed by the Department of Public Safety and the F.B.I., has completed and passed the required amount of Continuing Education Courses (16 […]

Evasive Litigant Finally Served Papers in Child Custody Matter

Attorney John Pavlas’ office contacted us and advised that a Private Process Server had thus far been unsuccessful in executing service upon an adverse party in a Harris County divorce case. The adverse party was the mother of 2 children and, as a result of a recent and significant incident of negligence, was therefore being […]

5 Areas Where a Private Investigator Can Assist You in Your Business

Pre-employment Conduct Background Investigations on prospective employees; Searches of Criminal, Civil and Driving History records; Pre-Employment, Reference and Credentials verification Internal Investigation of circumstances involving Corporate Theft, On-the Job Accidents, Violations of Non-Compete Agreements; Investigation/Surveillance of Corporate Espionage; Countermeasures/Electronic Bug Detection Undercover Undercover investigation of activities within the workplace (office, shop, warehouse, plant or shipping/receiving […]

Q&A: Witnesses on Lawyers

Bill Pellerin is president and founder of Texas Investigative Network, Inc., based in Houston. The company, founded in 1994, specializes in obtaining private and publicly held information and evidence. What is the most challenging thing about serving as an expert witness? There is no doubt in my mind that the most challenging aspect of serving […]

Scheme to Defraud General Contractor (Road & Highway) Company Uncovered

In March of 2008, executives at a large highway construction contractor noticed that expenses generated by a specific Sub-Contractor involved in a large, ongoing commercial job had begun to exceed the costs projected for this phase of work. The General Contractor estimated that current losses were in excess of $200,000.00. Texas Investigative Network, Inc. was […]

Livestock Show & Rodeo Committee Official Caught on Video Entering Hotel Room with Other Woman

In February of 2008, a woman who suspected that her husband was being unfaithful engaged Texas Investigative Network, Inc. to document this man’s activities and associations while working as a volunteer at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cook-off. T.I.N. investigators successfully maintained discreet surveillance of the subject over a period of four consecutive days […]