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Miami Beach Private Detectives

Browse these private detectives with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Miami Beach.

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Nathans Investigations
4.9
from 82 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 182 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Drake L.
Verified review

I was met with excellent service, completely worth every penny. He was extremely quick at responding to me and the report was sent to me with-in 15 minutes. I've worked with other private investigators in the past and by far Nathans Investigations and his staff have provided me with the most information and peace of mind during the entire process. I would completely recommend his agency to anyone seeking to do an investigation. What I liked the most was his 100% honesty and how on top of things he was. He didn't try to "sell" me on anything and he was very upfront about what I would or would not get on this report. I am so grateful I made the decision to go with Eric.

CSI Secure Solutions
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Staci A.
Verified review

What struck me most about Chris was his patience along with his professionalism. I had never used a private detective before and was a little nervous, but he took the time to answer all my questions and explain the process. He was extremely accessible and kept me updated on my case. If you want someone who is professional, courteous, thorough, and who gets the job done right, I highly recommend Chris and CSI Secure Solutions.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ileana A.
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I received a consultation that left me feeling very confident and understood as a client. I have a myriad of needs and problems that are very complicated, including issues with child witnesses and child custody. I feel like the criminal background that this detective adds to her work as a private investigator is highly valuable to my case. I also feel that after these criminal charges are cleared we will be able to pursue civil damages which is very important because misuse of the justice system is an offense against our entire way of life. I feel like this investigator is going to respond to all areas of my case and help a pulled my rights as a private citizen while also serving my needs as a full-time single mom who is being railroaded by a combination of criminal and civil wrongdoing. Thank you for your help

  • 8 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Nelson V.
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Mr. Jimmy Maheux of CSIS is a true professional in every sense of the word. He was able to meet me the same day I contacted him and to my surprise he was patient to all my questions and very knowledgeable on the subject. His ability to analyze tough challenges and rapidly provide logical recommendations made him a clear choose for the job at hand. I had to leave the country the following day, but Jimmy kept me inform of all he was doing. There was not a day that went by (while he was on the case) that I did not receive numerous phone calls, e-mail or text on how the investigation was developing. Thanks to Jimmy and his team, my suspensions were confirmed, which gave me a clearer vision on how to procced with my legal case. I left the country again after receiving photos, video and detail reports on my case and did not have a chance to tell Jimmy. Even though of the clock, Jimmy called me to make sure I was doing ok. During the contracted period, he demonstrated tireless dedication to duty, uncommon initiative, and an outstanding ability to get the job done. I highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a Private Investigator. I will hire him again in a heartbeat.

  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny M.
Verified review

Jose was very efficient with what i needed and was also very accommodating. I was extremely please and highly recommend Miami Elite Investigators to anyone i know. I put off hiring Private Investigators for years and i cam across a situation i had no choice but to hire. I interviewed many and no one seems to take the time to actually listen to my needs and concerns like Jose. Thank you again Jose for all your help.

Centerfire Tactical
4.6
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Michael S.
Verified review

I hired them to look into something for me and I couldn't be happier with the results. The pofessionlism Centerfire Tactical displayed reflects highly in how they hold themselves above others. If you need a private investigator who takes pride in his work then you should Hire them. Thank you for the help guys.

Relentless LLC
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Marcos G.
Verified review

I am a plaintiff's lawyer at the largest personal injury firm in South Florida. Jose has worked many cases for me for the last few years. He's the only investigator I use for my large value cases. His work is exceptionally professional and prompt. His ethics are beyond reproach. I highly recommend him when the job must be done professionally, ethically, and discreetly.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
Verified review

The investigator was very professional. He was clear on the service and what to expect from the results. He kept me posted through out the investigation and provided feedback and support during the investigation to make sure I would be happy with the results. Would definetly use them again and highly recommend their services.

  • 6 years in business
Rick G.
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My personal experience with LSG& PROTECTIVE SERVICES was a phenomenal experience. What stood out the most about their services is how thorough and quick they get the job done. As well as constant communication through out the process. I would recommend their service to anyone who needs private investigation of any sort.

Spy Guy Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 23 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kristi R.
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These guys were great. They gave a reasonable price and the customer service was outstanding. They kept in constant contact with me to update me on the case

About

MADD has been operating for the past 20 years. We are a full-service detective agency specializing in legal investigations (criminal, civil and domestic), background investigations (including due diligence), and fraud investigations. Rory Mcmahon is a Certified Legal Investigator (CLI), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Florida Certified Investigator (FCI), and a Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI). He is the author of two books: Practical Handbook for Private Investigators and Fraud Investigations.

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When I can make my clients happy I throw parties also

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I am a retired NYPD investigator with over 20 years of experience. I am ready to provide you with the following services: * Background checks * Tenant screening * Executive protection * Surveillance * Asset protection investigation * Criminal defense investigation * Fraud investigation * General investigation

  • 5 years in business
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I provide private investigation such as cheating spouse, surveillance for 24 hours. My reports are accurate and client confidentiality. I am very in conspicuous; nobody would ever imagine me as spying on them. I look like an everyday average, well-groomed female whom has a personality to fit any situation of character. I can change my looks and appearance to look totally different, and I am excellent in following and not be noticed. I would like to work in the Tri-county area of South Florida from Dade to Palm Beach.

  • 18 years in business
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We are honest and abide by a strict code of ethics.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We provide domestic surveillance including: child custody surveillance, divorce surveillance and cohabitation surveillance. We are 100% bilingual (English- Spanish) and will travel outside the country if needed.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I work independently and discreetly. I can escort Wives or Ladies for functions and parties. I can also travel out of state. I am single with no kids. Trained guy. Im articulate, educated and meticulous about my work. I lived In South Florida for 30 years and Las Vegas for 11 years. I can work High clients, Entertainers, Security Driver.

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We're a licensed private investigation agency specializing in surveillance matters such as infidelity, child custody and civil and criminal issues. We are open 24/7 with free consultations and affordable fees.

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As a one person private investigative agency, all work completed by my agency is done by me. I don't subcontract or outsource work. Every work product that leaves my agency is of the highest expert quality and I stand behind my work.

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I offer private investigations, DNA lab work, bodyguards, security/executive protection, etc. Some cases have rates; some are per case. I prefer clients to come to the office, but I will travel to the client up to 100 miles, plus it depends on the case.

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I have a degree in private investigation services, but I do not have a license at the moment. I can help small businesses without a license as an in-house investigator. I do background checks, fraud investigation, loss prevention and much more.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a private investigator do?

First and foremost, good private investigators follow laws. Unlike on TV, they don’t break in windows or hack into hospital computer systems to get you intel. When you hire a private investigator, you’re hiring a professional to gather facts and find information for you. Although they can’t obtain certain information (such as health records), they do have access to information that most civilians do not. Often private investigators are hired to perform surveillance or background checks or investigate cases such as adultery, child custody, missing persons, hidden assets, or debugging, and theft or other crimes.

Private investigators can be hired to interview people and provide that information to the client, perform photo or video surveillance, monitor activity at a location where you suspect criminal activities or questionable behavior, track a person’s movements, find missing people, do deep-dive background checks, and more. Private investigation can be helpful if you’re trying to get a court order but need evidence. Private investigators can also help find birth parents. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210 per hour.

What does a private investigator cost?

Private investigation isn’t just for blockbuster action movies. Hiring a private investigator can help in all kinds of situations ranging from finding a birth parent to improving personal security. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210, although pricing often hovers between $40 and $100 depending on the complexity of the services you need. Where you live in the country will affect your costs for private investigation; larger cities have higher business overhead and a higher cost of living, which in turn means higher service rates. The complexity of your case can also affect cost. A basic background check may have a flat rate, while hiring a private investigator to help with your child custody case may require more legwork and research, and therefore cost more. Some private investigators work on retainer. A retainer is essentially a nonrefundable deposit you pay to the professional — meaning you have retained their services — who then works against that amount. Here are some examples of average private investigation costs:

  • Hourly rate: $60-$70; costs can vary based on current fuel prices.
  • Flat rate: $100 for comprehensive background investigation services.
  • Retainer: $1,500 minimum retainer required by some pros before starting work.
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