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Curtis Moore Investigation
from 362 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 528 hires on Thumbtack
Ray K.
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Detective Moore is one of the most professional Personnel in his business. I recommend you look no further and hire this man. He can help you. Please utilize him versus wasting your time among the others that may send you a response ! He responded to my inquiry within 10 minutes and gave me more information than any other of the Multitude of responses combined , I got off all other enquiries off the internet. Sincerely, Ray Kolt

Alex Vasquez
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lucas C.
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Working with Alex was such a pleasant experience as he is very kind. Hiring private detectives can sometimes be a hit or miss, but I have absolutely no regrets. Alex is very intelligent, knows what he is doing, and more than exceeded my expectations. His level of professionalism is rare gem as he is attentive to the needs of the client, efficient in the amount of time given for a project, meets the deadlines, and innovative. He is very good at what he does and does not like to bring anything less than satisfactory to the table. Alex is bilingual in Spanish as well, which was a tremendous asset! I will definitely be working with Alex again.

from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Chad V.
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I'm very pleased to have had Detective Vega's help with my infidelity investigation. He was very personable and helpful in finding sufficient information for my divorce proceedings. I would highly recommend The VISA Group and their services.

Riker Investigations
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ita E.
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Mr Riker did an excellent job for. I have no regret for using him.

The Agency Inc
from 1 review
  • 39 years in business
Joshua J.
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The Agency Inc provides good services in Private Detective, Private Investigator, Background Checks, Workers Compensation Fraud, Insurance Fraud Investigator In Silver Spring, MD 20910


I do private investigations and security details. I do background checks and infidelity cases, and provide highest services available at affordable prices.

  • 8 years in business

The Cunningham Detective Agency can provide professional Private Investigations services. This agency is regarded highly as a trustworthy, reliable and resourceful, agency located in the Baltimore - Laurel regional area. Years of experience achieved through actual law enforcement service, combined with domestic and international information resources, has enabled the Cunningham Detective Agency to deliver services that excel above and beyond the ability and capabilities of other agencies. Services Provided are Private Investigations, Security Services and Process Services.


As a veteran, I have the dedication and discipline to see the case to completion.


We are a licensed Private Detective Agency, what makes us unique in the investigation and security business we can give legal testimony in court to prosecute individuals and predators. Each security officer will have a monitor system in their vehicle this service comes with each security officer on each job site or parking lot. Overall loss prevention is our business giving you the business owner a peace of mind. Our security officers have completed a security clearance background check by Maryland State Police.

Q & A

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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.

Actual Requests

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Need private investigation

Baltimore, MD

  • Case type
    Other (Cheating boyfriend)
  • Details
    I believe hes cheating with a good friend of mine
  • $500
    Average price

Need private investigation

Glen Burnie, MD

  • Case type
    Other (Non compete)
  • Details
    I have 3-5 employees who I think are trying to go out on their own.
  • $1449.5
    Average price
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