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I have an extensive experience conducting investigations, analyzing facts, managing caseloads, and drafting pleadings. Thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information.

  • 18 years in business
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InfoPro Investigations understands the complex issues involving investigations conducted for reasons of Infidelity, child custody, divorce or any other investigative matter involving your personal life. We are dedicated to helping you personally and with your investigative needs.


One of Minnesota's premier full-service private investigators with company headquarters in Stillwater, Minnesota, Mossak and Associates is a female-owned private investigation agency. With over 20 years of experience in various investigative fields, all of the investigative teams are highly skilled with limitless access to the latest surveillance and investigative equipment available. The staff is comprised of highly skilled investigators, most of which have previous law enforcement and other legal enforcement agency experience. We have all types of investigation services to fit your needs. Mossak and Associates offers a wide range of investigative and surveillance services to individual, corporate, as well as government clients. The services listed below are for informational purposes only. Please contact the office to discuss your certain needs and how Mossak and Associates can help you. Expert services include the following: * Asset Background and Location Searches * Corporate Intelligence Investigations and Fraud Detection * Cell Phone Number Tracing * Adoption Investigations * Criminal Records Checks: All-Inclusive * Crime Scene Investigations and Reports * Expert Witness and Court Testimony * Debt Tracing and Skip Tracing * Financial Profiles * Jury Background Checks * Criminal Investigations * Pre-Employment Background Investigations * Subpoena and Citation Service of Process * Bank Account Information (in accordance with the GLB Act) * Attorney Referral Services * Corporate Franchise Background Reporting * Divorce and Domestic Investigations * Legal and Pre-Trial Investigations * Financial and Asset Investigations * Computer Forensics and Data Retrieval * Dating and Pre-Nuptial Checks * Litigation Investigation and Trial Support * Insurance Fraud Surveillance * Photography and Videotaping * Police Reports * Public Records: Filing and Retrieval Nationwide * Forensic Accounting * Surveillance: Undercover and Mobile

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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.
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