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Huntersville Private Detectives

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  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki Y.
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I have used 5 Private investigators over the last 2 years and I have to say that Bruce at Blue Line was head and shoulders above anyone else I used. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone needing help and I will keep his name on file should I ever need his help again. Call hinm and you iwll not be disappointed. He's a 35 year police officer veteran and knows his stuff. The others are just followers, Bruce is a leader.

  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Cheri L.
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I was nervous at first when searching out for a private investigator, to discuss my personal matters. Jen made me most comfortable and offered true professionalism. Her advice was straight forward and right on the money. She worked within my budget and I could not be more satisfied with her level work. She promptly started my case and was efficient in obtaining the information needed. I have and will recommend her to others in the future.

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Greg W.
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Highly responsive and flexible. Confidential and discreet. Easy to work with and willing to go out of the way. I would use them again.

  • 6 years in business
Tammy D.
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On a visit to her house, I got to see her in action. She knows her stuff and when she is on a case, she focuses on that wholeheartedly.

  • 19 years in business
Lesley B.
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I contacted Piedmont on very short notice for a holiday weekend. They were they quick to help and didn't even bat an eye at my needy request. Beth held my hand through the entire process. She kept me informed with timelines, as-they-happened reports from the investigator, and even called to follow up with me a couple times in the days following to make sure I had everything I needed. Beth was amazing. Start to finish, cannot say one negative thing about my experience.

JK Private Investigations
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  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
June W.
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I had a very positive experience working with the services provided by Jemel @ JK Private Investigations. He was very professional and his rates were reasonable. He kept me informed every step of the way and I received a very detailed summary report at the end of the investigation that my attorney feels will be very beneficial to my case.

  • 4 years in business

I am a female and people don't expect that so I blend in better.


We offer investigations, loss prevention, surveillance and litigation support. We have been delivering the winning edge to our clients since 1986. Our unique client case management formula has earned us a 90% repeat and referral business. Our tailored backgrounds and experience maximize profits for businesses by eliminating and recovering loss. Attorneys, businesses, and individuals involved in litigation all benefit from our results-assured services. We offer flexible retainer and rate packages to meet your needs and budget. Our specialties are the following: * Trial and Litigation Support * Full-Service Investigations: Legal, Private and Retail * Surveillance and Counter Surveillance * Civil and Tort Claims * Criminal Defense * Loss Prevention * Employee Theft * Organized Retail Crime * Interviews and Interrogations * Workers Compensation * Discourse Analysis * Divorce and Child Custody * Domestic Violence * Missing Persons * Teen Activity Surveillance * Family and Business Emergency Preparedness * Service of Process * Legal Research


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Piedmont Private Investigations is a full service private investigation firm, specializing in personal and corporate investigation cases.


At some point in time, most businesses and individuals will need the services provided by a private investigator. As an individual, you might consider private investigation a thing of film and television that you would never need. Think again. Suppose your child goes missing or runs away. While the local and state police will do everything in their power to find your child and return your child to you safe and unharmed, these organizations have hundreds and thousands of cases. Citywide Investigations, LLC located at Charlotte, NC can put top experienced and trained men on your case immediately. Our investigators will have no other priority than finding your child. If you think your spouse is a philanderer, or you are in the middle of a messy and difficult divorce, our experts can be your source of discreet surveillance and definite proof that is necessary for you to win in a divorce proceeding or to bring a wayward spouse to heel. We have practical experience in this area and will be considered as expert witnesses if you need us in court. You may become involved in a lawsuit at some time in your life and not being an expert, you will of course be intimidated by the mountain of paperwork you may have to plow through to pursue a lawsuit or to defend yourself in a lawsuit. We are experts in retrieving just the right documents that you need because we have years of experience in police work and know where the paper you need might be hiding. If you are thinking of getting married, you might want to have a background check done on your prospective spouse. It is an unfortunate fact of life that some people marry just to rob their new spouse and disappear. We provide complete and thorough background checks that will make you feel secure in your planned partner’s honesty. Many business owners in Charlotte, NC can use the assistance of a private investigation. We provide services to business that include employee screening before hiring, complete due diligence investigations, false injury and fraud investigations, expert surveillance of potential insurance fraud con men or women, and process service across the entire state of North Carolina. Even the smallest business can be a target for fraud or litigation. We provide fast results that get you the information you need to prevent your business from paying unjustified claims to tricksters. So, why should you use our private investigators? The majority of our investigators are former policemen who have had direct experience in finding lost and missing children, know the court system and the paper trail involved in a divorce or fraud litigation, and have years of complex surveillance experience. You need trained and professional experience that can deliver results fast.


Private Eyes, Inc. was established in 2000 and is setting the standard for reputable investigations. Our fully licensed and insured investigators, with over 100 years of combined experience, proudly offer a variety of professional investigative services including domestic investigations, criminal investigations, workers compensation investigations, background checks, and polygraph referrals. We are committed to providing complete, accurate, confidential investigations. Our investigators are available 24/7 and initial consultations are free! We are now expanding and providing private investigation and executive protection services to the Greater Charlotte area! Contact me today to discuss how our years of experience could help your situation.

  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

Provide all aspects of investigative services to include process service


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  • 11 years in business

I offer video and photos along with a court ready report. A discreet approach is utilized with every case and keeping the client aware of each step to properly manage client budget for maximum management of the case.


I will secretly follow, observe and secure the information of surveillance of an individual I am hired to watch. I do adultery, corruption and fraud cases.


Our services include the following: private investigations, infidelity documentation, skip trace, locating dead-beat parents, criminal investigations, background checks and searches. If you have questions, we have the answers.


**NO DOMESTIC CASES (cheating spouses, child custody, etc.)** We specialize in Insurance Fraud Investigations. We conduct vehicle surveillance and collect video documentation of a claimant's activities in order to provide evidence for the insurance company and courts.


GIS is a Charlotte based licensed private investigations and personal armed security firm. At GIS, we are committed to providing our clients with vital information needed to make informed decisions. Our investigations are conducted in a professional, confidential, discreet and timely manner. GIS has a reputation of being results-driven, creative and tenacious investigators, all while keeping our clients well-informed as to the status of their case, giving them peace of mind. GIS has been in operation since 2010, serving hundreds of satisfied clients from attorneys to insurance companies, financial institutions and individuals. We offer a wide range of services which include, but are not limited to background investigations, risk management, video surveillance, domestic investigations, and armed personal and executive protection. Our clients are our number one priority.

  • 14 years in business

I'm a licensed investigator in North Carolina and South Carolina with over 20 years of investigative experience. Our mission at AJS Investigations is to provide quality service to our clients. We are dedicated to the pursuit of truth and will conduct fair and ethical investigations on behalf of our clients, without compromising the code of ethics of our profession. We will always maintain a commitment to our principals of excellence, integrity and service.

  • 10 years in business

OPSEC International LLC is a premier and specialized law enforcement, security, private investigations, security training, international security consulting and facility maintenance firm. We are available to consult and develop practical solutions to avert crisis, safeguard your critical operations, and protect your personnel, property, assets, and liabilities. Our services are customized to meet your requirements promptly and efficiently with the objective of providing them to you in the most professional and cost effective manner possible. We desire to keep you and your customers' safe in order for you to conduct your business and enjoy life in a secure and crime free environment.

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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