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Lumberton Private Investigators

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  • 13 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Renee W.
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Spearhead Investigative Service is an A+ Private Investigation Service. If I have to give them a star rating it would be 10 stars. David called me back within minutes of me leaving a message and I needed his team on my case within hours and he went above to get the background information and was on the job later the same day. He went above and beyond to help me get the sensitive information that I needed for my case. I was given updates several times a day and an end of day report. I was kept abreast of what was going on and given start times and end of day reports each day. He is honest and a straightforward person and told me up front what I was paying for and valuable insight and information pertaining to my case. If you are ever in need of a superior efficient professional to handle a sensitive matter then Spearhead Private Investigations is the business for you. Thank you again David and if I ever need your services again I will call you. Renee W.

NC Investigations Group
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Jason L.
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Brian is an exceptional investigator. He is willing to go above and beyond to help his clients. Dealing with my case. He has provided me with professional advice and wisdom. And also had provide me with strength and courage to continue my fight. Bravo Mr. Brian ohhrahhh

  • 21 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michele A.
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Excellent Private Investigators. All contact with this company was spot on. Results delivered in a timely manner. Very professional in every aspect. Would highly recommend Integrity Investigations .


We are a full-service private investigation company. We have four investigators who are licensed by the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board.


I provide private investigations, Internet fraud investigations and personal protection services at reasonable rates.

  • 1 year in business

I have conducted investigative work since 1988. I was nominated Police Officer of the year in 1992 from the State of North Carolina. I am a dedicated and hard working individual that will not just get the job done, but get the job done right! If you are looking for someone who pays attention to detail and is on your side, look no further, I am your guy!

  • 21 years in business

Our investigators average over 15 years of experience in Surveillance and a=other areas of investigation.


We guarantee results. Our firm has over 23 years experience as former police criminal investigators. Whether its service of legal documents or private investigations, Aperture is second to none.

  • 19 years in business

Nothing I do is normal Fraud investigation is not normal Over ten million uncovered


Professional Private Investigative services offered in the Horry County, SC and surrounding areas, as well as state wide. We are staffed with former law enforcement officers and investigators, with 23 years experience in criminal investigation and crime scene analysis. We can assist you with: - Marital /Domestic related issues - Employee theft -Criminal Defense - Child Custody -Workers Compensation/Insurance Fraud Our prior experience is what makes us different. Let us put that experience to work for you!

  • 4 years in business

You can hire any private investigator or hire the one who has passion for his work! Do you suspect your spouse of infidelity? Want to be sure? Elite Investigations is right for you. We have reasonable flat rate prices and work closely with you to get goal oriented results. We will always remain discreet and professional.


Phalanx Investigation and Protective Services in Raeford, North Carolina, is the best choice for your investigative needs. We are a veteran-owned company dedicated to providing honest and ethical investigations. Our team of highly experienced private investigators can provide private citizens, law firms, and insurance companies with the private investigation services necessary to secure the evidence that they need for any case or personal investigation. We are not limited to investigations; we also provide executive protection and process service.

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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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