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Mark Investigations
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mercedes G.
Verified review

I never thought I'd ever have to hire a Private investigator. I don't anyone actually thinks they will either.. and I couldn't have stumbled upon a better company or a better private investigator than Stephon. I am very grateful to him for all of his help. On a scale from 1-5 he deserves at least a 10.

The MPM Group, Inc.
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Maisie R.
Verified review

They were professional and efficient. I had gone to another investigator before, but the investigator here did a better, faster and cheaper job and got me the answer I'd been looking for. I strongly suggest them.

Remote Risk Management
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
George P.
Verified review

I came into remote risk management due to suspicions that my girlfriend was cheating on me. I was met with professional investigators who were able to help me and provide guidance.

  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Jeanne S.
Verified review

Iuliana was invested in helping me resolve the issue with which I was faced. She was incredibly thorough in her investigation. She took her time and cared about the work she produced. When we sat down to discuss the matter, Iuliana was present, she didn't rush the conversation. She was responsive to my inquiries and provided her professional opinion regarding what information was or wasn't needed to accomplish the task at hand. If you're looking for a dedicated, competent and practical investigator, I would recommend her enthusiastically.

  • 17 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Alecia L.
Verified review

I was a bit nervous to hire a Private Investigator, not knowing what to expect but meeting with Mr. Campbell settled my nerves completely. I discussed my concerns and revealed why I needed his services. Mr Campbell was professional and patient and I quickly realized I was in safe hands. My case was resolved promptly and effectively. I have nothing but positive reviews to give this company and will be using and recommending CIG, LLC for all future cases.

  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alan L.
Verified review

Absolutely the best! Sincerely interested in my problem and did all that the law allowed, but was unable to obtain the information I desired because of strict privacy law. Mr. Kelly charged me nothing for his efforts, something remarkable these days. He said he did nothing for me, therefore no charge. Commendable! Thank you Mark. Should I ever again need an investigator, you are on the top of my list.

Foley Security Solutions
4.6
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara A.
Verified review

This service was done so discreetly and really put my mind at ease. I highly recommend using this service for any type of an investigation you are seeking. He was also very understanding and patient.

TR Investigations
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Rick T.
Verified review

Nice work, reasonable fee

Agape Investigations
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Charlize C.
Verified review

Greg was a magnificent, attentive, accommodating, understanding and non judgmental investigator! He comes highly recommended! Greg was able to get done in 2 days, what other investigators couldn't do in 2 months!

CPI Investigations
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff P.
Verified review

This is a top-notch NYC investigation firm. Their surveillance team; including the professionally written reports, and close-up photography, is head and shoulders above the others. We have had a close working relationship with CPI for many years, and they always come through for our firm, and our clients. CPI also offers missing persons location services, sweeps for bugs and wire-taps, and even lie detection services (polygraph) for either business or personal investigation matters. If you or your business require investigative or protection services, call Mr. Banks or Mr. Pinto, for a prompt, efficient resolution.

Phoenix Investigations, Inc
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Meagan B.
Verified review

Kenji came highly recommend to me through some close friends. Quite frankly, I was going through some difficult times in my life and found myself requiring his services. Professionalism doesn't even begin to describe his persona and belief system. He has years of experience to back his professionalism. My primary concern was his confidentiality, which he proved to be outstanding with! If you find yourself needing his services, you will not be disappointed. I have personally referred Kenji to several friends of whom also have had wonderful success with. To be blunt, Kenji is a top-notch private investigator with the knowledge, experience, and psychological mindset to achieve results. Hire him. You will not be disappointed.

Confidential Investigations
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mike S.
Verified review

We have continued to go back to Confidential Investigations time and time again based on the quality and timely work product. Thank you again!

A Rated Investigations
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
About

We conduct forensic investigations on cellphones and computers, marital and infidelity investigations, executive protection and bodyguard services and family or friend locations.We are Licensed Only in NJ.We are also Insured and Bonded.

McMahon Investigative Group
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Martha M.
Verified review

McMahon Investigative Group was able to locate a family member after his first search. Mike, the owner of the company, was very personable and extremely helpful and got back to me within a few minu

OSI Investigations
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Daniel M.
Verified review

Mr. Aponte has successfully conducted several investigations for me including missing persons and fraud. I find his work impeccable his character flawless and his professionalism beyond reproach. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone who needs assistance in any and all such matters.

  • 6 years in business
Susan W.
Verified review

Mr. Bonnie was very helpful and provided the information I needed in a timely manner. He was available by phone when needed and was polite and professional.

  • 7 years in business
Gm D.
Verified review

Professional, and knowledgeable .

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
About

Spotlight Investigations is an Insurance, Matrimonial, and Legal investigation firm specialized in providing individuals, businesses and governments with quality work product to aid in any situation they may need assistance with. Our team of professionals assist clients effectively solve their problems with a range of individually tailored services. We offer detailed solutions which identify the needs of our clients and lead to the successful and discreet resolution of each assignment.

About

Gold Shield Security and Investigation offers a wide variety of services. With armed and unarmed security guards and polygraph and investigation services, we are your source for security and investigations. Call us today.

About

Davis Investigations, Inc. specializes exclusively in video surveillance. Our goal is to save our clients a million dollars on every video surveillance. We obtain high-quality video evidence to expose insurance fraud or cheating spouses. In cheating spouse cases, Davis Investigations provides peace of mind or confirms doubts to those who suspect their wife or husband of cheating with video surveillance. If the doubts are confirmed, Davis provides clients with video evidence as leverage to negotiate their divorce settlements favorably against their cheating spouse. Further, Davis Investigations exposes fraudulent plaintiffs and claimants of medical malpractice and personal injury fraud, providing attorneys and insurance carriers with video evidence used to initiate settlement negotiations, limit unreasonable plaintiff demands and win defense verdicts.

  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
About

All American Investigations is a full service investigative firm doing everything from surveillance, background checks activity checks and fraud prevention.

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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