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Newport Private Investigators

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Mr. and Mrs. Detective
4.9
from 49 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janice B.
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I think they are an excellent pair of private investigators. They have done a terrific job with this still ongoing investigation. They are very personable and professional even never having met them but just talking to them on the phone. Both of them care about their work and the work they are doing for me/us. I know that the best results will be achieved. I have never had to hire investigators before, but Deb and Michael make their profession shine. I am hoping that I will someday get to meet this terrific pair. Kudos to them and their work!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sue D.
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Had private party North East provided the security for our party. I was referred to them from a friend. My friend was completely right. They ensured we had a great time and were very well dressed and professional. Thank you NESS

Miller & Associates
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
William G.
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Jessica is one of the smartest people I have ever met. I have seen her find evidence with basically nothing to go on. The things she was able to accomplish astounded me. She uses creative, high tech means to find the evidence needed. She is resourceful, committed, and ambitious. Also, you can tell she genuinely cares about her customers. She is thorough, meticulous, and does not miss a thing! I have already referred a number of my business contacts to her.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Karina F.
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Ken is a phenomenal private investigator. He got video proof that my husband was cheating on me. He also ran a background check on the mistress that revealed a history of drug problems with court intervention. This information was helpful to secure full custody of my children. He was very professional and understanding with my sensitive situation.

Accurate Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 29 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Edward H.
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I recently hired Accurate Investigations to confirm suspicions of a cheating wife and they did not disappoint. They got the job done in a short period of time as their team managed to locate and follow my wife and provide evidence. If you need investigation services, Accurate Investigations is the way to go.

Ace Investigations
1.0
from 1 review
  • 22 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I treat my clients like I want to be treated, i'm reasonable in price and I use high-tech equipment. I've been in this business since 1996, A+ rating with Better Business Bureau, We done every kind of case conceivable. I find my job as President challenging, and Interesting, We like to solve each Case to our Clients Satisfaction, this is Important, most of all giving "Peace of Mind" to our Clients. NOTE: Renting our PROFESSIONAL GRADE LIVE GPS TRACKER, WE GUARANTEE RESULT.

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We are Southern New England's full-service constable, investigative and loss prevention solutions team providing services throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Our constables, investigators, forensic interviewers, and auditors are experienced law enforcement officers and professionals committed to exceeding our clients' expectations by providing superior services with proven results. Let our team put our experience to work for you.

  • 3 years in business
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Catfish Hunter offers infidelity investigation services. Does your Significant other clam up when his or her phone goes off and you're in the room? Does he or she wait until you leave the room to even look at his new messages? Does he or she wince when you go within five feet of their cellphone? Has your partner started talking to an ex recently? Is she really going out with the girls? How you can find out? Contact me for consultations. I am a social media manager and online private investigator who handles infidelity concerns. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Send me your story. I will deliver the truth or there will be no charge.

  • 6 years in business
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I give 100% guarantee for my service. I work quietly and discreetly. I do my job very well. I work hard, and I'm good with flexible pricing. For anything else, you feel free to ask me.

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SE Massachusetts located 26 years experience. Consistent standards of professionalism, integrity and excellence. Most people asking for our help are in unenviable positions and so helping to resolve, solve or help in any way is rewarding.

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I offer services backed by my self built automated legal document generation system. This system is often copycatted, but, we are the sole authority for the source code's mainframe. I often get the satisfaction of solving casing others find too complex to handle. Throughout my experience, I have related to many merit-able citizens.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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My investigations are performed in a timely manner and with the highest degree of professionalism. Top notch video and reports provided. The thrill of the hunt for answers.

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We are a full-service investigation agency. We do domestic, criminal and civil cases. We are a 24-7 business.

  • 4 years in business
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Retired Boston Police Detective. Worked for the BPD for over 28 years. Worked as an FBI Task Force Agent for the last 11 years. During my time as a member of the BPD I investigated everything from missing persons to Homicides. Investigations in the private sector for 9 years. Massachusetts licensed PI. Fluent in Spanish. I have investigated crimes for the better part of my life. Not only as a Boston Police Detective but also after I retired from the BPD and continued my career as an investigator in the Private Sector.

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I am a Rhode Island private detective with over 20 years of police experience. Don't risk your case with amateurs. Experienced criminal detectives get answers. Call me.

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We provide services in professional investigations. We do all types of cases, from missing persons to marital issues. Everything is done under the law by experienced investigators. Most are with previous law enforcement backgrounds.

  • 34 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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Your situation no doubt has the potential to change your life. When you have to make that choice we want you to have the best information available and an advocate that empathizes with the importance of your particular situation. Correction... this is not a job... it's a lifestyle and something we take pride in, giving you a piece of mind. We will get the information you are looking for in an expedited time and quality is our top priority.

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I conduct all aspects of private investigations. I have access to a number of databases and can provide investigative expertise in a broad area of applications. I held a top secret security clearance for over 20 years and the integrity of my work is paramount.

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A. Due to my training and experience, investigations are natural to me and I do not find any investigation very difficult. However, some investigations take a little longer to get the results. A. I like helping people and easing other peoples minds when it comes to issues and concerns that they have. At the end of investigations, we are able to confirm suspicions or show the client that they have nothing to worry about (we hope for this option).

  • 26 years in business
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I offer a full range of investigation services including the following: * Infidelity * Custody/Visitation Issues * Alimony * Missing Persons * Locates * Criminal Defense * Civil Litigation Assistance * Bodyguard * Security * Executive Protection * Surveillance Video Installation * Counter Surveillance and More If what you need is not listed, just ask.

  • 17 years in business
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If you are comparing investigators, you can stop now. We offer over three decades of experience in the private investigation industry. We provide a written report like no other company. We have a team of investigators, and can handle any type of investigation. What we have found to be the best part of our business is helping people. We are here to help you find the answers you need. We listen to you and understand what you are going through.

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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