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  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mary G.
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I was having problems trusting my boyfriend because it seem like he was cheating on me. someone told me about this retired police officer who was now a private investigator . they gave me a business card for Eye B King Investigative Service. I made contact and spoke with the owner Mr King when I met with him and told him my concerns he stated that he would be able to help me solve my problems. Wow in a short period Of time he was able to get me the evidence that I needed to confront by now ex boyfriend. I was very pleased on how professional Mr King was. thanks to him I can now move on with my life.


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


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.


Myrtle Beach Private Investigative Services, LLC was founded by Robert Mason, a retired Chief of Police.


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!

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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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