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Curtis Moore Investigation
4.7
from 362 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 528 hires on Thumbtack
Sasha K.
Verified review

Hiring Curtis Moore was the best decision I could have made regarding my search quest. I researched many professional, experienced Private Investigators, both online and locally, and chose Curtis as the best possible option from the 23 contenders. Now that I've experienced: his superior work ethic, his valuable insight in discerning my needs, his thoughtful follow-up call the day after I'd processed his investigation results and his incredibly prompt response-I have but one conclusion. *Curtis Moore walks on water.* This is your choice, People. It is impossible that so many glowing reviews from his clients can't lead you to desiring the same peace of mind and spirit which he will offer you. I'm incredibly grateful to have crossed paths with him via this site. Believing for the best for all who enlist his services as well. Thank you so much, Curtis. You rock!

  • 22 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew D.
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I requested a skip trace on six individuals and even provided a lot of information that i had uncovered myself to help make they're job easier. I paid for the agreed upon service on April 24th and got a total of one skip trace returned. After several e-mails I asked for a refund and because I used Paypal, was able to dispute the charge to hopefully get a refund for the services that were never performed. I know that not all private investigators are as horrible as this one but STAY AWAY from this company.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steve F.
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I thought I filled this out before Thumbtack. Stop losing my reviews. Anyways Eagle Eyes, Andre is a total professional. I had clients who I knew stole my money and I needed his help. He was up before 6 am getting video of them and doing comprehensive reports and his rates are very good. Yes I will and am using him again. Thanks thumbtack for having this site. It really helped me find a great Private Investigor when I needed one quick. I definitely give Andre 5 stars.

  • 18 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Roger G.
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PROFESSIONALS TO THE MAX!!!! Bill not only gave me the confidence that he could execute this mission without any problems, but he also gave my client the information he was looking for. The client was more than happy for all bill did. As an Investigator and a business owner, I highly recommend Bill and Coast Investigations to anyone. They are true professionals and that you don't find everywhere. Thanks Roger

District Background Service
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Paul S.
Verified review

Ted Metzger is a great private investigator. I hired him to take pictures of me and my girlfriend on the day that I proposed to her. He was very flexible, easy to work with, and did exactly what I needed him for! The pictures turned out great, and my fiance never even knew he was there!

  • 9 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Stacy H.
Verified review

Great communication from the beginning via phone and email. This is a very professional company. We received great tips from the CEO personally that led us in the right direction. The staff communicates well with us and reply quickly. I don't want to go into too much detail since the case is ongoing, but I highly recommend this company if you need a private investigator.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy W.
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SVA Solutions provided me outstanding service and delivered the evidence I needed. If you a private investigator, give these professionals a call. I am sure glad I did.

TNR Consulting Group, LLC
4.6
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Josh M.
Verified review

- Easy to work with - Gave timely responses including exact information I requested - Showed compassion for the situation - Provided knowledgeable guidance about laws and regulations

Trustify
3.7
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Eloise B.
Verified review

Trustify connected me to an excellent private investigator. Within hours, I got the answer I needed.

Deanovich & Associates
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan T.
Verified review

David Deanovich "Deano" is a phenomenal private investigator and also highly proficient in training with regards to weaponry. I am an Attorney who has used David's services with regards to private investigating and he was very professional and thorough in his investigation. I would highly recommend him for any type of private investigating or training in regards to weaponry.

FYI Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
    Ben G.
    Verified review

    I would recommend FYI Investigations to anyone that needs Private Investigations work. He helped solve a lingering case that went cold for months. He is very professional, down to earth, eager has a willingness to help and has all the right tools to get the job done. If you need an Investigator, FYI Investigations is the right choice.

    BeauTech LLC
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Raymond M.
    Verified review

    Excellent service. Highly recommend. Would advise anyone looking for a Private Investigator to hire Amy.

    About

    We are a full-service security and investigation agency with 27 years of experience. We are owned and operated by a prior federal and states attorney investigator. We are specializing in divorce, adultery and child custody.

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    Covert Surveillance & Investigations LLC is licensed with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services to conduct surveillance, and investigations throughout Virginia. CSI's investigations are conducted by professionally trained, and experienced investigators, and are kept completely confidential. We take the necessary precautions to maintain the covert nature of all investigations. CSI utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to include GPS tracking devices, and covert video cameras to provide you with the crucial evidence you need at a reasonable price. You have our assurance that we are committed to using the utmost discretion, and good taste in providing you with personal, and professional investigative services. We look forward to serving you! Domestic investigations Cheating spouses Child custody Surveillance People searches Hidden camera and listening device/bug detection VA DCJS Lic. #11-6095

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    We get the job done. We are never satisfied until our client is satisfied.

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    PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR ARNOLD MARYLAND. CHEATING AND CUSTODY SPECIALIST

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    We provide private investigation services in MD and DC, security services in MD, DC and VA, and a host of other related services such as process serving, skip tracing and fugitive recovery, to name a few.

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    Advanced Investigations is a licensed private detective agency in the state of Maryland. I am a Maryland private investigator with twenty years of experience conducting adultery investigations, child custody and insurance fraud investigations. We provide affordable, professional Maryland private detectives services. We provide services in the following areas: * Adultery and cheating spouses * Child custody * Workers compensation fraud * Insurance fraud * Criminal investigations * Drug and narcotic investigations * K-9 drug searches * Missing persons * GPS vehicle tracking * Internet tracking * Computer record retrieval

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    I provide private investigation, private security, mystery shopping and housekeeping services. My activities can help you!

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    I'm a private investigator with a great outlook and experience in dealing with adultery, insurance claims, child custody, divorce disputes, and process serving. My clients can expect 100% communication concerning each case and privacy.

    • 8 years in business
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    My duties include the following: * Locate missing persons * Locate victims/witnesses * Conduct asset searches * Serve legal documents * Conduct physical surveillance * Conduct GPS surveillance * Perform additional tasks

    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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