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5. Xen Global Solutions, LLC
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Xen Global Solutions (XGS) is a Veteran-owned security consulting and investigations company based in Northern Virginia. We specialize in security consulting, private investigations, crisis preparedness training, and executive protection (bodyguard) services. INVESTIGATIONS CIVIL | DOMESTIC | BACKGROUND | SURVEILLANCE | MARITAL | SOCIAL MEDIA MONITORING | ONLINE DATING We conduct private investigations for private companies, individuals, and families located in the Commonwealth of Virginia and will provide 100 percent professional quality in our efforts in order to provide resolution to your case. Our investigators will work diligently to legally obtain vital information or intelligence required for your specific case. Our process begins with a free and confidential consultation to discuss your requirements and how we can meet your goals or end-state with our investigative services. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS Background Investigations help reveal relevant and specific information on individuals, companies, or organizations. Our background investigation services are tailored to your specific needs and are conducted by our experienced and qualified investigators. Whether you are a corporation conducting background investigations as pre-employment screening or you are an individual using background checks as a way to protect you and your children, a thorough background check can give you the necessary information to make an informed decision. TYPES OF BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS​​ - Online Dating - Personal - Criminal - Social Media - Pre-Marital - Corporate - Pre-Employment - Tenant | Renters - Babysitter | Nanny - Financial CIVIL | DOMESTIC INVESTIGATIONS XGS conducts civil or domestic investigations for clients in the Commonwealth of Virginia in order to gather evidence for court proceedings. Every case is unique and we take our time to clearly listen and understand a client's issue and the desired goals of an investigation. Cases can involve numerous investigative methods that we employ such as interviews, surveillance, records retrieval, or open source research. SURVEILLANCE XGS maintains a highly professional approach to surveillance by being discreet, methodical, and conscientious of State and Federal law, so our client’s receive the best service possible. We are experienced in investigative surveillance cases ranging from employment, insurance cases to family matters of infidelity or harassment. Common requests for surveillance include: - Workers Compensation Claims - Insurance Claims/Suspected Fraud - Infidelity Investigations - Child Custody Disputes/Issues - Hands-off Wellness Checks - Co-habitation/ Alimony - Employee Theft - Business Investigations PERSONAL PROTECTION SPECIALISTS (BODYGUARD) Physical threats on high-net worth individuals, public figures, and their families are currently on the rise. The myriad of threats from criminals, stalkers, and other nefarious entities can pose a significant risk to your business and personal lives. Our proactive security approach will ensure that you are safe and productive. Information derived from the Threat Assessment may call for a need for Close Protection Specialists or Executive Protection services. The size of the protective detail can range from one person to six and depends on the threat level, client preferences, and overall budget. Protection Operations can be temporary or full-time which will include 24-hour coverage on the Principal, secure transportation service, residential security/protection, and additional coverage for family members if needed. We can employ overt protection methods where the security detail is visible with the intent to deter potential threats. This may be necessary during certain events where the Principal is widely known and will encounter a large amount of attention from fans, media, or curious by-standers. Covert or discreet protection is used when the client desires to maintain low-visibility during travel, while attending events, and around their residence. We believe covert protection to be very effective as we seek to avoid any friction during movements of the principal that can result in harm or embarrassment. SECURITY CONSULTING Civil Unrest. Pandemics. Mass Shootings. Kidnappings. Hostage Situations. Bombings. Our security consulting priority is to improve the safety, security, and privacy of a client who may be exposed to elevated threats or vulnerabilities as a result of their title, position, employment, wealth, or geographical location. Whether it's yourself, your employees, or your family, we will provide a customized and integrated security solution to your defined threat that will maintain your privacy while keeping your people safe and productive in all environments. ​ Recent world events have validated the need for all types of security risk management consulting for multiple industries. Given the current threat landscape, we focus on the integration of physical/cyber security and privacy of people and their assets. Our approach begins with a detailed security survey/risk assessment and then continues with plan development, training, and validation of your security strategy. Our security specialists have designed, implemented, and tested countless security strategies worldwide to include nuclear power plants, private residences, austere military bases, religious sites, schools, and for VIPs traveling overseas. Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Business License #11-18940See more

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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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