Private Investigating Made Easier By Social Networking Sites

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Essential Forensics offers a wide range of services one of them being private investigating/surveillance. As experienced private investigators we rely on many techniques  to gather information however in recent years finding out personal details about individuals has become much easier thanks to social networking sites. Facebook, Linked In, and Twitter being the most widely used sites are filled with data which can assist a private investigation.  The vast amounts of personal information made available to the public makes a private investigators job less complicated.

Social groups, meeting places, events, photos, location check in updates and conversation comments allow investigators to obtain large amounts of personal details which we can use to create a case or gather evidence or aid covert surveillance operations.  People make their work place public, holiday destinations and extravagant purchases known to the world, the list is endless. It seems some people don’t have any respect for their own privacy.

Obviously in most cases we are required to carry out more extensive back ground checks however the information available on social media sites can give us an excellent starting point or in some cases up to date and current details of an individual’s whereabouts .

Private investigating/surveillance can be used to find missing people, Fraudulent activities both personal and corporate investigations, individual identity fraud, insurance fraud, benefit fraud, money laundering, fraudulent personal injury claims, intercepting phone conversations, vehicle identity/tracking personal issues ,marital issues/ infidelity commercial/domestic theft, discreet installation of covert surveillance equipment, hacking, vandalism, anti fly tipping operations, bribery and corruption.

Using social media our specialist team have the ability to gather reliable information efficiently resulting in more cost effective service for our clients. Essential Forensics is committed to delivering high standard forensic services at competitive rates.

If you have any questions about the services mentioned in this blog or any forensic needs please contact one of our friendly team.

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