Enhancing business security and profitability

Business investigations.

A professional investigator can add value to a companies operations by covertly observing internal processes, operations, and activity. The investigator will gather intelligence from outside the company as well. The details from both sources are compiled and analyzed to improve a business operation

  • Discover fraud
  • Reduce expenses
  • Increase safety
  • Lower injury claims
  • Identify problem employees
  • Improve morale
  • Discover opportunities for efficiency
  • Protect company resources
  • Reveal security vulnerability

 

As a business owner, consider if the answers to any of these questions would be valuable business intelligence or would help the business become more securely profitable:

  1. Where is your key employee really going for lunch?
  2. Is your accountant in financial trouble?
  3. Is your purchasing manager in business with any suppliers?
  4. Is the employee who called in sick really “sick”?
  5. Are all of your company checks processed correctly?
  6. What products are your competitors developing?
  7. Are all of your accounts payable legitimate?
  8. Are any sales being diverted?
  9. Does your business have a security plan?
  10. Do executives occasionally need armed protection?
  11. Are your company checks all accounted for?
  12. Are sales personnel submitting false reimbursements?
  13. Does the person you are suing have assets?
  14. Have employees ever used other names?
  15. Have employees acquired criminal records since hiring?
  16. Are files and records being secured, or being accessed without permission?
  17. Is your company name being used inappropriately?
  18. Is the person suing you actually injured?
  19. Are vendors over billing with collusion from an employee?
  20. Is your inventory a source of business loss?
  21. How will financially distressed employees access company assets?
  22. Is there information which can reverse a customer chargeback?
  23. Who knows how much cash you carry?
  24. Are vendors and contractor up to date?
  25. Are employees keeping your business info confidential?
  26. Do employees operate outside ventures?
  27. Are fund transfers monitored?
  28. How do competitors present an offer to a prospective client?
  29. Are customers private records being disposed of properly?
  30. Are inappropriate files being stored on your server?
  31. Do web visitors extract large volumes of product info?
  32. Are employees active with work on their PC’s?
  33. Is fraud being concealed within your company?
  34. Do employees activities create liability for the firm?
  35. How does your competition operate internally?
  36. Do any of your activities suggest fraud to your bank?
  37. What information is being gathered about you by others?
  38. Have there been undiscovered attempts at defrauding your business?
  39. Are volume clients in financial distress? Their principals?
  40. Are any business partners or associates in financial or legal trouble?
  41. Do you keep a Zero Balance Account (ZBA) for wire transfers?
  42. Does your operating account have ACH blocked? 

Information can be developed using investigative methods such as subject interviews, voice stress analysis, covert monitoring, IT forensics, cell tracking, video, facial recognition, GPS, document forensics, account auditing, surveillance, live backgrounding, and DNA analysis.

 

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