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    Five Common Cases Private Investigators Handle

    Private investigators serve an important role. They often handle cases that are not taken care of by other professionals but that serve an important function in the justice or corporate system. Some of the common cases that private investigators take include: Background Checks Many private investigators offer background checks with their list of services. Background checks examine a person’s history, and may reveal critical information, such as a person’s criminal history, credit, address history, professional history and social connections. A background check may be used for employment purposes or acceptance into a housing complex. Background checks may also be conducted when a person gets romantically involved with another person and…

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    Private Investigators Reveal the Most Bizarre Thing They’ve Had to Do on the Job

    I went through a phase when I was younger where I loved to watch old PI movies. There’s something glamorous about the way the profession used to get the Hollywood treatment; it’s danger and sex all wrapped up in the sad, suave face of Humphrey Bogart. That’s obviously not what it’s really like. Just ask these 14 AskReddit users: 1. Here, kitty kitty… Someone wanted to know what their cat was up to when they were working. Paid me to tail it. I don’t like wasting my time but the work’s not always busy as a PI. Turns out the cat just walks around the streets, licks itself and climbs…

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    The Investigative Process for PIs: From Taking a Case to Bringing it to a Close

    A dark night in a city that knows how to keep its secrets. But on the 12th floor of the ACME building one man is still trying to find the answers to life’s persistent questions. Guy Noir, private eye. We all have our own preconceptions about what it’s like to be a private investigator, growing up with Sherlock Holmes, The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and the likes of Guy Noir. But what is it really like to be a private eye? What can you expect from the moment a client walks into your office until you’re both shaking hands and your client is thanking you for a job well done?…