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Each year, thousands of people are fooled by romance scammers posing as potential soul mates. These online fraudsters create fake profiles to lure in victims, establish romantic relationships and eventually, extort money. Catfishing or ‘dating scams’ swindle people out of thousands of pounds each year but there are some warning signs to look out for. In this article, we’ll identify common online romance scams, their tell-tale signs and offer some…

Surveillance is one of the most valuable investigative tools when insights into a corporation or individual’s day-to-day activities, movements and general lifestyle is required. Although stationary cameras are commonly used to protect businesses and homes, many situations call for a more mobile, covert solution. In this post, we will explore the different types of surveillance available in the UK, the types of operations and the benefits. What Is Surveillance and…

Infidelity is one of the most commonly cited reasons for divorce in the UK according to the Office of National Statistics [1] – but who is doing it and how are the trends changing? During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have put together an infographic that shows the statistics on infidelity in marriage and relationships across the UK. Do Men Cheat More Often Than Women? Both men and women are equally capable…

Unfortunately, online scamming is becoming all too common and often affects the most vulnerable in our society. Scammers know whom to target and what to do and say to inveigle their way into people’s lives for the sole purpose of taking money from them. This is mainly done online whereby the person you think you are talking to is, in fact, a fraudster from another country. Scammers are all too…

Unfortunately, in this day and age, a partner cheating is all too common. However, there are many ways to find out whether or not your partner is cheating on you. We all need peace of mind in life and finding out the truth is of paramount importance.  The choice is simple – you can either move on with your life or realise that, in fact, no wrongdoings have been done.…

When it comes to what exactly a private investigator can legally do in the UK, the law is pretty clear.  Which is why here at Global Investigations, we pride ourselves in being a very honest and reputable London-based detective agency that ensures only legal methods are carried out on all investigations.  Private investigators are not only required for clients with personal difficulties but also for business matters, large or small.  What…

At Global Investigations, we are taking a lead and direct approach on the scamming schools – popping up across Europe and the UK – that target many vulnerable people with fanciful and fictitious dialogues. These types of scams are mainly based around romance and generally target individuals who are lonely and exposed. These victims are sometimes elderly and not aware or pc savvy enough to know the difference between a…

“What happens when you find out the person you love isn’t who you thought they were?” From the award-winning and international best-selling author Peter James, comes the thrilling new instalment in the Roy Grace series – Dead at First Sight. In this nail-biting story that explores the rising crime of online dating fraud, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace will cross paths with a character based on Global Investigation’s very own lead…

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There are so many ways due diligence can be carried out by businesses. In this article, we will cover the 5 most popular types of business due diligence you should know about. What Exactly Are Due Diligence Investigations? Due diligence investigations are a form of detailed risk analysis that a business or individual can perform before entering into an agreement or contract with a third party. In the UK, due…

When it comes to finding out critical information you really need to know, hiring a private investigator is one of the best options you have available to you. Private detectives specialise in many areas of investigation – from tracing missing people, tracking your partner’s activities, and fraud, through to surveillance and criminal investigations. This article focuses on 5 of the common reasons people tend to use a private investigator. 1.…

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