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Missing Persons, Part One – Introduction

In the UK, on average a person is reported missing every 90 seconds. The National Police Chief’s Council defines a missing person as “anyone whose whereabouts cannot be established and where the circumstances are out of character or the context suggests the person may be subject of crime or at risk of harm to themselves…
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What is a background check?

Background checks are a common task for a private investigator. There are many reasons why one might be necessary, especially in cases of missing persons or fraud. In today’s blog I’m talking about what background checks involve and why they’re important. Speaking broadly, background checks are common when applying for credit, renting a home/office and…
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Cybersafety: How to Stay Safe Online

We are living in an almost-completely digital age, so cyber safety has never been more important. You can do everything online from banking to your weekly shop. Almost every service or shop has an app, web store or at very least a basic web presence, and often you have to input your details.   Identity…
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The Modern-Day Private Investigator

When people think of a private investigator, there is still somewhat of a stigma attached in the form of trench coats, hats and sunglasses. But the modern world of private investigation is actually very different. When I tell people about my business, Miss A.M. Investigations, they often jump to the conclusion that I spy on…
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Trilby Hats, Binoculars, and a Beige Coated Man

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a Private Investigator? Is it a man in a beige coat with the collar turned up, a trilby hat, binoculars pinned to the face and crouched behind a bush? That’s a common image and it couldn’t be further from the truth –…
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