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What do I do if I am a victim of online identity theft?

First and foremost, you need to work with the bank that contacted you.

Below are some steps you can take to help protect yourself from further incidents of credit fraud or identity theft:

Request an initial security alert be added to your credit reports. The quickest way to do this is by going online to Experian’s Fraud Center. Once […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Private Investigator|Comments Off on What do I do if I am a victim of online identity theft?

10 Tips if you feel you’re a victim of stalking…

 

Pay attention to your environment and make note of anything out of the ordinary…new cars in the area. Don’t delete any social media posts or communication that the suspect has directed at you…new and past.Be aware of your surroundings.Make sure your house is secure…proper lighting, cameras.Advise your family, neighbors, co-workers and friends so they can be […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Private Investigator|Comments Off on 10 Tips if you feel you’re a victim of stalking…

What Should I Have At My Home In Case of An Emergency

With the current state of the world we wanted to let people know what’s recommended for an emergency kit.  The below listed items are recommended by the Department of Homeland Security for a Basic Disaster Supplies Kit.

Water – one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitationFood – at least […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Private Investigator, Safety, Security|Comments Off on What Should I Have At My Home In Case of An Emergency

Saving Private Lying

 We were contacted by a woman who had been searching for love online.  She met a man by the name of “Tom”. The sparks began to fly and they communicated frequently via text and video. Tom often wore fatigues in their video calls. He told her that he was deployed overseas but lives in Southern California, so […]

By |February 14th, 2020|Private Investigator|Comments Off on Saving Private Lying

Internet Dinner Date with a Side of Extortion

Many people have successfully found love on the internet, but not everyone is actually looking for love. In this particular case, we were called to assist a client with a false accusation that turned out to be extortion. Essentially, our client was a user on a popular dating app which promotes informal meetings. He was […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|Private Investigator|Comments Off on Internet Dinner Date with a Side of Extortion

How to Protect Yourself After Companies Get Hacked

With the Capital One data breach in the news, we wanted to offer some tips on how people can protect their data online and not become a victim to scammers and hackers.

Cybersecurity attacks are increasing both in frequency and scale on large corporations. Even though these companies have resources available to increase their security measures, […]

By |August 1st, 2019|Private Investigator|Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself After Companies Get Hacked

Hire a Professional Orange County Private Investigator

HIRE THE BEST ORANGE COUNTY PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR
Peterson Investigations is a full-service, licensed Orange County private investigation firm that has been conducting professional investigations and surveillance in Orange County, California for over 20 years.  Our team is led by Eric Peterson, an experience Orange County private investigator,  and consists of highly skilled, highly trained professional investigators. […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Private Investigator|Comments Off on Hire a Professional Orange County Private Investigator

Corporate Investigator

Corporate Investigator Orange County

A corporate investigation is the thorough investigation of a corporation or business in order to uncover wrongdoing committed by management, employees, or third parties.

There are many aspects of corporate investigations and they can vary significantly based on your needs. For example, corporate investigations can uncover if a business partner is legitimate, whether […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Private Investigator|Comments Off on Corporate Investigator

Investigating Scams

What is a Fraud or Scam Investigation?

A fraud investigation determines whether a scam has taken place and gathers evidence to protect the victims involved.

Fraud is misrepresentation with the intent to deceive. For example, if a company makes a specific claim about a product and knows that the product won’t work as promised, they are guilty […]

By |July 31st, 2012|Private Investigator|Comments Off on Investigating Scams