The Importance of Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)

  Since 1999, the Canadian Private Investigators Resource Center has assisted newbie and seasoned investigators to navigate through the ocean of online information. This became even more evident on April 13, 2000 when Canada passed the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The PIPED Act states that organizations must obtain an individual’s consent…

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The Cost of Fraud

For decades acts of fraud never got the media exposure that other crimes have. Gang violence, robbery, murder and drug seizures have always captured headlines. One of the factors being the perception that fraud was often seen as a victimless crime e.g. the losses from credit card fraud is guaranteed by the banks. No violence,…

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Ask the Montreal Private Investigator (Part 2)

Ask The Montreal Private Investigator

One of the more common misconceptions about private investigators is the access to information. Many believe that Montreal private investigators have access to privileged information.

 

In part 2 of this multi-part series, “Access to Information” we’ll be exploring the most commonly asked questions we get as Montreal private Investigators and investigators across Canada related to collecting information.

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Ask The Montreal Private Investigator (Part 1)

Ask The Montreal Private Investigator

When first-time clients contact us our priority is to listen to their issues and concerns then offer solutions to their situation. Often times we come across preconceived notions on how Montreal Private Investigators conduct investigations.

This is part 1 of a multi-part series covering the most commonly asked questions we get as private Investigators in Montreal and across Canada.

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Is it the End For the Monolithic Tax Haven?

Tax havens have been catering to the super wealthy, dictators, terrorist groups, organized crime and legitimate corporations for centuries.
It is perfectly legal to open a company and/or bank account in an offshore tax haven as long as your country of origin is aware of it and you pay your taxes.
Legal issues arise when…

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How to Gain Employment as a Private Investigator

One of the biggest questions we get being Ontario’s largest training provider is “how do I apply for a job once I complete my private investigator training course?” When you are joining a new industry, it’s best to focus on…

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PONZI

The term Ponzi Scheme was brought to the forefront in 2009 when Bernie Madoff admitted to committing the largest fraud in U.S. history and sentence to 150 years in prison for stealing $65 billion from thousands of investors. The Ponzi Scheme is named after a con artist who lived in the early 20th century. Although the Ponzi scheme carries his name…

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Fraud Talk Podcast

Fraud Talk is the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s monthly podcast. In these sessions, we break down case studies, talk with the industry’s leading experts and give you more tools to spot, fight and prevent fraud.

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