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private detective

an individual privately employed to investigate a crime, keep watch on a suspected person, or make other inquiries
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A firm of loss adjusters was also fined PS50,000 for unlawfully disclosing personal data which had been obtained illegally by senior employees and rogue private investigators including Summers.
Our private investigators possess decades of experience in law enforcement, military special forces, investigations, and personal protection," Smith says.
He wrote: "In 2013 expenditure on private investigators amounted to [euro]3,971.
Corrupt private investigators obtained details from HMRC of income and tax paid by individuals, as well as bank account details of British Gas customers and whether phone lines were linked to specific addresses from BT.
But what the family didn't know during any of the five investigations was the extent to which the relationship between News International, private investigators and the police had such an impact on the conduct if this inquiry.
In my view, private investigators, insurers and their solicitors cannot be trusted to self regulate, and appropriate safeguards such as those that apply to public authorities should be introduced.
Mr Lawson has been named by a national newspaper as one of a network of private investigators receiving information on Mr Brown, taken from a computer by a junior police officer for Devon and Cornwall.
In this guide, Blake, a retired US Army criminal investigation command special agent, outlines basic skills needed by private investigators in the areas of business organization and management and investigative skills for all levels of experience and interests.
I have seen numerous adverts for private investigators but how do I find one I can trust?
The company's focus has morphed into programs tailored toward private investigators and security consultants, as well as alarm services.
Summary: A former News of the World journalist claims using private investigators to hack phones was rife at the paper.
According to Dr Mustapha Taher of the Security Research and Studies Centre, Abu Dhabi Police, the concept of private investigators does not really exist here.

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