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  • The Anatomy of an Asset Investigation

    by Brian Willingham

    Asset InvestigationPrivate Investigators are called upon to conduct an asset investigation for a variety of reasons including ongoing litigation, divorce matters, leverage during the course of negotiations or to see if a case is worth filing. More often than not, private investigators do not have the legal authority to access information such as bank accounts or investment accounts and must use alternative (and often creative) means to identify assets. 

    There are variety of methods and sources that an investigator can utilize to conduct a comprehensive asset investigation to legally uncover asset information through open sources and public records.

    We will delve into the details and methodology behind conducting a detailed asset investigation, why you may need an asset investigation, some traditional places to find assets (real property, boats, planes), as well as the non-traditional (the garbage?) and some of the ways to find hidden assets.

    Among the topics in this series include:

    Other Asset Investigation Sources:

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    Jorge Aguiar July 24, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Diligentia Group, your website content is exactly what new private investigators and their clients need to be reading. Thank you for taking the time and resources to post this valuable information. Hopefully our agencies can collaborate sometime.


    Jorge Aguiar


    Brian Willingham July 24, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Thanks for your comment Jorge!


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