Consumer Fraud

Fraud is a crime to deceive someone for personal gain. When a deal is too good to be true, it is usually a bad deal. Let our private investigators investigate the other party to determine whether the deal is fraudulent.

Our private investigators investigate many types of fraud:

  • Consumer fraud
  • Marriage fraud
  • False advertising
  • Identity theft
  • Credit card fraud
  • Computer fraud
  • Document forgery and signature forgery
  • Insurance fraud and false insurance claim
  • Real estate fraud
  • Telemarketing fraud
  • Senior citizen fraud
  • Phishing scams and internet fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud.

We can perform a background check and criminal record search. We gather facts to aid you in making a better informed decision.

If you have been a victim of consumer fraud, we can investigate complaints from individuals or businesses. We gather facts to aid you in the prosecution of civil and criminal fraud violators, and potential recovery of your money.

Patent & Copyright Trademark Infringement

Are you losing money because others are misusing or misappropriating your intellectual property without your consent? Intellectual property laws are designed to protect your work and designs from copyright infringements, patent or design patent (industrial design rights) violations, trademark or servicemark infringements, trade secrets violations, and trade name infringements. These include counterfeits, copies, forgeries, fakes, imitations and any use of your intellectual property without your consent.

Our private investigators perform surveillance and undercover investigations to identify where your counterfeit products are sold and attempt to trace them back to their sources: vendors, suppliers, warehouse and manufacturers. We have state–of–the–art equipment at our disposal to document facts and uncover evidence.

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted to anyone who invents or discover anything new and useful. A copyright gives the creator of an original work exclusive rights to it. A trademark is a distinctive mark which is used to uniquely identify a trade good to distinguish it from the trade goods of others.

Bankruptcy & Judgment Lien

Bankruptcy is the legal inability or impairment of an individual or a company to pay their creditors. A judgment lien is a document against property to secure payment of a debt to prevent the sale of property by a debtor without the permission of the lien holder.

Our private investigators perform bankruptcy and judgment lien investigations. We search public records for judgment liens and bankruptcies on person or organizations.

We gather facts and let you decide whether you want to do business with these companies and individuals. These checks are important because they can aid you in making a better informed decision. These investigations can also aid in character assessment.

Sexual Harassment & other harassment investigations

Are you a victim of sexual harassment? Are you uncomfortable in your workplace? Are you being harassed based on race, gender, age and disability? A True P.I. is committed to a stop to these cowardly crimes.

Deciding to put a stop to sexual harassment or any other type of harassment can improve your life and your work environment. At A True P.I., we provide undercover agents and private investigatorsto investigate these crimes.

We will meet with you to discuss your goals. We will assess your needs and if necessary, ask permission from your employer to insert one or more undercover agents and private investigators in your workplace. During the course of our undercover investigation, we will accumulate detailed reports, and conclusive and irrefutable evidence such as surveillance records, e–mails, interviews, and/or phone records. We have state–of–the–art technology at our disposal to gather the information you need.

Criminal Record Search

In the United States, criminal records are compiled and maintained by various law enforcement agencies and are available through various criminal records searches. At A True P.I., private investigators in Houston Texas we can perform a criminal record search to investigate and determine whether a person has a criminal record.

We provide criminal records search for businesses as part of a background check and for employment verification, and for attorneys as part of a background check and for child custody cases.

Criminal records search can include:

  • Federal and states criminal records
  • Department of motor vehicle records: traffic violations, automobile collisions, and driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI).
  • Prison records
  • Sex offender records
  • Court records.