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How Can A Private Investigator Help My Business With Loss Prevention?

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Most business owners hope that they can trust their employees. Unfortunately, deceitful people exist, and there’s a possibility that employees could be stealing from a company behind the business owner’s back. This is why some businesses choose to hire a private investigator (PI) to keep them safe from theft through loss prevention techniques. Read this blog to learn how our Loss Prevention Services for Businesses in Connecticut may be able to help you!


These are services that a private investigator provides to prevent employees from stealing from you and causing financial loss. There are many different methods of keeping businesses safe from theft, and a trusted private investigation firm has the tools you need to either catch your employees in the act or hinder anyone from stealing from you. A PI can install covert security cameras at your business to keep track of your employees’ activities. Not only can security cameras catch an employee stealing with surveillance footage, but they can also help you catch vandalists and observe employee productivity to ensure your business is running smoothly when you’re not looking.

Another way that a PI can help you oversee your employees is by posing as undercover shoppers or undercover employees. Since employees normally perform best when they know you’re observing them, you might be interested in finding out how your employees act when you’re away. A PI can serve as an undercover customer to see how your employees treat your patrons, or they can serve as an undercover employee to see what your employees are up to behind the scenes.


Some loss prevention methods can also be used to find out if any employees are leaking any sensitive information, like trade secrets. For example, a private investigator can install Cellebrite UFED (Universal Forensics Extraction Device) to extract data from devices, like mobile phones or SIM cards. If there’s an information leak, a PI can review data on employees’ devices to find out who is responsible for sharing confidential information.

A PI could also help you install GPS tracking devices if your company has a great deal of delivery drivers. Instead of worrying about contacting all the drivers to find out where they are, you can simply track their location to keep your business running efficiently.

If you’re a business owner looking to increase your loss prevention security, you might want to speak with an experienced private investigator to learn about your options. Our experienced private investigation firm is on your side! Contact Advanced Investigations today to learn how we can assist your company.

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