Private Investigators & Fraud Prevention with the WSIB

Private Investigators & Fraud Prevention with the WSIB

Private investigators often take on many different types of clients with many different types of cases. What you might not know is that good private investigators in Ontario develop relationships with different organizations. Some of these private investigators work very closely with an organization called, the Workplace Safety and Inspection Board (WSIB). The WSIB In

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Private Investigators & Company Fraud

Private Investigators & Company Fraud

What do private investigators and companies have in common? They both aim to prevent fraud. Why? Well, fraudulent activities within a company cost millions if not billions in revenue across Canada per year. Real life examples of fraud include employees who: Try to claim medical insurance when they aren’t sick Steal company product to modify

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Fraud Surveillance in Ontario: The WSIB’s Relationship with Private Investigators

Fraud Surveillance in Ontario: The WSIB’s Relationship with Private Investigators

If you live in Ontario, Canada, you’re likely familiar with the Workplace and Safety Insurance Board (WSIB). This organization is responsible for providing employees throughout the province with workers compensation as well as no-fault insurance. The WSIB also works very closely with private investigators that provide surveillance in situations where they believe an employee is

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Buying a vehicle online-is there a lien?

Buying a vehicle online-is there a lien?

With the increase of classified sites like Auto Trader, eBay, Kijiji, Craigslist and Let Go there are increasing number of people being scammed or lied to during transactions between individuals regarding the status of a vehicle or vehicle history. One thing most people do not ask when looking for a previously owned vehicle; is there

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Does It Sound Illegal? It Probably Is.

Does It Sound Illegal? It Probably Is.

Lately, the Smith Investigation Agency has received many calls, requesting our private investigators to dig up an individual’s: Phone details Text message records Personal bills Etc. These callers insist that other companies can find this information for them and demand that we provide the same services. Well, you can imagine their surprise when we give

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Best of 2016: W.S.I.B Investigations & Fraud

Best of 2016: W.S.I.B Investigations & Fraud

As investigators, we often work a majority of fraudulent cases including insurance claim investigations and workplace incidents such as W.S.I.B. investigations. These types of cases are continually growing. We work closely with some of Canada and Ontario’s largest corporations to protect their business from the fraudulent activity. Some of the cases we worked on in

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Private Investigations Q&A: Online Scams

Private Investigations Q&A: Online Scams

My boyfriend and I recently decided to sell his truck as we no longer needed it. We were not familiar with selling items on Kijiji and other sites, but we have friends who have used various sites to sell all types of equipment and vehicles and never had an issue. We posted my boyfriend’s truck

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When to Hire a Corporate Investigator

When to Hire a Corporate Investigator

As a business owner you may not think that there is a place for a corporate investigator. However, there are many instances where an investigator is a highly valued asset to a corporation and their work is essential to the well-being of the business. Here are some examples of where a corporate investigator can be

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