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Situated in the West/Central portion of New Brunswick, the capital city Fredericton sits along the Saint John River. The third largest city in the province, Fredericton is an important cultural and artistic hub boasting the highest percentage of post secondary education and highest incomes in New Brunswick. The Smith Investigation Agency Inc.’s Fredericton office provides service to the city and surrounding areas. Whether its business or personal, our professional private investigators provide a high-quality product that is result oriented. We offer various investigative services such as surveillance, fraud investigation, skip trace/locate services that can assist in your decision making, court proceedings and limit any risk factors. Our team operates with the utmost discretion, obtaining facts, and then compiles said data into a detailed report that is clear and easy to understand. The Smith Investigation Agency follows strict professional industry standards, surpassing industry expectations and offers excellent customer service. Discreet and professional, we are the ideal solution for any of your Legal, Corporate and Private Investigations. Start with trust!

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Corporate & Legal

Employees are a reflection of your business. Various Corporations and Legal Firms rely on the use of an investigation agency to fulfill their numerous investigation needs. Whether its monitoring employee claims and workplace behaviour, workplace injuries, theft, harassment or fraud, our goal is to provide you with the evidence required to assist in your matter. Whether we are helping in limiting your company’s risk or providing the ammunition you need to win your case, The Smith Investigation is here for you! Our Fredericton investigators focus largely on integrity, consistency and quality, meaning you can trust our flawless detailed reporting. Our team can address theft, perform debugging sweeps and detect eavesdropping equipment with our TSCM Service. We can assure that we deliver exceptional service to all of our Corporate and Legal Clients. To learn some more, call us today for a free Consultation.

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Family Investigations

Family is of utmost importance. Our private investigation services can protect your loved ones. If you sense suspicious activities unfolding within your household or among family members, work with a team that will work hard to get to the bottom of your concerns. Whether its surveillance on a cheating spouse, child custody investigations or surveillance on elderly or young family members to ensure their safety, our Fredericton investigators can provide proof and peace of mind to make the best decisions for your family. With the use of our professional investigative techniques, we can uncover what could be hidden information or dishonest activities. Our team performs services discretely to provide you with the knowledge you are in search of and it is completely private. The Smith Investigation Agency accurately compiles the facts in a neat and easy to read report format and offers a quick turnaround. Hire us today and get the peace of mind you are looking for!

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Investigative Research

Background Checks

As Fredericton grows, so does the need for private investigation services. Are the people involved in your life or business, ones to be trusted or do they pose a risk? This is a very good question that can be answered by hiring The Smith Investigation Agency to perform a Background Check. Our Fredericton team can certainly assist in determining the answer to various questions. Often, we are approached by clients who have suspicions of a potential new hire or a loved one’s new relationship partner. Don’t stress about the unknown, hire a skilled private investigator to undercover the truth in determining if they are who they say they are. We are proud of our Background Investigation Department and their ability to deep dive into the information you are looking for and provide a full and comprehensive report. The Smith Investigation Agency is an Award-Winning Team with tons of successful cases under our belt. We are delighted to say that we have a 98% success rate and offer a service that you can trust!

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Skip Tracing Services

If you need assistance locating an individual, hire our Fredericton team for Skip Tracing Services. The Smith Investigation Agency has done thousands of locate and skip traces throughout Canada and has a high success rate of 98%. We are able to achieve such great success by our years of expertise, formal partnerships and use of the latest technology. Should you need to locate a beneficiary, trace an adoption or find a debtor, our agency has the tools and experts required to obtain results. In the scenario where you require a witness statement, interview or an interrogation, our private investigations can certainly step in and help. In short, our Fredericton team can give you the information and truth, based on concrete facts and discreet investigative work. We also offer reasonable and competitive rates, and supply a superior result among other agencies. Call us today for a free consultation!

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Additional Services


Our anti-fraud and risk management unit in Ottawa focuses on identifying what risks exist and then handles them in a way best suited to your specific objectives. If you have been a victim of fraud, allow our team of Private Investigators in Ottawa to assess the situation and identify a clean plan forward. Our fraud division handles a wide variety of cases, from small claims to cases where several million dollars are at risk. If you are a large corporation, private individual or law firm dealing with fraud, contact us today and learn more about our investigative process. We obtain substantial evidence and facts that can be used to bring truth, protecting you and your assets more efficiently.

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Customized Investigations

There are many services our Private Investigators in Ottawa complete regularly that are customized based on the client’s needs. Having completed thousands of cases, we know first-hand that no two files are alike, which is why you can share with us the details of your case for a personalized solution. After all, a blanket approach is not good enough when it comes to investigative services such as ours. Your case may require a mixture of cyber research, surveillance, and investigative services like background checks or locate services. No matter your need, we can assist. Our Ottawa team is here to help, as are those in our other offices found throughout Canada.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No. We can assist with all types of investigations, including personal, private, corporate, and government.

We can help protect a business from fraudulent activities. Our investigation services cover background checks, investigate employee claims, monitor potential theft or narcotic use, monitor workplace harassment, investigate WSIB claims, uncover identify theft, and other behaviours that could damage your business reputation and bottom line. 

Yes! We can provide highly detailed background checks including criminal background checks on both individuals and corporations. In the event you need to screen someone as part of an employment application or check that a particular individual does not have a criminal record, or that a business has serious legal problems, we can help. We can perform a meticulous and accurate background check that is accompanied by facts, including employment history, criminal records, education verification, litigation and legal affairs, marital information and more.

Even if you believe that there is suspicious activity but don’t have any relevant proof, we can help. We will uncover the facts that you need.

We provide professional reports, pictures, and video documentation as required to deliver the substantial evidence you need. 

Our agents are highly trained to work discreetly and undercover. Our agents also follow all the necessary laws to avoid becoming subject to a police investigation. In the rare incident that they are identified, they are trained to appropriately and safely react. PIs act in complete confidentiality and will never provide your information.

Our Ottawa team is required to follow the rules and regulations of the Ontario’s Private Security and Investigative Services Act. We are not allowed to carry a badge, impersonate a law enforcement officer, make any form of arrest, wiretap to record conversations or trespass on private property. However, we are allowed to use surveillance and evidence gathering techniques such as background checks, skip tracing, GPS, photos and video surveillance. PIs can legally access databases and public information to find missing people, property or assets. We can also find evidence in relation to child custody investigations and criminal investigations.

Contact us today to set up a consultation. During this confidential meeting, we’ll assess your situation and needs to provide you with a quote for services. Depending on the type of investigative services that you require, we’ll provide an hourly fee or set amount in the quote, with no hidden fees.  If you agree to the quote, we’ll begin working on your case right away.

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