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Located in Southeastern New Brunswick, in the Petitcodiac River Valley, lies the resilient “Hub City” of Moncton. This railway town has historically overcome adversity and challenges, always rebounding and adopting the motto “Resurgo” (I rise again). The most populated city in New Brunswick, Moncton is known for its warm hospitality and Acadian joie de vivre. At The Smith Investigation Agency Inc., we are pleased to provide private investigative services to all the residents of Moncton. Though each person or organization’s needs may vary, our Moncton Private Investigators can assist in a discreet, thorough, and professional manner to get you the results you need.

Throughout the province of New Brunswick, our team handles a wide variety of cases from surveillance services for corporate, legal and insurance industries as well as the general public. To investigative research which includes locating – skip tracing, background checks, asset checks, cyber investigations and more. As well as T.S.C.M. (de-bugging) services. Our team not only works with some of North America’s largest corporations and lawyers we also assist with the general public. Our team has years of professional experience in conducting investigations.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

The need for your organization to be protected is of the utmost importance. Your employees are a direct reflection of your business. Sometimes it becomes necessary to monitor suspicious or inappropriate behaviour and here at the Smith Investigation Agency, we can assist you with minimizing risks and protecting your brand. If your organization needs to conduct surveillance on an employee to determine fraud, theft, etc. our team can assist from workman’s compensation to motor vehicle accidents and undercover investigations. Our Moncton Private investigators can assist in providing you and your organization with the results you need to make informed decisions to protect your business and reputation. Our Moncton investigators have the experience, equipment, resources and knowledge to deliver exceptional service. With our focus on integrity, quality and consistency, we have helped our clients save thousands of dollars in fraud. You worked hard to build your business. Don’t wait until its too late. Call us now for a free consultation.

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Family Investigations

Is there anything more important than the safety and wellbeing of your family? If you need to determine if a spouse is cheating, find that evidence you need for a child custody case, or even check on a teenager or loved elderly family member to ensure their wellbeing we can assist. Our Moncton investigators can provide a variety of investigative services to help you protect your loved ones. If you plan on attending court or your case could go to court, you need to work with the best private investigators to ensure the proper documentation is obtained legally and professionally as well to provide you with the results you need to win your case. Our professional report and video documentation will provide the substantial evidence you need for your peace of mind or legal matters. Our Moncton private investigators work discreetly and professionally to deliver the most accurate results possible. If you believe there is suspicious activity unfolding that could jeopardize your household’s safety or welfare, The Smith Investigation Agency can help. There may be more to the story than you know, and we can unearth it with discretion and exceptional attention to detail. Call us today for a free consultation and get one step closer to that peace of mind you deserve.

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Investigative Research

Background Checks

With the ever-growing population in Canada, the need for private investigative services has naturally increased. As there has been such a demand in the private investigation industry, our team of investigative professionals has seen a notable amount of growth in the past five years especially in major cities like Toronto, Mississauga, Ottawa, Calgary and Halifax. As New Brunswick’s most populated city, Moncton is no different. As your population and industry grows, so does your need for informed decision making. Our background checks are an integral part of ensuring this growth is healthy, enabling for employers and landlords to verify that who they are dealing with is honest, law-abiding and who pose no threat. In relationships, you want to know without a shadow of a doubt who you are dating, planning to marry or who is around your children and family. A full and comprehensive background check should be on everyone’s to do list before settling down with someone or ensuring your families safety. You cannot afford not to have the facts. We perform background investigations that analyze an individual’s work history, financial stability, outstanding warrants or previous criminal charges, and other factors. We will deliver our professional, clear and concise findings to you for more peace of mind in knowing the truth. Your safety should never be put in jeopardy. Call us today to find out more.

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Skip Tracing Services

Do you need to locate someone in Moncton? New Brunswick? Or Canada? As we have completed thousands of skip searches throughout Canada, we are happy to say we have a 98 % success rate on our locating services! With a robust team of experienced private investigators, we can complete a full locate, or skip search within a few business days with a very high probability of success. We have the best skip tracing tools throughout Canada, and with our agency operating in multiple provinces, our chance of success on a location is more significant as our access to information throughout the provinces is considerably higher than most investigative agencies. With our years of experience, formal partnerships and latest technology, we can ensure the best results and fastest turnaround times. Are you searching for a long lost family member, missing heir or beneficiary, a missing debtor, that tenant that quickly left your property, or someone you need to serve court papers to? Allow our team to find the person so you can proceed with your personal or legal matter with confidence. With our high success rates and reasonable, competitive rates, The Smith Investigation Agency is here to help. 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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