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Private Investigation and Sports

As your go-to Pittsburgh private investigator service, we at Forletta can help you with any number of problems you may be dealing with. We help in areas of education, intellectual property, health care, child custody, law, business and much, much more. Additionally, Forletta has expertise in the areas of forensics, due diligence, handwriting analysis, polygraphs, [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Three Qualities of Highly Effective Private Investigators

We at Forletta want to share with you what we think makes a good private investigator. There is no question that particular traits are needed to be successful in this field, but, the question you may be asking is what traits are important? When looking for a private investigator to help you with your case, [...]

May 11th, 2017|Blog, private investigation|0 Comments

How We Can Help with Law Cases

When it comes to lawyers, trials and litigation—I don’t think anyone outside of the field truly knows all that is involved when it comes to all of the information they must find to be successful with their case. It takes countless hours of research and information collecting, to say the least. The work necessary is [...]

April 27th, 2017|private investigation|0 Comments

The Importance of Prevention

Private investigation is not just about what goes on in the background, or what you have seen in detective shows and movies—it’s not all just taking photographs and finding clues. Our mission is helping people, and a lot of that includes a commitment to education and prevention. This is why I, Larry Forletta, founder of [...]

April 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What is Due Diligence?

We at Forletta realize that while we are (of course) extremely familiar with what we do, but that many people do not necessarily understand all that is involved when it come to private investigation, and how we can help you. Obviously, we can’t explain it all in one blog, but, we can slowly chip away [...]

March 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of 28 states in the U.S. that have legalized medical marijuana. There are many reasons why more than half the states in the country have moved in the direction of medical marijuana legalization since 1996—medical marijuana helps adults and children alike with multiple major health issues and side effects. There is talk [...]

March 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Legalization of Medical Marijuana

There are currently 28 states in the United States that have legalized the use of medical marijuana, including Pennsylvania where it became legal in 2016. There are many reasons why more than half the states in the country have moved in this direction since 1996, with more states heading in the same direction. There are [...]

February 27th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Forletta: How a Polygraph Works.

A polygraph, commonly referred to as a “lie detector,” is a device that is used to determine whether someone is telling the truth when asked a series of questions. Polygraphs are typically used in criminal investigations and when performing background checks, especially in the case of potential government employees. So, how exactly do these devices [...]

February 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

FORLETTA: How to Do Due Diligence on a Business.

Before taking part in any interaction with a business, for example buying, merging, or partnering in any other way, you want to make sure you really know what you’re getting yourself into. Due diligence refers to reviewing all available information about the company—financial and legal—with a fine-tooth comb beforehand so that you’re not met with [...]

January 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud.

Now that the craziness of the holiday season and gift exchanges is behind us, we probably are ready to keep our spending to a minimum, at least for the immediate foreseeable future. Perhaps one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save a little bit more. Regardless of how much you’re planning on spending these [...]

January 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Digital Forensics: Finding Lost Files.

Many digital forensics investigations start with finding files that belong to the computer’s previous user. Allocated files refer to those that can be viewed through the file system and whose contents, under normal circumstances, are not inadvertently overwritten by the operating system. Many digital forensics tools allow investigators to see allocated files in a disk [...]

December 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Finding and Preserving Digital Evidence.

Continuing with our digital forensics series, today we cover how to find and preserve digital evidence. One of the most important innovations in the field of digital forensics is the hash function. A hash function maps a sequence of characters (called a string) to a binary number of a specific size (i.e., a fixed number [...]

December 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Digital Forensics Investigation Procedures, Part Two.

Our last blog was an introduction into the world of digital forensics and discussed the challenges associated with this growing field. Subsequent blogs will go into these challenges in greater detail. The tools and techniques used in digital forensics are to be applied to suspects, victims, and bystanders. Over the years, practitioners have tried to [...]

November 15th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FORLETTA: The Challenges of Digital Forensics Part One.

Computers and other digital devices are ubiquitous in our everyday lives. They can be used for both personal and professional purposes. Unfortunately, the fact that digital technology is so prevalent in our lives means that its involvement in crime is also increasing. Digital forensics has thus become an important field. Digital forensics involves uncovering and [...]

November 1st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forletta speaks with Attorneys from the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Forletta speaks with Attorneys from the Allegheny County Bar Association, Criminal Litigation Section, Pittsburgh, PA.  

October 18th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments