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Private Detective Needed

As consumers searching for a professional in most fields, our research will probably direct us to a group of candidates who require further vetting. Chances are that we will probably filter the good from the bad through our own personal processes and make decisions to hire based on our needs. Like other service-oriented professionals, there [...]

January 18th, 2018|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

Intellectual Property Protection

There are different forms of recognized property: Real property (real estate), which is immovable property--land and anything attached to the land; Personal property, which is moveable and subject to ownership (except land); Tangible property that can be touched and includes the aforementioned real and personal property; and Intangible property, which refers to creations that are [...]

January 4th, 2018|Blog, Intellectual Property, Services|0 Comments

Cogs in The Wheel: Part 2: Private Investigators and Attorneys

The professional standards to which private investigator services are held are generally defined by State law, if applicable, though not every State regulates private investigators. Check out the requirements per state here. Nonetheless, the general standard for private investigators regarding arrests, searches, domestic surveillance, GPS tracking, etc., is essentially equivalent to that of a private [...]

October 30th, 2017|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

Private Eye Security Services

Security is everything. It’s peace of mind for the employer dismissing an employee; for the mother applying for custody of her children amidst divorce proceedings; for the business owner transporting cash to the bank; for the participants in an organized event; for the family sleeping soundly in their home. It’s simply peace of mind. Each [...]

September 4th, 2017|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Forletta Provides “Fresh Set of Eyes” through Cold Case Review and Investigative Services

Why some investigations run cold, and how a “fresh set of eyes” by a Private Investigative Service can be so beneficial in helping resolve a case.  Sometimes criminal or civil cases can be simple and straightforward. Other times they’re not. Evidence is often complex, difficult to decipher, and can have varying degrees of usefulness or [...]

July 20th, 2017|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

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

FORLETTA: Background Checks on Current Employees.

We’re all familiar with the common HR procedure of conducting background checks on our prospective employees. And it makes perfect sense. You wouldn’t want to put your company’s reputation in jeopardy by bringing on someone who doesn’t have the cleanest legal or moral record. So the candidate passed the background check. You’ve hired them. And [...]

September 15th, 2016|Blog, pittsburgh, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Drug Investigations.

According to a 2012 survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 24 million Americans aged 12 and older had used an illicit drug or abused a psychotherapeutic medication within the past month. The study also found that drug used is highest among 18-20 year old Americans, with approximately 23.9% of this [...]

From the Desk of Larry Forletta: Intellectual Property Investigations.

Thoughts and ideas are just as important to the success of an organization as physical items. That’s why intellectual property protection is such an integral part of many organizations’ work. There are four different types of intellectual property—patents, trademarks, designs, and copyrights. Each of these is discussed in detail below. Intellectual property infringement is the [...]

FORLETTA: Protect Yourself from Cybercrime

With the proliferation of digital technology, cybercrime has been on the rise. Luckily, there are lots of things you can do to protect yourself from online fraud. In general, cybercriminals want to make their money as quickly and easily as possible. By making their job a little harder, you can keep yourself much safer. Some [...]

FORLETTA: Identifying Counterfeit Products.

Counterfeit products are defined as goods, often of inferior quality, made or sold under another brand’s name without the brand owner’s authorization. In part because of the Internet, we have become more and more inundated with counterfeit products. In 2014, US law enforcement agencies had to shut down 29,684 websites that were illegally selling counterfeit [...]

From the desk of Larry Forletta: The Realities of Private Investigation.

When people think about Private Investigators, they tend to think of dramatic scenes from old movies that they have seen, with witty and dry remarks and somewhat romantic and glorified scenes. A narrative in the background from the investigator. Black and white scenes with smoke in the background. It also may appear from these movies [...]

April 25th, 2016|Blog, pittsburgh, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

How Private Investigators Revamp the Integrity of Criminal Trials.

Criminal investigations are a tricky business, especially when it comes time for trial.  Pressure mounts to prove or disprove evidence and place the right person behind bars as quickly as possible, but while law enforcement officials arguably do their best, mistakes do happen.  According to statistics taken by Scripps News, approximately one third of murders [...]

May 8th, 2015|Blog, Services|0 Comments

FORLETTA: Safe at School.

There is a simple phrase that is putting are kids in danger, a phrase that threatens school safety and leaves kids, teachers, and parents at risk – "It could never happen here." Despite the terror, news coverage, and discussions brought to the forefront of public consciousness by events such as the shootings at Sandy Hook [...]

August 1st, 2014|Services|0 Comments

The Truth about Drugs: Classes from a Former DEA Agent.

Along with my work as a private investigator, I have also had the privilege of teaching drug classes to a variety of individuals. I feel it is important to help people understand the complexities, issues, and myths that often circulate regarding illegal drugs, and to empower them to make the right choices. Accurate information about [...]

July 29th, 2014|Services|0 Comments