Services

/Services
­

Eavesdropping (Part Two)

Generally speaking, federal law is supreme and supersedes state and local law unless those laws are more restrictive. Some states require two-party consent for recordings of conversations, while some require that only one party privy to the conversation gives consent. (Out of an abundance of caution and simplicity, a two-party consent law should be interpreted [...]

May 17th, 2018|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Eavesdropping (Part One)

Are your private conversations really private? Are the corporate secrets that you’ve been discussing in a presumably-secure location, such as your conference room, vulnerable to eavesdropping? You probably won’t be be surprised to know that covert listening devices (aka bugs, wires) are easily hidden inside ordinary locations of private businesses and other private premises. That [...]

May 10th, 2018|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Government Investigation Consulting

Investigative caseloads fluctuate depending upon the number of current (on-going) investigations existing plus the number of new investigations initiated on any given day, versus the number of investigators who are available to conduct the investigations (receive assignments). This caseload ratio is consistent among local, state, and federal law enforcement investigative units. As you can imagine, [...]

April 20th, 2018|private investigation, Services|0 Comments

Parental Kidnapping

Missing persons cases are particularly painful. No matter the cause, the feelings of uncertainty and lack of closure of a missing child, teen, or adult brings unending sorrow to loved ones. According to Child Find of America, every day approximately 2300 children are missing in the United States. That means that about 800,000 kids are [...]

March 15th, 2018|parental kidnapping, Services|0 Comments

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 [...]