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Robert was born in New York and as a youngster moved to California with his family where he now resides. Robert became an ardent reader of suspense novels and cultivated a passion for solving mysteries at a very young age. Twenty-six years ago he founded the Worldwide Intelligence Network which is an accomplished licensed California and New York Private Investigation company. Today his investigative skills encompass a broad range of diverse investigative assignments all presented on his company’s website. Worldwide Intelligence Network’s investigative assignments have taken Robert around the world where he often worked alongside with associates native to the country where the assignments took him.

Several valued and well-respected prestigious law firms from coast to coast have retained the services of Worldwide Intelligence Network as well as public and private corporations, government agencies such as the County of Los Angeles and the City Attorney of Los Angeles, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Los Angeles. Robert and his team of investigators serve small business owners, multi-national corporations, celebrities, and high-net-worth individuals. Worldwide Intelligence Network is ranked among the “Five Best Private Investigation Companies in America” by Conde Nast Publications.

Culturally savvy and globally-minded; Robert became an expert at interviewing, researching, assessing, writing/editing, and reporting with a keen understanding of the law, evidentiary procedures, and validation of admissible evidence, as well as applicable fraud statues at the State and Local levels.

One of Robert’s most memorable investigations took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (formally Saigon) where he was retained to conduct an extraordinary challenging and dangerous investigation of his client’s son’s murder. After concluding that investigation and identifying the killers, Robert felt compelled to write a novel “The Assignment” that was published and received excellent reviews.

Robert was continually being asked to provide Bodyguard services by his clients, and thus he acquired a license to offer Bodyguard Services around the world.

  • He has saved his insurance company clients hundreds of thousands of dollars by exposing fraudulent claims.
  • He located millions of dollars of embezzled funds overseas which led to a very favorable settlement.
  • He prevented an innocent client from being convicted of bribing a Federal Agent; The case was dismissed.
  • He located two runaway children within hours of their parent's requests.
  • He exposed a criminal conspiracy perpetrated by father and son upon an elderly woman with a terminal illness. Both were captured and convicted to five years in prison.
  • He revealed both unfaithful and faithful spouses in hundreds of infidelity assignments.
  • He identified who stole tens of thousands of dollars in jewelry from an elderly woman with dementia and had that person arrested.
  • Asked to locate an employee of a law firm who went missing he found out that she had been murdered by her significant other who when confronted by the Los Angeles Police Department, took his life.
Robert personally connects with all of his clients and potential clients to make sure they are presented with the best investigative options and personal protection services.


California Private Investigator’s License, 14745
Private Investigator’s License New York, #0311124
California Private Patrol Operator’s License #15757
POST Certified on Background Investigations Course
Member of the California Association of Private Investigators CALI
Qualified Provider of MCLE by The California State Bar
Robert provides Pro Bono Investigative Services to the Public Counsel of Los Angeles.
Public Counsel is the largest pro bono law firm in the nation.
20 10, 2016

Confirming Infidelity: Are You Delusional or is Your Partner Cheating on You?

By |2019-01-25T06:18:30-07:00October 20th, 2016|Tags: , , |

IS YOUR PARTNER A CHEATER Robert Mann, Author Director of Worldwide Intelligence Network A Full Service Private Investigation & Bodyguard Services Company You have an uncomfortable feeling that your life’s partner is unfaithful to you and that they are cheating. You made up your mind to confront your partner and asked if they are unfaithful. Your partner replied, “are you delusional?” You expected a denial but not such a harsh response. That answer moves you closer to contemplating severing the relationship knowing it will break your heart not to mention how afraid you are of being alone again. [...]

25 08, 2016

(Updated)Is your Stalker Real or Imagined?

By |2019-01-25T06:18:30-07:00August 25th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed? There are 7.5 million people stalked every year. Has your stalker acted out in a course of conduct directed at you that would cause you to feel fear and to be unsafe? Is your stalker someone you know, or you do not know but has consistently been following you, calling or sending you letters, emails even gifts or flowers? Those occurrences constitute sufficient evidence to establish you are being stalked. You should try to document every incident and sighting of your stalker, including the location, the date and time of confrontation or [...]

9 05, 2016

(Updated) Locate Someone With the Help of a Private Investigator

By |2019-06-05T09:53:15-07:00May 9th, 2016|Tags: , |

PEOPLE NEEDING PEOPLE As an international private investigation firm, we often receive requests from clients to conduct a locate investigation to find an ex-girlfriend, boyfriend, ex-spouse or relative who they allegedly lost contact with.  We are in the business of finding people for those who are reaching out to find that special someone. However, we make sure their intentions are legitimate, and they are not using us to find someone they want to cause harm to. It is a tremendous responsibility to reveal a person's location without first making sure they want to be found. ETHICAL & MORAL RESPONSIBILITIES  We [...]

21 04, 2016

Miley Cyrus Home Burglary

By |2019-06-05T09:44:36-07:00April 21st, 2016|

Miley Cyrus’ year recently went from bad to worse, with reports of a recent burglary pop sensation’s home. It was reported that two intruders, a man and a woman, broke into the singer’s home and stole purses, jewelry and her 2014 Maseratti Quattroporte. The burglary took place at 4:00 p.m on a Friday and police found no evidence of forced entry. The couple managed to scale a wall that surrounded the singer’s property and entered her home via the singer’s garage. 

Cyrus was not present at her home at the time, as she was conducting the European leg of her [...]

31 03, 2016

(updated) Your Awareness Could Prevent A Terrorist Attack

By |2019-06-05T11:00:22-07:00March 31st, 2016|

Prior to 911 (September 11 attacks), we would not have paid attention to a suitcase left unattended at the entrance or inside an airport terminal. Today that suitcase should be an immediate safety concern to everyone at that airport. It takes only a moment to dial 911 and report the presence of an unattended suitcase. True, the suitcase could have been accidentally left behind or perhaps it could be a bomb waiting to be detonated. Each and every one of us must try to remember to be hyper-aware and diligent of any unusual observation or occurrence. Our minds as unfortunate [...]

18 01, 2016

New York Bodyguard Services

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00January 18th, 2016|

Worldwide Intelligence Network has been providing armed and unarmed New York Bodyguard Services for the past twenty-three years and not a single client has ever been injured in all that time. In addition to serving clients in New York we have offices in Los Angeles and Ventura County, California along with associate Bodyguards in over sixty countries around the world. We also provide risk assessment for estate security and we utilize the latest in state of the art detection, intrusion and video surveillance equipment. Whether you require one year or lifetime service we will provide you with the finest [...]

18 01, 2016

Los Angeles Bodyguard Services

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00January 18th, 2016|

We fully appreciate how terribly frightening it is to be faced with the possibility of bodily harm by a deranged individual. Knowing someone is out there seeking to harm you or your love ones is terrifying. We thoroughly relate to how you feel and we make it our personal mission to keep you and your family safe as we have for the past twenty-three years. Not a single person has ever been injured on our watch. There are several reasons why people utilize the services of Bodyguards. Many of those people are public figures, high-net worth individuals, CEO’s of multinational [...]

18 01, 2016

Los Angeles Private Investigation Services

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00January 18th, 2016|

Approximately 300 Los Angeles private investigators offer Los Angeles private investigation services. Knowing which LA private investigator to select can be challenging. Your intuition is your best barometer. Basically it comes down to which private investigator you spoke with was the most attentive and appeared to have understood your issues and concerns. For the past twenty-five years we have maintained a superb reputation as evidenced by the numerous testimonials on our website. Furthermore we are rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau and were ranked among the top five private investigation companies in America by Conde Nast Publication the company [...]

18 01, 2016

New York Private Investigator Services

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00January 18th, 2016|

Worldwide Intelligence Network is a licensed and insured private investigation company in New York offering New York private investigator services for the past twenty five years. Our clients are; the general public; law firms; multinational corporations; insurance companies; public corporations; real estate entities; small to large businesses; high-net worth individuals; Wall Street entrepreneurs and the entertainment industry. We maintain a current and superb network of associates in over sixty countries that have time and again demonstrated their skills and access to confidential sources. We are known for our due diligence, our prompt reports and for continually keeping our clients updated [...]

18 01, 2016

Los Angeles Litigation Support Services

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00January 18th, 2016|

For the past twenty-seven years, Worldwide Intelligence Network’s Los Angeles civil & criminal investigators have an extraordinary track record of contributing to the successful outcomes of numerous civil and criminal investigations conducted in Los Angeles. SAMPLING OF CASES A fifty-five million dollar breach of contract case settled for five million dollars when our Los Angeles Private Investigator located a crucial witness. Our Los Angeles private investigators located a significant amount of the two hundred and forty nine million dollars embezzled from a European bank in Central America and in offshore protected banks on the Isle of Mann. The perpetrators eventually [...]

18 01, 2016

Private Investigator New York Litigation Support Services

By |2019-06-05T09:40:44-07:00January 18th, 2016|

For the past twenty-seven years, Worldwide Intelligence Network has provided a full range of legal support and investigative services in New York. We investigate highly complex Civil & Criminal Private Investigations for some of New York’s most renowned attorneys. Our record of success performing legal private investigation services in New York is quite remarkable and our reputation has grown accordingly as evidenced by the following accolades pertaining to our Private Investigator New York Litigation Support Services. I recall on three separate investigations you made major contributions for our clients. Your work on an international litigation matter and the location of a significant witness immediately assisted us in obtaining [...]

29 12, 2015

Civil and Criminal Private investigators of New York & Los Angeles

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00December 29th, 2015|

BEST RATED CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS IN NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES When performing civil and criminal investigations, there is no room for error. Our Civil and Criminal Investigators in Los Angeles and New York work harmoniously under their attorney clients’ direction. Nothing less than a thorough, accurate, and comprehensive investigation is acceptable to our clients. We have a twenty-seven-year track history locating witnesses, finding sequestered assets, gathering sustainable evidence, and securing precise intelligence that most other civil and criminal investigators miss entirely. EXPERT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS Our civil and criminal private investigators in New York and [...]

19 11, 2015

Kylie Jenner’s Bodyguards Get’s a Bad Rap

By |2019-06-05T10:58:16-07:00November 19th, 2015|

“Kylie Jenner’s Bodyguards got too pushy and shoved fellow VIP Jessica Alba at the packed Opening Ceremony fashion show. Jenner and her boyfriend, Tyga, were there Sunday night, along with guests including Miguel, Tinashe, Laverne Cox, Natasha Lyonne, Spike Jonze, Alexa  Chung, Kelly Osbourne and Rose McGowan. But after the inventive show wowed the crowd with models from the New York City Ballet and choreography by Justin Peck, spies said Kylie’s Bodyguards were anything but graceful. After the show as guests were trying to leave the venue, “it was very crowded,” said a source. “Everyone was in the crush and Jessica had [...]

29 10, 2015

Bodyguards Are Not Just For The Rich & Famous

By |2019-06-05T10:56:58-07:00October 29th, 2015|

By Robert Johnson, Staff Writer for the Wall Street Journal You don't have to be rock singer Marilyn Manson  or an executive traveling to Russia to hire a bodyguard these days. The clientele of bodyguards is expanding quickly, in this era of affluence, to non-celebrities and to workers far down the pecking order from top executives. For the heavily fragmented industry of mostly small companies that provide bodyguards, or "personal protection agents," as they prefer to be called today, business is booming. "If you don't feel comfortable without security for something -- for anything -- we'll make that our concern," [...]

28 10, 2015

Surveillance Is Not Easy

By |2019-06-05T10:59:25-07:00October 28th, 2015|

To appreciate how difficult it is to conduct surveillance try this easy test? Drive to a nearby market. Park your car and follow anyone you chose who drives out of the lot. Chances are you may not make it three blocks before you lose that person. Surveillance is an art and it takes years of practice and experience to become a qualified surveillance investigator. All too often we hear from some clients who suspect their significant other is cheating that they decided to follow them. Within minutes they were either discovered or they lost sight of the car within thirty [...]

7 10, 2015

Infidelity Surveillance Cell Phones Reveal Cheaters

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00October 7th, 2015|

Infidelity – Cheater Surveillance Did you know that it is now possible to track the exact location of your spouse or significant other anywhere in the world via your cell phone? We recently were assigned to assist a private investigator who flew in to Los Angeles from Mexico City to conduct an infidelity surveillance on the wife of his very wealthy entrepreneurial client in Mexico City. The wife and her husband had an argument and she decided to fly to the US to get away from her husband. No matter where his wife was in Los Angeles the private investigator was able to track her movements and her exact location on his cell phone. [...]

11 09, 2015

(Updated)Your Teenager and ISIS a Tragedy

By |2019-01-25T06:18:31-07:00September 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Who would have imagined parents finding themselves concerned about their child running away from home, from their family and friends to join a terrorist group such as ISIS?  Unfortunately, this issue has become a reality for parents who must now take notice and become extremely vigilant as to their teenager's Internet activities. Granted, parents have more than their fair share of stress dealing with all of the life's issues. Try to imagine how you would feel to open your front door and be greeted by the FBI telling you that your teenager has been communicating with ISIS recruiters and was apprehended at the airport about to board a [...]

23 08, 2015

Testimonials – Debbie Matson, Knapp, Petersen and Clarke

By |2019-06-05T10:14:55-07:00August 23rd, 2015|

I received wonderful feedback from the attorneys and paralegals who attended your seminar. The topic of “The Attorney and Private Investigator Working Together” was certainly a point of interest to everyone attending.- Debbie Matson, Knapp, Petersen and Clarke

23 08, 2015

Testimonials – Jill Renee Silver, Tandem Mortgage Inc

By |2019-06-05T10:18:13-07:00August 23rd, 2015|

Your willingness to share and demonstrate your extensive knowledge of things relating ot security, and personal protection, were of great interest to our group. Your demonstration was very informative, as well as, interesting. Your talk reached a wide variety of professional people in differing professions. All of us were held ‘spellbound’ by the information that you disseminated to us.- Jill Renee Silver, Tandem Mortgage Inc