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11 05, 2017

27 Things I Learned from My 27 Years of Experience as a Private Detective

By | May 11th, 2017|Tags: |

I have 27 years experience as a Los Angeles Private Investigator and a New York Private Investigator. Our profession is also referred to as private detectives. During those 27 years  I learned a great deal, trained others and I successfully solved thousands of investigation assignments. What follows is sharing my experience over the past 27 years with you the reader.     Author, Robert Mann, Director of  Worldwide Intelligence Network 1. Hiring a private detective is a daunting job because there are so many to choose from in each city. 2. We know that people interested in hiring a private investigator  have [...]

6 03, 2017

Eye Opening Federal Criminal Case Dismissed

By | March 6th, 2017|

Author; Robert Mann, Director of Worldwide Intelligence Network LOS ANGELES PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR VS. US GOVERNMENT I’ve been a Private Investigator in Los Angeles and New York City for twenty-six years, and have investigated a number of challenging criminal investigations. What you are about to read might appear to be a preface to a novel, but the reality is that this is a valid case study. Hiring a private investigator is to uncover the truth. This story is about finding the truth against insurmountable odds. INTRODUCTION Upon meeting the subject of this article (herein referred to as Steve), the first words [...]

9 12, 2016

(Updated)Tips on Hiring a Private Detective

By | December 9th, 2016|Tags: , , |

In a world fraught with deception; scams, hacking, misinformation, fraud, criminal conduct and infidelity one might find themselves seeking the help of a private investigator also known as a private detective and PI. This article is intended to enlighten anyone seeking the services of a private investigator and what they should be aware of before hiring a Private Detective. Know this! Not All Pi’s are qualified. Confidentiality Is Imperative Before discussing a situation with a Private Detective, it is advisable to ask whether the discussion with them will remain private and confidential. The PI should make it abundantly clear that anything discussed [...]

21 11, 2016

The Startling Truth About Nanny Child Abuse

By | November 21st, 2016|Tags: , , |

If you are a parent contemplating hiring a nanny or child care provider, this article is intended to help protect you and your child from the unspeakable horrors of nanny child abuse. As the founder of one of America’s preeminent nanny agencies forty-eight years ago, I will explain how we successfully prevented nanny child abuse from ever occurring. To fully appreciate the importance of this article and the seriousness of how pervasive nanny child abuse is nearly two million people subscribed to this videos depicting nanny child abuse. We learned from our own personal and professional experience that parents often [...]

20 10, 2016

(Updated)How Many Of Your Social Media Friends Have A Key To Your Home?

By | October 20th, 2016|Tags: , , |

  For those who enjoy posting on Social Media, ask yourself these questions: Have you posted information about where you live,  the names of your children and pets and where you work? Have you posted information about the party you are going to this weekend? What about when your getaway vacation starts or your plans with your children tomorrow? If you posted any of these examples, you need to be aware that you may have provided information that is extremely helpful to hundreds of potential burglars or worse yet, kidnappers. You might as well have posted where you hide that [...]

20 10, 2016

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

By | October 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 | August 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 | May 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 | April 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

Your Awareness Could Prevent A Terrorist Attack

By | March 31st, 2016|

Prior to 911 we would have not 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 everyone of  us must try to remember to be hyper aware and diligent of any unusual observation or occurrence. Our minds as unfortunate as it sounds, [...]

19 11, 2015

Kylie Jenner’s Bodyguards Get’s a Bad Rap

By | November 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | September 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 [...]

11 04, 2015

(Updated)Corporate Security Services

By | April 11th, 2015|

Statistics show that inadequate and inefficient corporate security measures cost American companies billions of dollars every year, and security breaches have been detected in approximately 85% of companies and government agencies (a number that accounts for only those that have been reported). Failure to protect against threats and resolve crises negatively impacts a company's performance and can even shorten its lifespan.   Worldwide Intelligence Network has been rated as being in the Top Five of the Best Corporate Investigation Companies in America by Conde Nast Publications. An effective corporate security program protects a company from internal and external threats affecting [...]

11 04, 2015

Workers Compensation Investigation Services

By | April 11th, 2015|

Statistics compiled by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) state that workers' compensation fraud costs insurers approximately $7.2 billion a year, causing premiums to increase, forcing businesses to lose money, and making it more difficult for those who are genuinely entitled to file claims. False workers' compensation claims is considered to be the fastest growing type of insurance fraud, a crime that Worldwide Intelligence Network has been dedicated to put an end to. The Worldwide Intelligence Network Advantage 1. As a Workers' Compensation insurance company, employer, or third party administrator, you will be consistently pleased with the quality, efficiency and [...]

11 04, 2015

Workers’ Compensation Investigation Services

By | April 11th, 2015|

Worldwide Intelligence Network has been conducting AOE/COE and Sub Rosa Workers’ Compensation Investigation Services for the past twenty five years. Interviews of  claimants and witnesses number in the thousands. Sub Rosa and Activity Check investigations number in the hundreds and are performed by superb experienced field investigators with proven track records.  In addition to providing investigative coverage throughout California and New York we provide Workers Compensation claims investigations through our associate network of investigators all across America. Our Workers’ Compensation investigations have led to several millions of dollars saved by our clients who are insurance companies, self- insured entities and [...]

22 02, 2015

Where Were Lana Del Rey’s Bodyguards?

By | February 22nd, 2015|

Lana Del Rey is a singer/songwriter who is set to release her new album, Ultraviolence, later this year. But there is trouble brewing for the songstress. This is what happens when professional Personal Protection Specialists and celebrity bodyguards are not retained to manage the paparazzi at a film shoot. Del Rey’s production company is currently being sued for $1million after a video shoot for her song, Tropico, turned ugly. Karl Larsen, a photographer who works for Rolling Stone magazine, claims that he was attacked by 3 members of Del Rey’s entourage who wanted him to stop taking pictures of the [...]

20 07, 2014

(Updated)You’re In Love With Someone You Met Online-Be Very Careful!!

By | July 20th, 2014|

We so often receive investigative requests from men and women who are involved in very personal relationships with someone they met online. They have come to point where they are uncomfortable and want us to investigate whether their lover is who they say they are and if they are married or committed to another relationship. Many of these people readily admit they are very much in love even though they have never met face to face with their online lover. Usually, these investigative requests occur when the online lover promises to fly out to meet them and then suddenly comes [...]