Do you really know who you are dealing with?Let us help you find out who you are dealing with ... before signing contracts, taking on new vendors or clients, extending credit, hiring new employees or management, buying a property or a business, contemplating a merger, initiating international business activities or investing your hard earned money. Our goal is to reduce your risk exposure and improve your decision making process by providing you with the most up-to-date and reliable information possible! So whether you need a quick public record search, valuable corporate intelligence, a due diligence report, a business background investigation or litigation support ... consider contacting us. We can help! All inquiries and services are strictly confidential.
Who Are We?
Private Investigator was formed in Ontario, Canada in 2000. We are a leading provider of background investigations, due diligence investigations and intelligence solutions. We also provide a full range of investigation and litigation support services.
As a boutique agency, we provide a personal, hands on approach to EVERY assignment. No assignment is too big or small and EVERY assignment is custom designed to meet each client’s unique needs.
James Magnum is the Owner and Director of Operations for Private Investigator. he has more than 20 years experience in investigations and has lived and worked in Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Canada. She has an undergraduate degree and a graduate certificate in Environmental Management. She is also a licensed private investigator, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Professional Certified Investigator and an open source intelligence specialist.
Licenses, Certifications & Insurance
Private Investigator is licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services as a private investigation agency and is fully insured.
All of our Private Investigators are licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. They are also Professional Certified Investigators, Certified Fraud Examiners and Open Source Intelligence Specialists.
Current Memberships & Affiliations
We are a proud member of the following professional organizations:
- Council of Private Investigators Ontario (CPIO)
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
- Council for International Investigators (CII)
- World Association of Detectives (WAD)
- International Intelligence Network (INTELLENET)
- ASIS International (ASIS)
Private Investigator was named the 2014 DUE DILIGENCE FIRM OF THE YEAR for CANADA award winner and the 2014 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE award winner by Acquisition International.
Private Investigator also received the 2012 and 2013 award for FRAUD INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR – CANADA.