FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: How much does
it cost to hire your private detective agency?
A: Every client’s
needs are different depending on the specifics of the type of private
investigation that they are wishing to discuss.
The PI rate can vary from $60.00 to $150.00 per hour per investigator
and per day.
For example, a high-risk exec protect
requires substantial resources and usually at a moment’s notice. Some situations may require only a solitary
bodyguard while others may require an advance team, vehicle convoys, counter
surveillance bug sweeping, and personnel arriving with unbelievable resumes and
amazing client lists both on the U.S. Soil and abroad.
Undercover operators are specially trained
and experienced, and further details on how this specific area of this Firm’s
operational services can be discussed in-person.
Plainly stated, every situation is
different and will require an onsite assessment and submitted quote time permitting.
Q: I think I need
an undercover operative or operatives for a short time. How do I go about arranging this type of
special investigation, and what can I expect from your Firm?
A: Each undercover operative from
this Firm is specifically trained to go into an existing business with a
working knowledge of human resources, labor law, criminal law, civil law, the
evidence code, and each are experienced in gathering actionable intelligence
designed to ferret out where the problem is followed by detailed reports,
declarations, and etceteras.
Q: I have a former
employee who worked for me for a week and then went out on an injury. I would like to confirm if this is the case
or not. What should I do?
A: Public domain
surveillance while gathering video (not audio and not in a familial setting)
and photographic evidence on 35 mm film is the preferred method of determining
the veracity of a former employee’s claim of injury, but it may be necessary to
install undercover operatives who can get close to such a person to learn the
truths and falsehoods.
The by-product of this approach is that
undercover operatives do not restrict themselves to reporting only what they
are assigned to investigate but also report on all that they see and hear and
produce written reports and declarations on other witnessed activities if
Q: What area does
your Firm cover?
A: Investigative Operations are available from
Sacramento to Fresno and in most cities and towns between and within the Central
Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. This
is called the Firm’s Area of Operation or “AO.”
Q: Okay, I’d like
to talk to someone from your Firm. How
should I go about this?
A: Please feel free
to email pi(at)mercatoresmc(dot)com and request a callback to schedule a
telephone conference with a lead investigator.
This may develop into an in-person interview to further discuss how the
Firm may be of service. There is no
charge for the call or the meeting within the Firm’s Area of Operation.
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to contact and set up a telephonic and in-person evaluation to see if
installing undercover operatives or setting up sting operations, or conducting
workman compensation investigations, or launching a personal or executive
protection operation is right for you, your business and your family.
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