Posts by Matt

Reducing Exposure and Liability for Companies Operating in the Global Marketplace

Bribery continues to be a major legal and ethical problem for U.S. businesses operating in overseas markets. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which criminalizes bribery of foreign officials in order to access foreign markets, can have very severe penalties for U.S. firms whose employees or overseas agents are caught committing (or attempting to commit) bribery.…

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Crime Reduction Techniques for Your Company

This blog post is part of our continuing series of articles on how business owners and managers can protect themselves from a multitude of risks in the workplace by employing investigative and due diligence strategies. Companies today have many different obstacles and challenges that they have to overcome. While their focus must be on servicing…

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A Look at Reducing Internal Criminal Threats in Your Business

Most business leaders, understandably, focus their effort and attention on the day to day operations of managing their business and providing for their clients or customers. As a result, they are often unaware of, or not prepared to deal with, the significant risks they face from potential employee misconduct or criminal acts. In order to…

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Using A Private Investigator During A Divorce May Be Necessary

A divorce is never easy, and the process can take its toll on everyone involved. However, no matter how high the stress levels get, it’s important that you take the steps needed to ensure that you get the best possible outcome from the divorce itself. That’s not always simple, and in many instances you might…

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Employee Background Screening: Could It Have Helped JPMorgan?

Not all employees are honest, trustworthy people. Case in point: A recent report published at usatoday.com by Kevin McCoy about an Ex-JPMorgan adviser who has been charged with fraud for allegedly stealing $20 million from customers. Michael Oppenheim, 48, took money from at least seven bank clients in a fraud scheme he operated from March…

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How Can a Private Investigator Help Protect Your Identity?

Identity theft is one the fastest growing crimes in modern society, and can represent substantial ongoing challenges for individuals who have fallen prey to it. One of the larger concerns that people may have is the fact that many cases of identity theft can start with minor, easily overlooked changes to bank accounts and credit…

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The NFL Conducts Background Checks On Top Draft Picks

At Radius Investigations, we frequently stress how critical it is for companies to conduct proper and thorough background screening on prospective employees. A proper background investigation can help protect not only the company itself, but also its employees and their families, the company’s brand, and its customers. Pre-employment screening should be standard practice for every…

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Preparation Leads To Successful Cross-Border Investigations

Conducting cross-border investigations is something that we do quite a bit of at Radius Investigations. In their recent article published at insidecounsel.com entitled, “4 Strategies to Improve Cross-Border Investigation Readiness“, authors Tiffany R. Moseley and Amy Conway-Hatcher write: Much like military campaigns, cross-border investigations are inherently complex, driven by unique facts, shifting priorities and necessarily…

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Employers Need a Private Investigator Now More Than Ever

When most people think of a private detective they think of seedy deals in back alleys and someone taking photos of a cheating spouse. But that’s the Hollywood version of it. The reality is that a professional private investigator can help with a number of different issues throughout a wide range of areas.

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