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Is Airbnb at Fault for Not Performing Proper Background Checks in the Lapayowker Case?

News organizations worldwide are reporting that Leslie Lapayowker, a former Airbnb “superhost” and guest at Carlos Del Olmo’s residence through Airbnb, was a victim of sexual assault from Del Olmo during her stay. Lapayowker has filed a lawsuit against Airbnb for negligence in reporting Del Olmo’s previous criminal history.

Is GPS Tracking Through Smartphone Apps Enough?

GPS tracking is a valuable tool: Whether you are a parent keeping track of your kids as they go to and from school, monitoring your teenager as they become a more independent driver, or a business owner who wants to maximize efficiency and transparency in your fleet. Having a GPS tracking device in your vehicle or in a backpack is a great way to keep tabs on your loved ones.   GPS Phone Tracking: Is it enough? Smartphones have come out with their own tracking capabilities, with...

Learn How Insurance Investigators Fight Fraud

Fudging the details of an insurance claim report – perhaps exaggerating the extent of damage, or not being entirely truthful about how exactly an accident happened – is a harmless lie, told by many people. Right? Wrong. Insurance fraud, or trying to get benefits that you aren’t entitled to from an insurance company, can be a misdemeanor or a felony crime. This offense can carry heavy fines or even prison time. At Radius Investigations, we carry out a variety of services for...

How Private Investigators Can Protect Your Company’s Bottom Line

There are many aspects to running a business. One of them is to prevent employee fraud. Theft has been around since the beginning of time, and it is not going away any time soon. In fact, in the digital age, criminals are more sophisticated than ever before. However, by hiring private investigators, you can mitigate the risk of crime to your business, helping to protect your assets and profits. Here are some examples of how private investigators can protect your business. Loss Prevention...

The High Costs Of Not Running An Employee Background Check

Today, an estimated 90% of major employers in the country utilize employee background checks to ensure that their employees are being honest on their applications and that they’re a good fit for the business. These pre-employment screenings can look for fraudulent claims on an application, criminal history, financial history, and much more. It’s important to take a closer look at just why it’s critical to utilize employee background checks, and what it really comes down to in...

Understanding And Avoiding Employee Fraud

Many businesses end up being the victims of employee fraud and misconduct, and with such a high number of companies located here in NYC/Long Island, it’s only natural that many companies here will experience this problem as well. Surprisingly, many businesses don’t even realize that they’re being taken advantage of until long after the money has been taken. Consider a couple of Long Island and New York examples if you’re not convinced: Long Island resident Onesta Reyes...

The Importance Of Employment Background Checks

Your company needs every advantage that it can get in order to thrive in today’s business climate. It’s important to pay attention to everything from marketing to sales strategies and beyond, but many companies have now realized just how important the hiring process can be as well. Hiring the right employees is a must, and hiring errors can cost a company thousands of dollars – sometimes more. There are numerous benefits offered by running employment background checks, including:...

Top Reasons Your Business Could Need A Private Investigator

Businesses don’t operate in a vacuum. They rely on teamwork and allies – not only from employees, but from partners, suppliers, vendors, accountants, and more. In short – you’ll likely end up doing business with a lot of different people in order to keep your company moving forward. From time to time, you might find that the use of a private investigator is needed. A private eye isn’t really what the movies make it seem like, and as such it’s worth taking a look at what...

Are Workers Compensation Investigations Needed?

Any company will face challenges, and the key to success is obvious – keep your bottom line in the black. Bringing income into the business is important, but so is reducing the overall costs that your company incurs regularly. There are a lot of different things to consider in terms of reducing costs, and it’s common for some areas to be overlooked completely. Insurance fraud and worker’s compensation investigations in particular need to be addressed, and while it may not seem like...

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 their customers, matching the competition, marketing effectively, and dealing with their day-to-day operations, it’s also a must that businesses...

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 protect themselves, their businesses, and their customers, it is vitally important for any business owner to understand the various risks that employees...

Private Investigative Services- Asset Searches

Below is a list of asset services our New York and long island private investigators can perform. These services are not limited to asset searches and can also include other miscellaneous searches that can be very helpful to whoever may need them, such as the following: Vehicle Registration or Plate Number- You provide VIN# or license plate #, results in name and address where registered, type of vehicle and lien holder information Real Property- You provide name/ssn, results in search of all...

New York Private Investigator Phone Searches

The  private detectives at Radius Investigations can perform a variety of phone searches for a multitude of reasons, including to locate missing persons or a missing child. Below is the services we provide along with what information we need from you in each type of service. Reverse Landline Phone Number- You provide phone number, results in name and physical address; Reverse Cell Phone Number- You provide phone number, results in billing name and address; Find Phone Number- You provide...


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