1. Things Private Investigators Cannot Do

    Because of the way private investigators are portrayed in the media, there are many misconceptions about what private investigators can and cannot do. While laws and regulations vary from state to state, here are a few things that private investigators usually cannot do. Practice without a license Depending on what state you are in, it is illegal for private investigators to operate without a lice…Read More

  2. Investigating Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims

    Workers’ compensation insurance exists to aid employees who are injured at work. It is intended to cover lost wages, medical expenses, and any other expenses during the employee’s recovery time. However, some people try to take advantage of this insurance and will fraudulently claim injury to receive workers’ compensation. It is difficult for employers to disprove these claims, so it has bec…Read More

  3. Are You Being Catfished?

    These days, online dating is becoming an increasingly more common way to meet new people. A recent study found that online dating is now the second most popular way for people to meet potential partners, after meeting through mutual friends. With the prevalence of online dating, however, comes a new opportunity for criminals and scammers to strike. One common phenomenon that has grown out of the i…Read More

  4. Common Myths About Background Checks

    Background checks are a powerful tool in a variety of different situations. Whether you are looking into a prospective employee, going through a divorce, investigating an insurance claim, or entering a new business, a criminal background investigation can give you critical information that will inform you of your best course of action. However, there are many myths about background checks that may…Read More

  5. Protecting Your Retail Store From Theft

    When you own a retail store, your main security concern is theft. Whether it is employees or customers, when you experience theft, it can be incredibly detrimental to your business. Especially during particularly busy times of year, it can be easy to overlook some basic security measures. However, even small steps can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars over time. Regularly check your r…Read More

  6. Improving Your Restaurant’s Security

    When you are in the restaurant industry, there are special considerations to make when it comes to security. You want to ensure the safety of your employees and customers, as well as protect your assets and expensive equipment. It is important to put proper security measures in place to protect your restaurant from losing money and business. When you need security consultant services, McCabe Assoc…Read More

  7. Protecting Your Small Business From Embezzlement

    As a small business owner, you are likely aware of many obvious security issues to look out for, such as theft, but you may not have considered embezzlement. Embezzlement is a difficult crime to catch because by its very nature, it is done by someone you trust. In order to embezzle money from your company, a criminal has to be someone to whom you would give control of your money. To protect your c…Read More

  8. 4 Ways To Prevent Employee Theft

    We don’t want to believe that our employees are capable of stealing from us, but it is an unfortunate reality that employee theft happens. Internal security threats often go unnoticed by employers because they don’t want to face that reality. However, you are doing yourself a disservice if you do not take realistic steps towards preventing employee theft. Here are four ways you can prevent you…Read More

  9. Why Hire Surveillance

    At McCabe Associates, one of the services we offer is surveillance. Surveillance is an investigative technique that involves discreetly obtaining information about an individual or group in a dispute. This information can be used by businesses, law enforcement, attorneys, and more. Reasons To Hire Surveillance There are many reasons that individuals and businesses choose to hire private investigat…Read More

  10. The Importance of Risk Assessment For Your Business

    Oftentimes, companies do not think about their security until it has already been breached. Sometimes, it is because someone forgot or purposefully did not follow a policy, and sometimes, a business never had the policy that could have protected them in place. People often believe that conducting a security risk assessment is paranoid; however, taking preventative measures now can save you from ha…Read More