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 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Why Hire McCabe Associates For Executive Protection

    Your employees are the most valuable asset to your company. Therefore, executive protection is sometimes necessary for high profile employees. Whether it is a high level executive in your company or you yourself, McCabe Associates can provide executive protection for your company to protect your valuable assets. Here are some of the reasons why you should hire McCabe Associates for our executive p…Read More

  10. Common Reasons To Hire A Private Investigator

    At McCabe Associates, we have brought together a group of trained and experienced professionals from law enforcement, military, security, and counterterrorism backgrounds to provide you with private investigation services. Here are some common reasons people come to us for private investigation: Child custody cases When you are fighting for custody of your child, you need evidence for the courtroo…Read More