Blackmail Specialists with Decades of Expertise

Since 1977, Research Associates has been resolving cases of blackmail and extortion with great success. Our first priority is to ensure your safety and create a trustworthy environment. We understand how sensitive these situations can be and promise strict confidentiality from the very beginning. As blackmail specialists, we work closely with you to develop strategies that meet your needs and achieve the best possible outcome.

At Research Associates, we provide support, sensitivity, and discretion in every case we handle. Our professional services as blackmail specialists are tailored to fit your unique situation. Together, we will create a plan that addresses your specific goals. With over forty years of experience, we have handled a wide range of blackmail and extortion cases. There is very little we haven’t seen before.

Blackmail works by isolating the victim and making them feel powerless. Involving a blackmail specialist from the beginning can make all the difference. We have the expertise to manage and resolve these situations effectively. Our team knows how to handle these delicate matters with care and precision.

Protecting your reputation is a crucial aspect of our work. We understand that blackmail and extortion can threaten not only your safety but also your public image. Our strategies are designed to manage and contain the situation discreetly, ensuring that your reputation remains intact. We use all our resources and knowledge to keep the details of your case confidential, so you can continue your life without the fear of public exposure.

Effective Resolution of Blackmail and Extortion

Facing blackmail can be a terrifying and isolating experience. At Research Associates, we understand the fear and uncertainty you might be feeling. Our role as blackmail specialists is to help you navigate this challenging situation with confidence and care. We are here to protect your reputation, both in business and personal life, and to provide peace of mind and closure.

Our approach to handling blackmail cases is built on professionalism, discretion, and empathy. We know that each case is unique, and we tailor our strategies to fit your specific needs. From the moment you contact us, we ensure that your situation is handled with the utmost confidentiality. Your trust is important to us, and we work diligently to maintain it.

When you’re dealing with blackmail, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and powerless. We understand the stress and anxiety that come with being blackmailed. You might not know who to turn to or how to handle the threats you’re facing. That’s where we come in. Our team of experienced investigators has the skills and knowledge to manage these situations effectively. We aim to take the weight off your shoulders and guide you through the process with a clear, focused strategy.

One of the key methods we use is thorough investigation. We delve into the details of your case to understand the full scope of the threat. This helps us to identify the source of the blackmail and gather the evidence needed to confront it. Our goal is to disrupt the blackmailer’s power over you, making you feel secure and in control once again.

Expert Blackmail Specialists at Your Service

Facing blackmail is overwhelming and frightening. As a professional private investigation agency, we understand the urgency and sensitivity of such situations. Our team of blackmail specialists is here to help you regain control and protect your reputation and interests. With decades of expertise, we have developed a robust approach to managing and resolving these threats efficiently.

Paul Hawkes, our renowned blackmail specialist, has built a worldwide reputation for his exceptional skill in handling these delicate matters. With years of experience and a deep understanding of the complexities involved, Paul and our team are well-equipped to tackle any blackmail situation. We ensure that every case is handled with the utmost care and professionalism.

When you reach out to us, we start with a free, no-obligation initial consultation. This allows us to understand your situation and discuss the best course of action. From the very beginning, we prioritise your privacy and confidentiality. We have a non-disclosure agreement in place to protect your information and ensure that all details remain confidential.

Our goal is to resolve the issue discreetly, allowing you to move forward without fear of public exposure and secure your safety and reputation. If you find yourself in a blackmail situation, don’t face it alone. Reach out to us for a free, no-obligation consultation. We work within strict legal and ethical standards, ensuring that all our actions are above board. Let us help you regain control and peace of mind. Your safety and reputation are our top priorities.

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How It Works

Our Investigation Process

We offer a confidential consultation, tailored investigation strategy, and rapid, detailed reporting.


Contact Us

Get in touch for a FREE, no-obligation, private consultation. Discuss your circumstances, the obstacles you encounter, and the objectives you aim to fulfill through your investigation.


Set the Plan

We will propose a tailor-made approach and specific tactics for your situation, utilising our extensive array of services. Transparent pricing will be provided, and your plan will be agreed upon before we proceed with the investigation.


Get the Information

Our expert private investigators will carry out a discreet, comprehensive, and professional investigation, providing a detailed report within 24 hours of completion, ensuring you have a clear understanding of the findings.


Frequently Asked Questions

Private investigators, especially those who specialise in blackmail cases, have the expertise and reputation to handle these situations discreetly and effectively. They can gather evidence, identify the blackmailer, and work closely with law enforcement to resolve the situation. Contacting a reputable private investigator agency, like Research Associates with experience in blackmail cases is a crucial and wise step in dealing with blackmail. The track record and professionalism of an expert private investigation team can make a significant difference in achieving a successful outcome.

It is generally advisable not to respond to the blackmailer’s demands. Engaging with them can potentially escalate the situation. Instead, consider seeking professional help and guidance from law enforcement or a private investigator.

It’s not guaranteed that blackmailers will give up if you ignore them, and their behaviour can vary. Some may persist in their attempts to exert pressure, while others may eventually lose interest if they don’t receive a response. Ignoring a blackmailer may lead to consequences such as the release of sensitive information, damage to your reputation, or further harassment. Consulting with a reputable private investigator agency is a wise step in addressing blackmail situations.

Blackmail can have severe and lasting consequences on a person’s life. It can lead to emotional distress, financial losses, damage to one’s reputation, and even legal problems. While the extent of the impact varies depending on the nature of the blackmail and how it’s handled, it is a serious matter that should be addressed promptly. Consulting with a reputable private investigator agency is advisable.

We have built our reputation on maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity, privacy, and professionalism. Our agents are trained to be highly discreet and sensitive to the specific needs of our clients, ensuring a bespoke and considerate service.

No, the initial consultation at Research Associates is offered at no cost to you. It’s an opportunity for us to understand your needs and for you to learn more about our services. There are no obligations or fees associated with this consultation.

It’s helpful to have a clear understanding of the issues you want to discuss during the consultation. You can prepare a list of questions or concerns you have, and any relevant documents or information that may be pertinent to your case.


Credible Legal Investigation

Research Associates is proud to be associated with prestigious organisations in the field of investigation and forensic sciences. As a distinguished member of the UK’s Association of British Investigators, we uphold the highest standards of professional conduct and ethical practices.

Furthermore, our affiliation with The Institute of Professional Investigators and the World Association of Detectives Inc. underscores our commitment to global excellence in the investigative industry.

We also take pride in our membership with the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, which demonstrates our dedication to advancing forensic science and maintaining the highest level of expertise in our field.

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    Meet the Team

    Leadership Team

    Paul Hawkes

    Director (MD) / Principal Investigator

    Martin Tomlins-Young

    Director / Senior Investigator

    Harry Gottlieb

    Director / Senior Investigator