Feeling overwhelmed by suspicions of fraud in your business or personal life? Not sure how to tackle potential financial deceit that’s messing with your peace of mind? At Research Associates, we’re here to help you. Our fraud investigator services don’t just find and fix fraudulent activities. We give you the clarity and confidence to move forward.

It’s normal to feel vulnerable and uncertain when dealing with fraud. But with us by your side, you’ve got a strong ally. We dig deep into your situation, using a mix of traditional methods and the latest tech to uncover the truth. We don’t just look at the immediate effects of fraud but also its long-term impact on your finances and well-being. Our aim is to investigate, provide evidence, and empower you with knowledge and strategies to stay safe in the future.

With decades of experience, Research Associates offers discreet, professional, and caring support. Let us guide you through this tough time with our expert knowledge and unwavering support.

Thorough Fraud Investigation Services

As private investigators, we play many roles in fraud investigations. Our main goal? Uncovering the truth. It’s not easy, but we dive into detective work, financial analysis, and digital forensics. We look through financial records, emails, and data to find signs of fraud.

But finding evidence is just one part of what we do. We need to give you clear, solid proof. This proof shows the fraud and helps with legal action or future prevention.

Supporting you through the whole process is key. Finding out you’ve been defrauded is tough. We’re here to guide you, keeping you informed and easing your stress.

Fraud investigations are tricky and need a good grasp of fraud methods and legal details. We know it takes technical skills, sensitivity, and discretion. Whether it’s simple embezzlement or complex corporate spying, our aim is always the same: uncover the truth, provide clear evidence, and support you every step of the way. We handle each case with care and professionalism to resolve the issue and help you feel secure again.

Confidential and Effective Approach

We start by getting to know you and your situation. Our first step is a private, confidential chat to understand your situation. This isn’t just about ticking boxes—it’s about really getting to grips with your unique case. We need to know all the details so we can handle your case properly.

After our initial chat, we create a plan tailored to you. There are no off-the-shelf solutions here; every plan is made specifically for you. Our experienced team will pick the best tools and methods to suit your needs, making sure we’re thorough yet sensitive to your situation.

Our approach is effective and considerate. We dig deep to find the facts while keeping in mind the emotional and practical issues you might be facing. By balancing these aspects, we not only meet high professional standards but also support you through the process. This personalised method ensures we handle your case with care, discretion, and empathy, providing clear results and peace of mind.

Fraud Investigator – Global Reach with International Expertise

At Research Associates, we work on a global scale with experts from around the world. Our team brings diverse skills and knowledge, allowing us to offer worldwide investigative services.

Imagine you’re facing cross-border fraud or international corporate spying. Or maybe you need to find assets scattered in different countries. Our experienced private investigators can handle these international challenges.

We know fraud and other wrongdoings don’t stop at borders. That’s why we’ve built a network of specialists, including financial analysts, legal experts, digital forensics, and cyber security professionals. Our team’s wide-ranging skills help us tackle cases with international elements.

We understand local laws and cultures. This local insight, combined with a global outlook, means we can operate effectively anywhere.

Choose Research Associates for Fraud Investigator Services

Choosing Research Associates for fraud investigation means you’re getting a team that truly cares about solving your problems. We bring empathy, skill, and effectiveness to every case.

With decades of experience, we know the ins and outs of fraud investigations. We’ve sharpened our skills and expanded our toolkit to provide top-notch solutions. We get that fraud cases can be complex and sensitive, so we handle each one discreetly, aiming to give you peace of mind.

Our investigators are experts in both traditional methods and cutting-edge digital forensics. We can uncover and analyse evidence in both the physical and digital worlds. This is vital nowadays, as fraud schemes are more sophisticated and often international. Thanks to our global network, we can follow the trail wherever it leads.

We don’t just fix the immediate issue. We also guide you on how to prevent future incidents. Every client is different, so we tailor our approach to fit your unique situation. This personalised service and our high standards are why our clients trust us.

Get in touch now for a confidential, no-obligation consultation. Let’s discuss how we can help restore your peace of mind.

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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

Scheduling an initial consultation is easy. You can reach out to us through our website, contact our office directly by phone, or send us an email. We will promptly respond to your inquiry and arrange a convenient time for the confidential consultation.

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.

When hiring a private investigator, it’s essential to choose a trustworthy and reputable agency. Consider their experience, track record, and reviews from previous clients to ensure you’re working with expert and reliable professionals. We recommend that the best way to determine the suitability of an investigative agency for your specific needs is by having a consultation. At Research Associates, we ensure a completely confidential, no-obligation discussion to get the best insights into whether our agency is the right fit for your requirements. This consultation allows you to discuss your case in detail, understand our approach, and make an informed decision about moving forward with our services.

Absolutely, you can trust that your case will remain confidential when you hire our agency. We consider confidentiality a top priority and take several measures to ensure it. Our private investigators are trained to handle cases discreetly, and we offer consultations protected by Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). These legally binding agreements guarantee that any information shared during the consultation and throughout the investigation will remain strictly confidential. You can have full confidence that your privacy is protected when working with us.

Complex fraud refers to intricate and often large-scale fraudulent activities involving multiple parties, sophisticated schemes, and significant financial or resource implications. This can include corporate fraud, investment scams, insurance fraud, and more.

The duration of a fraud investigation varies depending on the complexity and scope of the fraudulent activity. We aim to conduct thorough and efficient investigations while ensuring that no detail is overlooked.


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