3 Examples of Pretexting In Real Life

Pretexting is posing as someone you’re not to gain access or information you normally wouldn’t be able to get. This is common for private investigators, process servers and penetration testers.

But here’s the HUGE difference between P.I.’s and “pen testers”: Pen testers have a “get out of jail free” card. Private Investigator’s don’t.

The get out of jail free card is an agreement singed by the client that says if the pen-tester is caught he or she has been authorized to make the penetration attempt and should not be criminally or civilly charged. P.I.’s don’t have that because the people/organizations we are pretexting have NOT given us permission to try to “breech” them.

As private investigators we have to keep our permissible deception (pretext) legal, ethical and authorized by our client, but if things go sideways, well, you better have a back-up plan. And a back-up plan to the back-up plan.

So this week’s training isn’t a deep dive into HOW to pretext. That’s a specialty. This week’s video training is just to share a few case studies where I have used pretexts to close cases including a fraud case, a child custody case and for serving process on a tricky gal.

So watch the training and pick up the tips I have for you, but don’t believe this is enough training for you to pretext correctly.

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Need to pass your state’s P.I. licensing exam?

Then don’t miss Shadow School where I’ve put together a training program so though that if you take this training you will pass your state licensing exam or I will refund every penny you paid. No one else would dare make you that promise with their private investigator “school”. No one!

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Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator (Ret.) &
#1 Best Selling Author

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What shows up on a criminal background check?

What shows up on a criminal background check for employment? This week’s private investigator training video takes you behind the scenes to look at a real criminal history check with the names changed to protect the guilty.

If you want to lean how to do criminal history checks, then learn all about them in my Public Records Mini-Course!

Need to pass your state’s P.I. licensing exam? Then don’t miss ShadowSchool where I’ve put together a training program so though that if you take this training you will pass your state licensing exam or I will refund every penny you paid. No one else would dare make you that promise with their private investigator “school”. No one!

Check out the full package (including the free previews) at https://shadowschool.us/

Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator (Ret.) &
#1 Best Selling Author

P.S. – And, of course, don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it right here…

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Becoming a Private Investigator.

Any “Private Investigator school” that promises you can be a P.I. in 90 days is a lie, but now there is Shadow School – a program so powerful you will pass your state private investigator test guaranteed!

I have personally been teaching private investigators for, well… close to 20 years now!

First at a community college then selling my own courses.

But I’ve put together a training program that’s so through that if you take this training you will pass your state licensing exam or I will refund every penny you paid. No one else would dare make you that promise with their private investigator “school”. No one!

Check out the full package (including the free previews) at https://shadowschool.us/

Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator (Ret.) &
#1 Best Selling Author

P.S. – And, of course, don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it right here…

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A Basic Mistake in Auto Accident Investigations.

In this free auto accident investigation training video, I provide a clip from my complete online course to help you avoid making this major error that may appear ridiculous when you learn that it occurs, but it’s actually very easy to make!

When working on a traffic accident case as a professional investigator, you must be careful to verify you’re at the correct location! the actual scene of the traffic crash!

Why is this so difficult? Because not every accident takes place in an easily identifiable location like an intersection. Consider the countless car accidents that occur on stretches of freeway when there isn’t a visible landmark to serve as a site marker!

And if you’re not taking on motor vehicle accident investigations, you ARE missing out because of these 3 reasons:

Auto accident investigations have…

1. Great, Repeat Clients.

2. Clients who WANT to hire you!

3. Clients who already have a budget to hire you! (No price resistance!)

So, DON’T MISS:
https://www.ShadowAnyone.com/CrashCourse

(Heck, the free preview lessons are worth the visit!)

Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator (Ret.) &
#1 Best Selling Author

P.S. – And, of course, don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it right here…

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The Little Known Benefits of a Private Investigator for Subpoenas.

If you’re working for an attorney, a subpoena may be the way your client gets the information, but if that’s the case, why hire a P.I. at all?

So how can a private investigator help if the lawyer is “getting” the information with a subpoena?

This is key…

The P.I. can learn where to search and what to subpoena!

It’s all too easy to miss the thing that will actually solve the client’s problem, even if the client has the time and resources to collect everything they can think of (and no client really has that money or time) and even if a law firm is given great latitude by a judge to go on a fishing expedition like that.

But with a qualified, professional investigator, the client can use a scalpel to precisely request the records or other evidence they require to significantly strengthen their case!

Case Study:

One child custody case I worked the mother had custody of the children and was abusing them horribly.

Initially I was hire to get surveillance video. I got great video and testified before the judge who put new restrictions on where the mother could take the kids. So when the violation of the judges orders continued, my client requested more surveillance.

Even after the second time in court presenting the new surveillance video the father (my client) didn’t get custody!

With more investigations I discovered the mother was defrauding the government of a significant amount of money. I couldn’t get those confidential government records, but after telling my client, his lawyer was able to subpoena the documents. That was reliable, verifiable proof against the mother.

That evidence together with my security footage was finally what worked. Case closed.

Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator (Ret.) &
#1 Best Selling Author

P.S. – And, of course, don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it right here…

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