Catfishing involves creating a fake online identity to manipulate someone. Motivations vary: some catfish are lonely and use attractive photos to gain attention, others investigate if their partner is cheating, and the most harmful aim to scam victims for money. The emotional and financial toll on victims can be devastating. At Hodson PI, while we […]
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In the early days of digital investigations, capturing online evidence was a simpler task. A screenshot was often sufficient to document and present findings. However, as technology has advanced and legal standards have evolved, the requirements for preserving digital evidence have become significantly more stringent. Justin Hodson, a licensed professional investigator specializing in insurance defense […]
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When you find yourself in a situation that demands the expertise of a private investigator, it’s often accompanied by a whirlwind of emotions—uncertainty, stress, and the weight of making the right decision. You need someone you can trust, someone who will handle your case with the utmost professionalism and sensitivity. The journey to finding that […]
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In private investigation, particularly within insurance defense, the value of medical canvassing cannot be overstated. This proprietary investigative technique provides a robust tool for confirming or uncovering a subject’s medical treatment history. Let’s delve into the benefits and processes behind this essential service, shedding light on how it ensures accuracy and integrity in claims investigations. […]
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From the Desk of Justin Hodson, Hodson PI LLC Introduction to Surveillance Dynamics In our line of work, understanding the distinction between physical and electronic surveillance is crucial. Physical surveillance might involve something as simple as following a subject on foot through the streets of Los Angeles or as complex as tracking movements via a […]
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Private investigators do far more than sit in a car all day, hoping for a breakthrough or successfully pursuing their subject. They meticulously gather pertinent information but also analyze the minuscule details and deliver their findings back to the client in a clear, organized report. Undoubtedly, conducting interviews, collecting evidence, and administering surveillance techniques are […]
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In any professional environment, respect and mutual understanding form the cornerstone of productive and lasting relationships. At Hodson PI, LLC, we pride ourselves on fostering a culture of respect, not just within our team but also in our interactions with clients. We believe that every individual, regardless of their position or title, deserves to be […]
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In celebration of Black History Month, we honor Macon Bolling Allen, a pivotal figure in American history, recognized as the first African American attorney and judge in the United States. Born in Indiana in 1816, Allen was a self-taught reader and writer who initially worked as a schoolteacher. His quest for legal education led him […]
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Temecula, CA — The California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) recently announced that Alison Peacock, JD, has achieved the distinguished Certified Professional Investigator (CPI) designation, joining an elite cadre of professional investigators recognized for their expertise, ethics, and excellence in the field. This certification is a testament to the rigorous standards upheld by CALI and […]
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Harnessing Google Search Operators for Enhanced Online Investigations In the realm of online investigations, precision, and efficiency are paramount. Whether you’re delving into competitive analysis, conducting background checks, or gathering intelligence, the ability to quickly and accurately sift through the vast expanse of the internet is crucial. This is where mastering Google Search operators can […]
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