Identity Theft Investigations

At Distinctive Investigations we can assist you with ensuring that you limit your exposure to identity thieves. Many people are probably familiar with the most common type of identity theft, financial, but there are actually six types of identity theft. They are:

  • Financial
  • Utilities
  • Government documents and benefits
  • Business
  • Medical
  • Criminal

Although financial identity thief gets the majority of the media coverage, and the repercussions of financial identity thief are serious enough, the other forms of identity thief can have a more life changing repercussions.
Consider these examples

– Someone steals your identity to obtain medical services. As a result, inaccurate information on allergies, diseases etc could be erroneously added to your online medical records. Should you require emergency medical attention, this erroneous information could have life threatening consequences.
– Someone presents law enforcement with your identity when violating the law. As a result you could end up with a criminal record that you are neither responsible for nor aware of. This could affect your ability to gain employment, loans, or could result in law enforcement breaking into your house to apprehend you for a crime you did not commit.

Most people are angry and want to find the perpetrator. While that reaction is understandable, it is the 2nd step in our investigation. The first and most important step is restoring your identity and stopping the bleeding. Our investigators are trained and experienced in these types of investigations. If you suspect that you have been a victim of identity fraud, or if you want to learn ways to lesson your exposure to identity thieves contact us for a free consultation.