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J. Edgar Investigation Agency, John Edgar Lacher, 2057 Forest Ave, Suite 5, Chico, CA, 95928 - Phone: 530-592-7222 - Email: - Web Site: - State License Number: PI25963
-Domestic, Surveillance, Insurance fraud, Skip Trace, , Service of process, Assets Searches, Child Custody, Criminal, Background Investigations (01.2018)

BLUE SYSTEMS INVESTIGATIONS: Michael M. Youssef 355 N. Brookhurst St. Anaheim,CA 92801 Phone: 714-592-8000 Email: Website: License: 28286 Specializations: Pi Services, Background Checks, Fraud, Infidelity, Judgment Collections, Locating Witnesses, Missing Person, Polygraph. (12-31-14)

ESKANDER INVESTIGATIONS: Nadim Eskander: 150 N. Sanata Anita Ave, Ste 300, Arcadia, CA 91006 Phone 888-433-3951, Email Web Site: License 27077 Specializations: Criminal & Civil Defense, Skip Tracing, Surveillance, Fraud Investigations, Accident Investigations, Worker's Comp Investigations, Work Place Violence Investigations. (9-13-16R)

Beverly Hills
KATZ INVESTIGATIONS: Paul Katz: 8306 Wilshire Blvd #927, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Phone 323-653-7099 Email: Web site: License pi12903 Specialization: General, criminal, civil, process serving. (12-1-16)

S.T.M.I.: David J. McIntyre P.O Box 1350 Brentwood,CA 94513 Phone: 925-516-6225 Email: License: PI 28550 Specializations: Thread Management, Personal Protection, Workplace Violence, Internal Retail Theft, Locate Services, Electronic Surveillance Detection. (2-10-14)

Buena Park
PLATINUM INVESTIGATIONS: Tracy Scott 5825 Lincoln Ave. Buena Park,CA 90620 Phone: 818-279-4567 Email: Website: License: 23266 Specializations: Subrosa, Subrogation, Litgation, Accident Investigations, Background Checks, Fraud, Locate.(9-15-16-r)

TAUSIG & ASSOCIATES: Ian Tausig, 450 Rosewood Ave., Ste 202, Camarillo, CA 93010 Phone: 805-293-1409 Email: Website: License Number: 28223 Specializations: Litigation Support (Family Law), Litigation Support (General Civil), Social Media Investigations, Social Media Discovery, Expert Witness Testimony. (3-28-16)

Canyon Country
FACHNANGAEL: Seth A. Combs: 20401 Soledad Canyon Rd, Space 504, Canyon Country, CA 91351 661-340-4906 Email: Web site: License D5488285 Specialization: IT, Skip Trace. (9-13-16)

ATTORNEY SERVICES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Nelson Tucker: 21218 Merridy Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311-3043. Phone:(818)772-4775. Fax:(818)772-4798. Process Serving, Court Filings. (Lifetime Member)

J. Edgar Investigation Agency, John Edgar Lacher, 2057 Forest Ave, Suite 5, Chico, CA, 95928 - Phone: 530-592-7222 - Email: - Web Site: - State License Number: PI25963
-Domestic, Surveillance, Insurance fraud, Skip Trace, , Service of process, Assets Searches, Child Custody, Criminal, Background Investigations (01.2018)

Citrus Heights
ALLCAL INVESTIGATORS: Lloyd C. Smothers: P.O. Box 51, Citrus Heights, CA 95611-0051 Phone 916-721-8967 License 26199 Email: Specialization: Asset searches, judgment recovery, real estate & mortage fraud, registered process server. (2-18-14)

SPYGLASS INVESTIGATIONS: Rick A. Rogers: 7250 Auburn Blvd, Ste 234, Citrus Heights, Ca 95610 Phone 916-768-1721 License PI 11910 Email: Website: Specialization: Accident/injury, insurance fraud, background investigations. (2-25-14)

SHEPPARD INVESTIGATIVE AGENCY: Jeffery M. Sheppard, 1187 N. Willow St. Clovis, CA 93611. Phone: 559-417-0153 Email: Website: License Number: 25703 Specialization: criminal, civil, domestic, skip tracing, missing persons, workers comp, accident investigations, personal protection, backgrounds, consulting, fraud/theft, undercover investigations. (7-25-14)

Culver City
BARRY ZALMA, INC. & CLAIMSCHOOL, INC.: Barry Zalma: 4441 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230-4844. Phone:(310)390-4455. Fax:(310)391-5614. E-Mail: URL: Attornery: Coverage & Insurance Fraud. (Lifetime Member)

Dana Point
R. H. TOWNSEND AND ASSOCIATES: Robert Townsend, P.O. Box 3330, Dana Point, California 92629, Phone 949-495-0089 Fax 949-495-0580 fax. Web site: Email: Ca Ins. License 2607467, Ca PI License 19644 Legal Investigations, countermeasures, product liability, business intelligence. (Lifetime Member)

EDWARDS ELITE SERVICES: Michael D. Edwards P.O. Box 2553 Danville,CA 94526 Phone: 925-819-6622 Email: License: 26703 Specializations: Personal Security, Private Investigations. (11-6-14)

KAY AND ASSOCIATES: Andy Kay 16161 Ventura Blvd C878 Encino,CA 91436 Phone: 702-595-0436 Email: Website: License: CA PI 15832 Specializations: Construction Defect, AOE, COE, Asset Locate, Corporate Loss, Asset Verification, Surveillance. (7-15-15)

LINDQUIST INVESTIGATION SERVICES: Cliff Lindquist: P.O. Box 302128, Escondido, CA 92030 License 22554 Phone 760-751-9557 Fax 760-751-9557 Web site: http:// Email: Specialization: Video mystery shopping, process service, surveillance. (NAIS Author, Lifetime Member)

EJM DIGITAL LLC: Erik J. Mccauley 1038 E. Bastanchury Rd #294 Fullerton,CA 92835 Phone: 714-686-3152 Email: Website: License: 28948 Specializations: Computer Forensics, Digital Investigation, Cyber Bullying, Online Threats, Harassment.(5-13-15)

Garden Grove

T.C. TOM WALLACE & ASSOC.: Tom Wallace P.O. Box 921 Garden Grove,CA 92842 Phone: 714-357-5269 Email: License: 00016858 Specializations: Private Consultation, Inquiries, Investigations. (2-5-15)

CLARK INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATIONS: Logan Clark: Hollywood, CA Phone:(213)463-2588. A Member In Good Standing Since 1986. License number: 4407 (Lifetime member)

Able Process Service & Investigative Research: Shelly Daniel , Registered & Bonded in California, Office# 760-378-2329 Fax # 760-378-0055,Website: Email: Member of NAIS, Chamber Of Commerce, FOE, International Internet Investigators, Historical Society, etc.(lifetime member)

Los Angeles
GRIFFITH COLSON INTELLIGENCE SERVICE : GCIS is a leading provider of security and intelligence communications services in the United States and around the world. GCIS provides constant intelligence and counter-terrorism reports, live feeds and daily briefings on national security, law enforcement and global security with specific concentration on the threat of terrorism. GCIS established Machaseh Security service, a special branch and unit of GCIS for specific focus on the security of the Jewish community living in the United States and those with families and friends in Israel. Machaseh Security Service (MSS) in an elite unit of Griffith Colson Intelligence Service. In Los Angeles 818-209-2518 In Washington D.C. 202-534-8581 (GCIS & MSS are intelligence communications firms, not private investigation firms)
G.E. INVESTIGATIONS, LLC : George Eleftheriou: 3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd Suite #377 Los Angeles.CA 91604. Lic#28412 TollFree: (866)347-7948 E-Mail: Web site: Specialization: Full Service Detective agency. Experts in High Tech Surveillance, Covert "Custom Encased" Cameras, GPS & Finding Those Who Don't Want to be Found. Complete Digital & Mobile Forensics (Texts, Pix, Data), Criminal & Civil Investigations, International Child Recovery & Missing Persons, Computer Crimes, Electronic Surveillance Countermeasures, Research, Bail Bond Pickups / Indemnitor Order of Surrender (12-1-16-r)

MACHASEH SECURITY SERVICES: Machaseh Security Service has been established by Griffith Colson Intelligence Service (GCIS) as a separate private security communications and network support unit of GCIS to collect information, analyze intelligence, threat assessments and perform special security communications operations in the defense of Jews in the United States and abroad.
In Los Angeles 818-209-2518 In Washington 202-534-8581. (GCIS & MSS are intelligence communications firms, not private investigation firms)

Logan Clarke: Director Clarke International Investigations CIT/Task Force email: 213-620-9364 951-316-1744
Child Abduction/Rescues, Criminal, Corporate, Undercover, Homicide, Background, Executive Protection, National & International Asset Searches, PI Personal Injury. Offices In Los Angeles, Brisbane, Australia, and Hong Kong. (Lifetime Member)

Mission Viejo
Allan J. Roth P.O. Box 3651 Mission Viejo,CA 92690 Phone: 714-936-7035 Email: License: 23855 Specializations: General Investigations. (4-9-14)

VALLEY INVESTIGATIVE PROFESSIONALS: Louis P. Galindez: 404 Parry Ave, Modesto, CA 95354 License 24638 Phone 209-380-0385 Email: Web site: Specialization: Criminal major crimes, civil background checks, civil judgments, mate-watch, workplace investigations. (7-15-17)
KENNETH MORRIS INVESTIGATIONS: Kenneth M. Morris, 1505 Sylvan Meadows Dr., Modesto, CA 95355 License Number: PI187827 Phone: 209-578-6560 Email: Website: Specializations: Criminal, Photography (5-17-16)

Morgan Hill
SERRY & ASSOCIATES: William A. Serry 745 Lilly Lane Morgan Hill,CA 95037 Phone: 408-464-4612 Email: License: PI 13620 Specialization: Workers Compensation Fraud. (2-18-14)

CORE INVESTIGATIONS & POLYGRAPH: Douglas A. Brenn 23811 Washington Ave. #C110-383 Murrieta,CA 92562 Phone: 800-440-7940 Email: Website: License: 25534 Specializations: Internal Theft, Work Place Investigations. (2-5-17R)

THREE B INVESTIGATIONS: Michael Belo 12325 Imperial Hwy #99 Norwalk,CA 90650 Phone: 877-285-4473 Email: Website: License: 26660 Specializations: General Investigations. (6-10-15)

OCEANSIDE INVESTIGATIONS: Richard Rivero 1895 Avenida Del Oro 4236 Oceanside,CA 92056 Phone: 760-277-1402 Email: Website: License: 26478 Specializations: Interviews, Sureillance, Undercover Operations, GPS. (6-10-15)

SILENT WARRIOR INVESTIGATIONS: Michael P. Garvals: 1442 E. Lincoln Ave. Unit 486 Orange, CA 92865 Phone 714-579-7797 Email Web Site License: 25687: Specialization: Background Investigations,Surveillance,Criminal Investigations,Professional Polygraph,Forensics Specialist,Counter Surweillance, Voice stress analysis, asset investigations. (6-25-16-r)

San Bernardino
S.W. HERRING INTERNATIONAL: Scott: W. Herring: P.O. Box 3484, San Bernardino, CA 92413 Phone 909-883-3045 License PI #25049 Email: Web site: Specialization: Workers comp fraud, suveillance, background checks, skip traces, locates, service of process. (6-10-15)

San Carlos
PALMA & PALMA INVESTIGATIONS: Sylvia Palma: 990 Industrial Rd Ste2, San Carlos, CA 94070 Phone 650-367-9890 Email: License 15394 Web site: Specialization: Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Backgrounds, Asset Checks. (11-1-16)

San Diego
PETER LEWIS MAZZONE INTERNATIONAL INVEST: Peter L. Mazzone 1804 Garnet Ave #461 San Diego,CA 92109 Phone: 619-544-4165 Email: Website: License: PI 11887 Specializations: Civil and Criminal Investigations, Debugging Sweeps, Polygraphs, Voice Stress Analyzer, Forensics. (6-10-15)

INTERSTATE EXECUTIVE SERVICES: Keith E. Gooselaw 7108 Katella Ave. Ste 409 Phone: 877-889-4217 Email: Website: License: PI 23260 Specializations: Criminal Defense, Victim Witness, TSCM, Background Investigations, Missing Person, Armed Security. (4-8-14-u)

J L West & Associates, James West, 6333 Pacific Avenue #221, Stockton, CA 95207 Phone: 209 471-0564, Email, State License 28476
Registered Process Server, Corporate, Criminal, Background investigations, Service of process (12.2017)

LASSEN INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES: John Abbott: P.O. Box 909, Susanville, CA 96130 Phone 530-251-2399 Email: Web site: License CA 17324 Specialization: Criminal defense, process serving. (5-27-14)

RANCHO ATTORNEY SERVICE OF CALIFORNIA ("RASCAL") and RASCAL'S RESEARCH & LOCATION SERVICES: Michele Dawn, 28465 Old Town Front Street, Suite 318, Temecula, CA 92590. Private Investigator's License: CA #24790. Process Server Registration #117 Riverside. For Process, phone: 951-693-0165; For Research & Location, phone: 951-693-3333. Fax: 951-693-4056. Website: Email: Specialization: Research and location of defendants, witnesses and other individuals/entities for service of process nationally and internationally since 1977. Member of CAPPS, NAPPS, CAJP, NAIS. (Lifetime Member)

GOLDEN STATE INVESTIGATIONS: Chris Harper: 1630 N. Main Street #249, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Phone:(510)779-9392. Fax:(510)779-9393. E-Mail: Specialization: Fugitive Recovery, Surveillance, Executive Protection, Medical Malpractice. Lic: 17518 (Lifetime Member)

Woodland Hills
CALIFORNIA INVESTIGATION SERVICES: Jay H. Rosenzweig: 22817 Ventura Blvd #262 Woodland Hills CA 91364 Phone: 818-704-9925 Email: Web Site: license number PI 13143 Specialization: locate missing persons, locate birth parents, background checks, domestic investigations, and surveillance. (6-19-14)

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